We offer a managed lifting service to our customers throughout the UK. With many years of experience in the crane industry and extensive product knowledge our team of CPCS qualified Appointed Persons can carry out thorough site surveys to determine the right equipment for the task. Sourcing a crane of the type and size required is not a problem for us, through our network of trade partners we can supply cranes from 7 through to 1000 tonnes capacity. Our customers can rest assured that we will turn up on time with the right equipment and the right attitude to complete the job.
Lorry Loader Transport
We have recently added a superb vehicle to our fleet, a six wheeled Scania truck fitted with a Palfinger lorry loader (hook type). This versatile vehicle has a Gross Vehicle Weight of 26 Tonnes, the carrying capacity is close to 14 Tonnes.The load bed is 7.1 metres long x 2.5 metres wide (24 feet x 8 feet). Container twist locks are fitted to the load bed. The combination of Scania and Palfinger ensure ultimate reliability. The range of possibilties for this vehicle are very broad with the ability to load, carry and offload a very wide variety of plant and equipment. Our drivers all hold CPCS lorry loader and CPCS slinger/signaller qualifications.
We can arrange the movement of any type of load throughout the UK and Europe, from Luton vans to lorry loaders through to state of the art low loaders, we often arrange specialist transport solutions on behalf of our customers, taking care of routing, permits and notifying all the relevant authorities.
Crane Hire Support Services
We off a range of support services to crane companies. We can supply heavy duty timber crane mats of various sizes, modular lifting beams, a variety of slings and shackles. Delivery to and from site of crane equipment via lorry loader. Because our staff all have extensive knowledge of the crane industry and are CPCS qualified, we can help our crane partners to fulfil their contracts in a timely and professional manner.
We have many years of experience of moving plant and equipment, often involving high value loads. We have invested in some of the latest equipment including skates, hydraulic jacks, skoots, etc. Among the items we have moved recently are transformers, ring main units, control panels, UPS battery panels, generators, telecoms equipment cabinets, etc, ranging in weight from 100 kgs to 45 tonnes.
We offer traffic management services and have City and Guilds NRSWA qualified supervisors and operatives on our staff. We can arrange road closures, traffic diversions, signage, cones, barriers etc., to the requirements of the police and highways authorities. We can produce traffic management plans and detailed drawings created using the latest software in house. We have large stocks of traffic management equipment and our modern fleet of vehicles are liveried with the appropriate chevrons and flashing beacons.
We can liaise with local authorities on your behalf to obtain permits, claim road space, suspend parking bays, bus stops and bus lanes. Through our network of trade partners we have the ability to cover the whole of the UK.
Our tackle vans are equipped with the right equipment to carry out the task in hand. From hand tools and power tools through to lifting equipment and access equipment. Our electrical equipment is PAT tested every three months by an independent contractor. Our lifting gear is inspected six monthly by a leading lifting gear company. We have accounts with all the leading tool and equipment supply companies so that we can source almost anything nationwide and usually at short notice.
Our team of highly trained operatives all carry proof of competence. The list below details some of the qualifications held.
- CPCS Appointed Person
- CPCS Slinger/signaller
- CPCS Lorry loader (all categories)
- CPCS Mobile Crane
- CPCS Rough Terrain Fork Lift
- CPCS Industrial Fork Lift
- Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage
- LGV Artic and Rigid
- ADR (Hazardous goods)
- IPAF (Static boom, mobile vertical, mobile boom)
- PASMA (Category T, Level U)
- Working at Height
- City and Guilds Streetworks (supervisor and operative)
- Workplace Manual Handling
- Abrasive Wheels
- First Aid at Work
Lifting Power Limited are fully paid up members of the Construction Plant Association, all work carried out by us is covered by the CPA Terms and Conditions, (available on request).
Lifting Power Limited are proud members of the RHA (Road Haulage Association). All transport operations are carried out in accordance with the Road Haulage Association Conditions of Carriage 2009, (effective 1st September 2009). Available on request.
Our Insurance policy provides Public Liability and Employers Liability to £10 million GBP.