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3-tonne to 200-tonne cranes for hire


AE Engineering provides a range of crane hire and mobile crane hire solutions for all types of projects. Our crane hire services are based in Lancashire. We can deliver cranes, accessories and other equipment to construction projects and developments throughout the North West, including LiverpoolWiganPreston , Manchester and many more. 

We are fully accredited and insured, and our expertise and experience allow us to deliver quality service every time.

Professional crane hire services are an essential aspect of any construction project. The machinery, cranes, accessories and other equipment that we have available are regularly inspected and serviced, maintained and kept in pristine condition. 

AE Engineering offers a complete range of cranes to hire for projects of all sizes. From 3-tonne cranes for domestic projects to 200-tonne cranes for use in the largest industrial construction sites.

We pride ourselves on providing fantastic customer service and a large fleet of well-maintained and mobile cranes for you to choose from. We are a specialist company with many years of experience in the industry.

We offer a diverse fleet of top-of-the-range cranes, mobile cranes, accessories and other equipment to suit your bespoke crane hire requirements.

Our experienced team have been delivering industry-leading cranes for many years. We can help your project progress on schedule and on budget thanks to the reliability of our crane hire services. Whether you are working on a new build development, converting a building or demolishing an unsafe property, our expert team are here to help.

Please get in touch with us if you would like us to provide you with a site survey and quote for hiring a crane or mobile crane hire services.

If you would like to find out more information about the difference between crane hire & contract lifting, the cost of crane hire or you want to arrange a site survey, please get in touch. 



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Call Us On: 01253 422 044

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Call Us On: 01253 422 044
Contract Lifting Solutions in Lancashire

Mobile Crane Hire

The team at AE Engineering provide a comprehensive range of crane hire solutions for construction use across the North-West and beyond.

Whatever type or size of lifting solution you need for your project, our engineers and operators can help. As part of our complete service, we can hire personnel to operate our cranes and other machinery. This will help to ensure that your project progresses as it should.

Our team can also help to make your entire worksite safer. Our crane hire equipment has been extensively tested, reliably maintained, and is fully insured to provide a safe service.

However, human error can lead to severe accidents occurring on worksites of all kinds. Our trained and experienced team will take on the full responsibility for the lifting, including risk assessments and relevant paperwork allowing your worksite to become much safer for workers and nearby properties.


Ae Engineering provides mini crawler cranes for hire, which are ideal for smaller construction projects. They can be set up in extremely small, awkward spaces and provide a reliable lifting service. In the past, these pieces of equipment have been used in various domestic and commercial projects.

Because of their smaller size, mini crawler cranes can be used in various interior environments. They can be charged using simple electrical power sources. You will not need a large generator to operate this unique crane design.

Mini crawler cranes can offer a range of advantages to all small-scale projects. These benefits can include:
• Diesel or Electric Powered.
• Can Run Silently.
• No Fumes When Electric Powered.
• Can be Radio Controlled.
• Boom Lengths of Up to 21 Metres.
• Lifting Capacities of Up to 10 Tonnes.
• 2,000kg Pick and Carry Duties.
• Stability and Tilt Alarms.
• Multi-Speed Winches.
• Hydraulic Disc Brakes.


AE Engineering can provide a range of large mobile cranes perfectly suited for industrial-scale projects. Our fleet of large mobile cranes is essential for all types of construction projects. They often require large spaces to be set up but can offer a completely reliable service once in place. Large mobile cranes are designed to offer lifting capacities of up to 200 tonnes.

A large mobile crane has many advantages over smaller crane hire options. For example, large mobile cranes can:
• Lift Weights of Up to 200 Tonnes.
• Feature a Wide Range of Boom Lengths.
• Feature Telescopic Booms.
• Be Easily Movable When Required.
• Be Locked in Place for Safe and Reliable Lifting.


AE Engineering also provides mobile tower cranes, which are a practical option and suitable for use in diverse environments. They are ideally suited for projects in cities and towns with built-up areas where space is often a significant concern.

Mobile tower cranes can be set up in as little as 15 minutes, allowing for quick project turnaround. They can also offer a greater lifting radius and weight duty than traditional telescopic cranes. Tower cranes are ideal for all types of projects

Mobile tower cranes can offer a range of benefits to your project. Some of the unique features you’ll be able to take advantage of include:
• Radio-Controlled.
• 21 Metre Boom Lengths.
• 6-Tonne Lifting Capacities.
• Dual-Powered Diesel or Electric.
• Silent Operation of Electric Power.

Hire a crane in the North West & Lancashire

At AE Engineering, we proudly offer comprehensive crane hire services for projects across Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire and the North West of England. 

We can deliver industry-leading cranes, personnel and lifting equipment to projects in Manchester, Liverpool, Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Burnley, Carlisle, Chorley, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Preston, Rochdale, Salford, Southport, St Helens, Warrington, Wigan and beyond. 

As part of our complete crane hire service, we can also provide fully trained, experienced personnel hire.

Get in touch with our team for more information on the benefits of our reliable crane hiring services. You can reach us directly by calling us on 01253 422 044. You can also email any questions or concerns you might have to, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


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