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Heavy Machinery Moving

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Heavy machinery moving

Our Service

From heavy industrial machines and heavy equipment to entire factories, Synergy Lifting are heavy machine moving and factory relocation specialists offering a full package service for both simple and complex projects. Our experienced heavy machine moving team provide clients with a cost-effective machine movement solution which reduces the hassle of having to coordinate activities and allows for safe project delivery.

Whether you have one heavy machine to move or an entire factory, pick and choose from any of our machine moving services to create a package tailored to your needs – movement, shifting, offloading, storage, transportation… We work with heavy machines and equipment from all sectors and industries – from MRI scanners to air handling units, print presses, chemical plants, conveyors and more…

Machine Movement

Synergy Lifting can offer a range of heavy machine movement services. We can relocate existing machines to a new location on your site or we can relocate them to another factory. If you are having new machinery or equipment being delivered, we can provide and offload, ingress and positioning service. Or if you have any other machine movement needs, we can work with you to come up with a solution.

Machinery Removal

If you need to dispose of a redundant machine or to relocate it elsewhere, Synergy Lifting can provide you with a safe and efficient machine removal service. As registered Upper Tier Waste Carriers, we are able to offer a machine removal service for redundant equipment and we can offset any scrap value against the cost of this machine removal service.

Machinery Strip Out

If you need to remove heavy machines from a factory then we are able to strip them and dispose of them or relocate them to another factory. Our team of qualified personnel and our specialist equipment make us ideal for this type of machine strip out work. We can also offer a full factory strip out service if you are looking to completely move premises or if you are shutting down permanently.

Machinery Storage

Synergy Lifting offer a heavy machine storage service at our secure premises. If you have industrial machinery or equipment (such as AHUs, chillers, machinery etc.) which needs storing before being transported to an end destination – or old machinery which needs removing and storing – we can provide a secure facility on a short or long term basis.

Machinery Transportation

If you are looking to transport machinery locally or across the country, we can provide a machine transportation service for you. If you need interim storage for your machinery or equipment, then we are able to offer this too.

Factory Relocation

Moving premises or shutting down an old factory? Our management expertise coupled with our plant and equipment mean we can offer a full factory relocation service which is efficient and cost effective. Our turnkey factory relocation services include suitable labour, cranes, equipment, transportation and storage.

About us



Synergy Lifting’s management team have experience carrying out machine movements and factory relocations. Our personnel include qualified appointed persons, lift supervisors, slinger banksmen, riggers, steel erectors, plant operators, and more.


We have our own fleet of electric pick and carry cranes that are ideal for machine movements. We also have our own mobile cranes, transport, forklifts, and more. Combined with our personnel, we are able to offer a full package service at a competitive price.


We have our own tackle store with a range of specialist machine moving equipment including skates, jacks, genie lifts, spreader beams, lifting tackle, and more.

How we operate

Our Process

Synergy Lifting are the perfect choice for any project that requires heavy machine movers, regardless of whether it’s an entire factory to be moved or a single machine that needs relocating. Constant investment in new equipment ensures we are able to provide our clients with a first class machine removal, storage, transportation, installation and relocation service. We have resources at hand to meet your needs, including experienced, qualified and accredited employees and fully certified equipment maintained to the highest standards. We have a proven track record of completing any size of project, adhering to the precise specification of the job whilst operating to the highest levels of health and safety possible.


Site Visit

The first step is for Synergy Lifting's industrial plant dismantling team to conduct a site audit to produce documentation for the following steps.



Following our initial site visit, our team will produce a detailed quotation with an outline of our scope of works and timescales.


Site Assessment

Our team will undertake our full site assessment to establish HSE requirements and finalise our method for lifting operations, dismantling etc.


Risk Assessment

With safety being our priority in all of our operations, a site-specific risk assessment will be created to go alongside our method statement.


Method Statement

Our team will write up a site-specific method statement detailing our safe working procedures to carry out our operations.


Highways and Councils

Synergy Lifting will work with local councils to arrange any necessary permits or road closures if heavy/wide loads need transporting off site.


Insurance Covers

Synergy Lifting's full comprehensive insurance covers will be presented to the client for review before site operations commence.


Project Management

The machine moving work will be undertaken by Synergy Lifting’s qualified personnel utilising our specialist plant and equipment.


Waste Disposal

We will dispose of all waste materials in a safe and environmentally friendly manner with scrap value offset against the price of the work.

Where we work


We are working in a range of sectors across the UK, find out what we can do for you.


