Specialist Crane Hire – Safety, Service & Standards

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 9001 accreditation and current CAD drawing software, SCH offer a comprehensive lifting solution.


Another Record Year For Specialist Hire Group

In the year to 31 August 2013, Specialist Hire Group posted another record high in both Operating and Pre-Tax profits, on sales largely flat year on year.

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.

Our Accreditations & Membership
  • Moody BS ISO logo
  • Safe Contractor logo
  • Achilles logo
  • UVDB: Empowered by Achilles logo
  • ESTA logo
  • CPA Member