South West Crane Hire - One of the Leading Crane Hire Companies in the South West

Crane Hire Companies

Crane Hire Companies within the South West of England cover the counties of Gloucester, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.

South West Crane Hire is one of the leading Crane Hire Companies in the South West with over 35 years of experience and a wide range of lifting and moving equipment that can solve almost any lifting requirement.
Most Crane Hire Companies can provide expertise in one particular lifting solution. At South West Crane Hire we have the expertise, gathered over many years, to lift and move objects and equipment from the smallest to the largest, from the easy to the just plain awkward!

If you need help and advice on how to lift and move your precious cargo, be it a yacht, a machine, a train, a sculpture, a portacabin, a caravan, a spa tub, whatever, South West Crane Hire can help. 

Operating from six strategic locations in the South West, Plymouth, Exeter, Barnstaple, Taunton, Yeovil and Bristol, all your lifting requirements can be dealt with quickly, efficiently, safely and competitively.

Contact us now by calling one of our Depots below:

Exeter (H.O.)
01179 551511
01392 256148
01935 414101
01823 352122
01752 562333
01271 377477

or email

South West Crane Hire is one of the Top Crane Hire Companies in the South West and is a leading specialist in it's field - with over 35 years experience in crane hire, professional staff and a crane for every job. 
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Crane Hire Fleet

SW Crane Hire Ltd have one of the largest and most up to date range of mobile and heavy cranes in the South West.  With All Terrain, All Wheel Steer together with mobile compact and hiab cranes that comprise the majority of our existing fleet of lifting and moving equipment.

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Crane Hire services

We run thirty seven cranes ranging from 8-ton to 200 ton capacity machines, three hiab lorries and two artic units, not to mention a range of trailers for different needs. We operate an in house machinery moving and installation division. Services we provide include:-

  • method statements, 
  • site visits,
  • general crane consultation
  • and risk assessments.

Our Team

Many customers leave the whole Lift to us, from planning stage through to lift completion, relying on our dedicated team of on site Managers, Operators, Slinger/Banksmen, Appointed Persons and Crane Supervisors. 

All of our operators are HGV drivers with the necessary CPCS qualifications. (These are an amalgamation of the old CITB and CTA qualifications, but all under the one banner of the Construction Plant Competence Scheme).

Health and Safety

Safety is our priority; all staff attend regular Health & Safety updates and are conversant with the needs for On Site Safety. The emphasis that we place on safety involves a lot of investment in our staff and machines and we take pride in our unblemished safety record.

Behind the scenes, the administration staff is always on hand to help or if they cannot, to find someone who can.

We are not infallible but we do strive to be as professional as possible and are dedicated to providing a safe Crane Hire service second to none.

In summary, of the many Crane Hire Companies in the South West, South West Crane Hire is the one with the experience, equipment and staff to solve your lifting, moving and transportation needs.

Quick Contact


South West Crane Hire, Tan Lane, EXETER, Devon EX2 8EG, Tel: 0800 294 3381,
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