Crane hire and contract lifting services in Yorkshire

Market leading crane hire and contract lift services in Yorkshire. We operate the UK’s largest fleet of cranes from 30 strategic sites across the country, which gives us the ability to deploy to any location – ultimately making us the only one able to offer a truly national service. With 40 years of experience behind us, we place safety at the heart of everything we do. In addition to our expansive range of lifting services, we also provide our blue-chip customers with access to planning, engineering and in-depth expertise of the very highest quality, so whatever the nature or scale of your project in Yorkshire, you can count on Ainscough Crane Hire to deliver.

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    0845 113 0434

  2. Address
    Nearest Depot:
    Scott Lane,
    Burntcliffe Road,
    LS27 0NQ

Why Choose Ainscough Crane Hire

  • QHSE

    We have numerous accreditations & awards for outstanding QHSE, including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001.

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  • Availability

    From John O’ Groats to Lands End with the UK’s largest fleet of 400+ cranes across 30 locations.

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  • Reliability

    Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability & reliability.

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  • Experience

    Expertise on all aspects of a lift; from the initial consultation stage through to execution.

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Ainscough Crane Hire Services

Our safety culture ‘Make the Safe Choice’ is of paramount importance to our team. Our guiding principles centre on the idea that we all share a collective responsibility for the safety of everybody engaged in our operations, as well as anyone surrounding them – including our people, our customers, and members of the public. Ainscough holds numerous accreditations in recognition of our commitment to safety, and ensuring a safe system of work is a key priority in everything we do.

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  1. SafetySafety

    • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 accredited.

    • RISQS 5 star rating by the Rail Industry.

    • ROSPA Silver Award.

    • Safety measures regularly evaluated, tested, inspected and audited to uphold our impressive safety record.

    • Health and safety procedures communicated and reinforced through training programmes, regular bulletins, and MAAP (the Ainscough smartphone APP).

  2. ReliabilityReliability

    • Best-in-class Liebherr mobile cranes.

    • Stringent fleet maintenance schedules to increase availability and reliability.

    • Scale, infrastructure and in-house services to make cranes available for any purpose, at any time and location.

    • Extensive planning, experienced personnel and flawless execution to guarantee jobs will be completed on-schedule.

  3. AvailabilityAvailability

    • Largest fleet in the UK, with over 400 mobile, crawler, mobile tower and heavy cranes.

    • Nationwide 30 depot network to cover any location in the UK.

    • Fleet capabilities of up to 1000 tonnes.

  4. ExperienceExperience

    • Experience on all aspects of a lift, from consultation through to execution.

    • Extensive industry experience and highly trained personnel.

    • Sector-specific expertise for the most complex lifts.

    • Highest standards of customer service, lift design and operation.

Largest fleet in the industry – 400+ Cranes

Our comprehensive fleet features a wide variety of cranes that allows us to deliver a comprehensive package of lifting services that can be adapted to both project requirements and location.

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Expertise and dedicated logistics support

For more than 40 years, we’ve been using the size and range of our fleet to fulfil the requirements of blue chip customers across a range of key UK sectors. Our diverse range of lifting services are distinguished by our hallmarks of diligence, precision and efficiency, and we’ve built our prestigious reputation by opting not to outsource these services to third parties. Instead, they’re delivered by our own in-house team, which comprises the most knowledgeable, experienced and trusted experts in the lifting industry.

This includes teams of crane operators, lift operatives and engineers, health and safety officers, and contract lift managers. The depth and breadth of their combined in-house expertise allows us to tackle all areas of a project, so our customers can expect unrivalled service on even the most heavy or complex lifts in Yorkshire.

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Leading contract lift projects in Yorkshire

Our contract lifting solutions span a range of services in which our experts can handle every aspect of the contract lift at hand, right from the initial design phase. Here, we use market-leading CAD software or BIM modelling to scope out the exact requirements of the lift. This gives us a solid foundation we can use to proceed to the next stages of the project as required; we can take on the method statement provision, QHSE analysis, road closure management, transport logistics and round the clock management.

All this planning and engineering is undertaken by our own specialist engineers and contract lift managers, ensuring that you can always have total confidence to Make the Safe Choice with Ainscough Crane Hire. If your project involves a significantly complex or heavy lift in Yorkshire, we can even provide several of our services in the form of a bespoke, turnkey package – one that’s tailored to your exact requirements and schedule.

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Exceptional service across a range of sectors

Our large and diverse fleet gives us the flexibility to serve a wide variety of key industries, including:

Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
Petrochemical, Oil & Gas
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Power Generation
Emergency Response
Emergency Response

Our fleet encompasses mobile tower cranes, crawler cranes and heavy cranes. We can deploy these to anywhere in the country, either as individual units for ad hoc crane hire, or in teams for larger, multi-unit contracts. Whatever the nature or scale of your own project, when you hire a crane in Yorkshire, you can always count on Ainscough to provide all the reliability, capability, availability and expertise you need.

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