We are the experts for pick and carry cranes, tracked spider cranes, glass and materials vacuum lifting, powered access hire and contract lifting.
Hird is a well-established and trusted mini crane, powered access and glass lifting hire specialist, delivering a national service to all sectors, including construction, facilities maintenance, and manufacturing.
Trusted lifting and powered access hire
Our lifting expertise has contributed to the success of many major projects including the construction of the Shard, Europe’s tallest building.
However, our equipment is also used up and down the UK on projects of all sizes, including glass installation for house extensions, steel erection in construction projects, installation of artworks, and maintenance of historical buildings.
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Innovative glass lifting solutions
Hird has one of the widest ranges of glass vacuum lifting equipment in the UK, with maximum lifting weights reaching up to 3.5 tonnes. We stock equipment supplied by the world’s best vacuum lifter manufacturers, including Woods Powr-Grip, Kappel, Wirth, and Pannkoke.
Hird also delivers a wide range of health and safety and skills training, including: PASMA towers for use training; IPAF powered access training; LEEA vacuum robot training; CPCS A66 compact crane training; RTITB glass vacuum training; RTITB NORS lift truck training; and manual handling training.
Contract lifting and machinery moving
We also provide a contract lifting and mobile crane lift service, with highly experienced and skilled lifting teams that plan and deliver your lift project, including machinery moving and installation.
Call Hird today, we’re here to offer you expert, friendly advice, from a can-do team who put professionalism, safety and productivity first in every job we do.
Northern 01482 227333
Central 01302 341659
Southern 0203 174 0658