Specialist Crane Hire – Safety, Service & Standards

Established in 1965 under the name of A Jardine & Sons Ltd, 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 130 Tonne capacity operating from 3 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 9001 accreditation and current CAD drawing software, SCH offer a comprehensive lifting solution.


New 60 Ton Liebherr delivered in March.

Specialist Crane Hire have expanded their fleet with a new 60 ton Liebherr Crane, based on the well-established LTM55 chassis.

Sophisticated New Liebherr Crane For SCH

Specialist Crane Hire (SCH) has purchased a new Liebherr LTM1130-5.1 all-terrain crane to add to its growing fleet.

Watch the Specialist Crane Hire corporate video for a brief look at our services (32 secs). View this video in HD on YouTube.

The Specialist Crane Hire Ltd holds the following corporate accreditations and memberships.

  • ISO 9001 Intertek logo
  • Safe Contractor logo
  • Achilles logo
  • UVDB: Empowered by Achilles logo
  • ESTA logo
  • CPA Member logo
  • Worksafe Contractor Member logo