The Birmingham Depot has become the latest Ainscough Crane Hire branch to open its doors to customers to provide a behind-the-scenes look at its operations.
Open between 10am and 2pm on Thursday October 13th, the depot team were on hand to meet and greet customers who availed themselves of the display cranes which included a Liebherr MK140 tower crane, a Liebherr LTM 1040-2.1 40 tonne all terrain crane and a Kato CR250 25 tonne city crane.
The 35 guests also undertook a guided site tour including the crane workshops, received a presentation entitled ‘Why Ainscough? Make the Safe Choice’ and were able to test their skills at the controls of a crane with the ever-popular target practice activity.
There was also a hamper draw and, not for the faint-hearted, the opportunity to ride up in the cab of the mobile tower crane to a height of 35m, giving a spectacular view of Birmingham and the surrounding areas.
Peter Anthony, depot manager at Ainscough’s Birmingham Depot, said: “The open day was a very worthwhile event and the visitors really appreciated the chance to have a look around the cranes and understand more about our services.
“We were very pleased to welcome so many of them into the depot and it really helped to underpin our relationships with some key customers.”
The Midlands Open Day follows on from other successful events held this autumn in the North West, Yorkshire and Scotland.