General Crane Hire and Contract Lifts

From 7te cranes to 200te cranes, we provide general crane hire and contract lifting services to customers every day of the week. If you require a fully insured contract lift, get in touch today for an indicative price or to arrange a site visit.

Examples of our general crane hire work:

Synergy Lifting supply cranes to companies across the UK ranging from engineering firms to construction firms to steel erectors, M&E installers and more. We have lifted everything from air handling units to industrial fryers to building materials and silos. With access to cranes up to 200te, our general crane hire and contract lifting division can deliver a full package lifting service to clients whatever their needs may be.


Heavy Crane Hire

With access to cranes up to 1200te capacity, Synergy Lifting have delivered heavy crane hire on projects throughout the UK. From lifting heavy machinery to dismantling structures, our heavy cranes division are here to help.

Examples of our heavy crane hire work:

Operating cranes with up to 1200te capacity, Synergy Lifting are the perfect choice when it comes to heavy lifting. For example, we have utilised 220te cranes to dismantle buildings, 350te cranes to lift heavy equipment from a far reach and 1000te cranes to remove redundant plant from factories. With an experienced team and a cost conscious attitude, we can deliver heavy lifting operations with efficiency and safety in mind.


Tower Crane Hire

We can supply saddle jib tower cranes, luffing jib tower cranes, or self-erecting tower cranes for any project in the UK. We have a dedicated team of professionals who offer a comprehensive service, from initial consultation to project completion.

About our tower crane hire service:

Synergy Lifting have strategic partnerships that allow us to offer a fully managed tower crane hire service that is executed safely, on budget and on time. We use the latest technology to plan your tower crane project from erection to dismantling. If you need to hire a tower crane but you are not sure on the type or size tower crane best suited to your site, then feel free to get in touch for an initial consultation or to arrange a site visit so we can better determine your requirements.


Do I need crane hire or a contract lift?

The table below outlines the key differences between a crane hire and a contract lift. The main difference is that if you do not have an Appointed Person to plan the lifting activities for you, you will probably need a contract lift. If you are not sure which one is best for you, we can talk you through this on the phone or via our website live chat.

QuestionCrane HireContract Lift
Is a crane with operator supplied?YesYes
Who is responsible for selecting a suitable crane?CustomerCrane Firm
Who plans the lift?Customer's AP*Crane Firm's AP*
Who arranges slinging and signalling duties?CustomerCrane Firm
Who is responsible for supervising the lift?CustomerCrane Firm
Who is responsible for all loss or damage to the crane?CustomerCrane Firm
Who takes on legal liability in the event of injury or damage?CustomerCrane Firm
Who is responsible for insuring the plant and goods under hook?CustomerCrane Firm
* AP (Appointed Person) is a person qualified to plan lifting operations.

How much does crane hire cost?What size crane do I need?Crane hire or contract lift: what is the difference?