Crane Hire

Crane Hire • Heavy Lift • Contract Lift • Abnormal Loads

Drawing on our longstanding relationships with crane operators, Collett's crane hire services provide the ideal heavy lift solution for your cargo. Operating under CPA Contract Lift Conditions, our engineers deliver bespoke lifting solutions for abnormal loads. 


Collett heavy lift provide mobile cranes, including telescopic mobiles to up 1,000Te and crawler cranes up to 2,000Te, all operated by our in-house Appointed Persons, Slingers, Banksmen and Crane Lift Supervisors.  We plan, order and supervise all cranes needed, from simple single and multiple lifts up to complex tandem operations for abnormal loads.  The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is the leading trade association for the plant hire industry in the UK, as a member Collett can provide CPA Contract Lift Services alongside our heavy transport operations, this allows us to offer a ‘one stop shop’ for abnormal loads across the UK and Europe. 

Operating under Contract Lift Conditions our team undertake all lifting responsibilities for loading, delivering or relocating a wide variety of loads, whether it's a 50Te cargo or a record breaking weight.  Our Team will prepare all lift plans, lift studies, risk assessments, method statements and organise the necessary insurance requirements for your project safely and expertly planning and executing the movement of your cargo.

Our heavy lift team have the knowledge, experience and understanding of all aspects of lifting operations allowing us to carry out these tasks adhering to the highest safety standards and complying with the BS7121 Safe Use of Cranes Code of Practice.  This allows us to propose, engineer and deliver lifting solutions tailored specifically to each individual project.

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Collett & Sons Ltd

Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY
6 Northbrook Road, Dublin 6, Ireland