Synergy Lifting supply crane hire and other lift and shift services on sites across the UK. From lifting roof trusses and pallets of materials to installing glass and erecting steelwork. Synergy Lifting have worked on small sites for local builders and large sites for main contractors. We also work with modular manufacturers and to date we have lifted over 600 prefabricated modules on sites across the UK.

HVAC Equipment

Synergy Lifting work with both manufacturers and installers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning units. We offer a number of services including offloading, lifting, shifting, and positioning HVAC equipment. As a registered Upper Tier Waste Carrier, we are also able to remove and dispose of redundant HVAC equipment from site too.

Networks and Telecommunications

With years of experience in the telecom sector, Synergy Lifting are able to offer a range of services including logistics, lifting and handling, storage, and traffic management for both the installation of new telecom equipment and the disposal of redundant telecom equipment. With nationwide coverage, we can act as a single point of contact for these services for network and telecommunication firms.

Industrial Equipment

Synergy Lifting offer a complete range of services for both suppliers and installers of industrial machinery and equipment – from storage to transport, lifting, installing, and relocating. We have experience working with heavy machinery (such as presses, milling machines, lathes etc.) and equipment (such as conveyors, screens, towers etc.).


Synergy Lifting offer heavy machine moving services to companies in different stages of the supply chain for the automotive sector. Our heavy machine moving team have assisted with repairs to machinery and equipment and also helped with the installation of new machinery into assembly line productions for companies involved in the automotive sector.


Synergy Lifting are experienced providers of a range of services in the aerospace sector. For example, we have carried out the installation of overhead cranes and industrial scissor lifts at Airbus. We have also carried out dismantling works at British Aerospace and removed redundant equipment from manufacturing facilities in the aerospace sector.


At Synergy Lifting we have worked on ports to provide on-board deliveries by crane and we have even worked to dismantle redundant dockside cranes. We also regularly lift different sized boats onto transport and cradles or into the water. With our usual special care taken, we recently lifted a ‘priceless’ 100 year old boat that had undergone restoration.


Synergy Lifting regularly work in close proximity to rail lines and have worked with firms in the rail sector to assist with a wide range of equipment installation and heavy lifts. We have lifted engines out of locomotives for restoration purposes, disposed of redundant rail equipment, and we have lifted and assembled bridges on rail infrastructure projects.

Electrical Power Generation

Synergy Lifting have worked on a variety of electrical power generation sites including biomass power plants and energy-from-waste sites. Our work on these sites has included combinations of crane hire and contract lifting, specialist lift and shift operations for installation projects, and dismantling and packaging of redundant equipment.

Wind Power and Renewable Energies

From installing towers, turbines, and rotor blades on site to loading and transporting gear boxes. Synergy Lifting have provided crane hire and contract lift services to firms involved in different stages of the wind power and renewable energies supply chain – from manufacturers to end users. We are able to assist at different stages – from initial install to repair stages and final decommissioning.

Food and Beverages

Synergy Lifting have worked on a range of food and beverage sites across the UK including Greggs, Weetabix, McCain’s, PepsiCo, Hains Daniels, and more. Our work has involved heavy machine movement for food and beverage equipment such as lifting and shifting ovens, coolers, and bottling machines into place utilising our machine moving equipment and providing contract lift services with heavy cranes.

Paper and Packaging

From print presses to labelling machines, our team have lifted heavy equipment through roof openings and factory entrances. From offloading to ingress and positioning, we are able to provide our client’s in the paper and packaging sector with a full package machine mover service by utilising a range of plant and machine moving equipment.

Plastics and Metals

Synergy Lifting have lifted and shifted plastic moulding machines into position and removed redundant equipment for disposal. Our heavy machine mover projects have also involved installing large overhead cranes for companies in the metal sector at their stock warehouse facilities. We offer a full package heavy machine movement service in the plastic and metals sectors.


Our team have years of experience in installations for petrochemical producers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and chemical mixing plants involving radioactive material handling. We prioritise health and safety whilst carrying out a cost-effective and efficient heavy machine mover service for companies in the chemical sector.


Our heavy machine mover team have assisted with lifting and shifting a range of scientific equipment into position in laboratories – such as X-ray machines and centrifuges. Our team are aware of the value and fragility of the equipment we move and extra care is always take to ensure our projects are carried out safely and efficiently for companies in the scientific sector.


From brick factories to laundering facilities, from industrial rail manufacturers to restaurants… Synergy Lifting have worked across a multitude of sectors for client’s across the UK and even internationally. Our heavy machine mover team can offer a full package service from just one point of contact and can tackle any problem with a positive approach.