Established in 1965 under the name of Jardine Crane Hire, Specialist Crane Hire (SCH) has evolved into one of the North’s largest independent crane and lifting specialists.
SCH services including Crane Hire and Contract Lifting under CPA terms from the Scottish Borders down to North Wales and the North Midlands.
With a fleet of modern cranes up to 200 Tonne capacity operating from 2 depots the company has a long history of offering safe solutions for complex lifting operations in industries as diverse as nuclear power, civil engineering and holiday homes. SCH creates accurate and detailed lift plans to meet its clients' project requirements. With ISO 9002 accreditation and current CAD drawing software, SCH offer a comprehensive lifting solution.
Where a client company does not have the required qualified and experienced Appointed Persons, SCH will use its experienced personnel to provide a detailed and bespoke Risk Assessment and Method Statement to ensure the safe performance of the lifting operations. SCH provide the necessary personnel and equipment to perform the lift. Responsibility for safe access and egress to the lifting site remains the responsibility of the client along with the ground conditions.
SCH provides crane hire under CPA Conditions through its fleet of modern truck mounted and all terrain cranes with lifting capacities up to 200 tonnes. The client is responsible for providing a detailed Risk assessment and Method Statement and retains responsibility for directing and managing the lifting operations. Responsibility for safe access and egress to the lifting site remains the responsibility of the client along with the ground conditions.
Specialist Crane Hire to assist with a £200m construction project to improve transporation and relieve congestion and pollution at the Port of Heysham.
After several years laying in the dockyard at Barrow-In-Furness, 19-ton gun turrets are moved thanks to help from Specialist Crane Hire.
Watch the Specialist Crane Hire corporate video for a brief look at our services (32 secs). View this video in HD on YouTube.