Supporting progress through infrastructure projects

We are proud to have played a key role in supporting the UK’s infrastructure through the installation or removal of heavy and complex structures.

We have decades of experience working on projects that underpin the world around us, such as road and rail networks, bridges, viaducts and airports, ports and harbours, roads, and sewerage facilities.

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How we will deliver for you

We have built a strong understanding of how to optimise the delivery of infrastructure projects, meaning we are a partner of choice for leading companies and organisations throughout the UK.

We will work to develop your lifting plans, by having a deep understanding of your requirements. We have an experienced team of engineers, contract lift managers, project planners and operators.

Whether it’s a engineering solution or assisting a demolition subcontractor, we will provide a plan that allows your infrastructure project to complete in a timely and safe manner.

We will:

  • Engage with you early on in the design process to develop a lift plan that benefits the wider aims of your project
  • Plan and deliver every aspect of your lifting requirements
  • Supply CAD drawings using the latest CAD blocks that illustrate how the project will be delivered, providing you with certainty your goals will be met
  • Prepare the required documentation for any necessary road closures
  • Ensure every aspect of our involvement is compliant with your QHSE protocols
  • In the interest of all stakeholders, carry out these works cost-effectively with minimal disruption

Why work with Ainscough crane hire?

Ainscough Crane Hire is the UK’s leading lifting solutions company, a renowned and trusted partner of industries including the infrastructure, construction, power and industrial markets with over 400 cranes at our disposal – the largest and most diverse fleet in the industry.

This means we are perfectly equipped to deliver a tailored service to fulfil your lifting needs.

Our experienced and dedicated team is located across 30 locations strategically positioned across the country, and are passionate about using their expertise to support projects that help improve the buildings and infrastructure in communities throughout the UK.

Our QHSE, availability, reliability and experience combined with our industry expertise and our commitment to Make the Safe Choice makes us the perfect partner for any lifting project – large or small.

  • 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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Lifting Services

tall crane
Contract Lift & Crane Hire
Heavy Cranes
Heavy Cranes
Special Projects
Special Projects
Lifting Services for wind energy
Lifting Services for Wind Energy

Infrastructure Case Studies

  • Rail infrastructure case study – Farnworth Tunnel
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  • Rail possession case study – Brumber Hill Bridge
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What our Customers say

At Ainscough, we are focused on providing excellent service to our clients.

  1. “It would be very hard to improve on the exceptional and very professional service.”

  2. “The service always meets or exceeds my expectations. Our local team handle our enquiries perfectly and punctually.”

  3. “More than happy with the service and professionalism of the crane crew.”

  4. “Of all the companies we use, Ainscough are my favourite. All the staff are friendly, helpful and professional.”

  5. “The service from enquiry to delivery of the works was effortless – great peace of mind from our side of things.”

  6. “Very pleased with all aspects from meeting the sales/technical on site at planning stage to the helpfulness of the crane team during the installation on site. “

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