hird_groupThe leading specialist within the access platform and lifting industry.


We offer a range of services – all with experienced and friendly team that has helped us grow over the last 30 years


  • Crane hire, Contract lifting & hire, Powered access equipment hire
    Offering a wide range of cranes and access platforms to meet the requirements of every individual job.
  • Machinery Removals & installation/Industrial Services
    Relocating your production facilities, install and remove plant & equipment, undertake specialist-lifting contracts.
  • Plant operator training and lifting management
    Training can be provided at our purpose built dedicated training centres or at your own premises.

    • Plant operator training
    • CPCS testing provided at our Hull training centre
    • Accredited centre for IPAF, PASMA,
      CPCS, RTITB, and tLA
  • Hird Lifting 
    Sale, hire, repair and testing of lifting and material handling equipment.
  • Working at Height
    harness use and inspection, access platforms, mobile access towers etc
  • Lifting Operations
    from slinger signaller to appointed person
  • Forklift trucks
    all types covered, at operator & instructor levels
  • Construction Plant
    covering dumpers, excavators, and loading shovels
  • Health & Safety
    including manual handling and abrasive wheels
  • Powered access/material handling equipment sales
    Extensive range of material handling & access equipment to assist every individual customers requirements.
  • Valla battery powered crane hire/contract hire
    Compact electric/diesel/LPG mobile cranes that are ideally suited to working in confined areas and will operate in almost every environment, with lifting capacities ranging from 2 ton upwards.