Construction Crane Hire

City Lifting is a significant figure in the construction industry in East Anglia and across the United Kingdom. We have one of the most diverse crane hire fleets available in the UK. We have an enviable reputation for providing high-quality equipment and deliver an efficient and safety orientated service, making us the number one choice for construction crane hire in Essex, London, and beyond.

We have worked in both the public and private sectors for over 40 years, contributing to some of the region’s largest commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects by providing safe and professional mobile, tower, and spider crane hire solutions to a variety of leading construction firms as well as small local builders.

Fully accredited

Our top concern is health and safety, which is at the core of our business approach. We have remained at the top of the construction business, working alongside some of the UK’s most well-respected contractors, thanks to our industry-leading accreditations and fully qualified and experienced operators.

Construction crane hire packages

We provide a full-service mobile, tower, and spider crane hiring lifting package – from the installation of site facilities, services, and welfare units and through to the erection and build phases, tower crane construction and installation, rooftop air conditioning units, and building refurbishments. We have everything you need to deliver effective lifting solutions for all aspects of your construction projects.

We are well-equipped to supply a full range of mobile, spider, and tower crane hire services, including long-term hire contracts, all over the United Kingdom, from our headquarters in Purfleet and Maldon in Essex. For all types of construction, manufacturing, renewables, and tank cleaning, we supply sophisticated cranes with a variety of capabilities and a large selection of speciality lifting equipment.

Safe & reliable

We can provide exceptionally competitive rates for both new and existing customers, whether you need a short-term home lifting service in the East of England or a long-term nationwide crane hire contract. We are one of the leading mobile, spider, and tower crane hire companies in the UK because of our commitment to providing safe and reliable crane hire and contract lifting services for over 40 years, and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Please contact one of our team members directly at for additional information on our nationwide long-term hire options and to see whether your project qualifies.