Mobile Crane Hire and Contract Lifting in Barnsley

Crane Hire Barnsley

Looking for crane hire in Barnsley? Then you need the expertise of BJW Cranes. With an extensive fleet at our disposal, you should have no problem finding the perfect crane for the job.

We provide cranes for all project scales. Choose from:

  • city cranes
  • heavy-duty cranes
  • mobile tower cranes
  • self-erecting cranes
  • telescopic cranes

We have specialised in crane hire in Barnsley for more than 20 years so have the skills, expertise and local knowledge, to ensure your lifts are carried out in the most efficient and safest way possible.

If you’re unsure which crane you need, get in touch and we’ll help you to make the right choice.

In addition to our excellent fleet, we also offer a wide range of additional services:

CPA Crane Hire Barnsley

If you’re no stranger to crane hire in Barnsley, opt for CPA crane hire and we’ll provide an appropriate crane and appointed person – leaving everything else up to you. Our appointed person will follow your strict instructions, ensuring work is carried out to the highest standard.

With CPA crane hire, you’ll be required to provide your own insurance to ensure you’re covered for loss or damage to machinery, goods and operators.

Contract Lifting Barnsley

New to crane hire? Don’t panic. We are experts in contract lifting and this option removes the burden and responsibility from you, with our experienced team taking care of every aspect of the lifting.

All contract lifts in Barnsley are carried out according to BS 7121 standards and LOLER regulations. As standard we provide:

  • the correct crane
  • an experienced appointed person
  • a qualified crane driver
  • a competent signaller
  • a risk assessment/method statement

Arranging a contract lift in Barnsley with the BJW team, will provide you with the peace of mind that your goods are in safe hands.

Mobile Crane Hire Barnsley

Combining the best features of a telescopic crane and conventional static tower, our mobile crane hire services are great for projects in built-up areas where access is restricted.

Mobile crane hire in Barnsley provides a rapid, cost-effective solution for lifting goods safely and is recommended for new-build projects, city-builds, sheeting and cladding, and trusses.

Contact BJW Cranes

Our fleet is backed up by a team of qualified staff who are committed to providing the best service possible. For more information about crane hire in Barnsley call 01724 289 501 or email and we’ll do everything we can to help.


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With so many different types of crane available in our fleet, choosing the right one for your heavy lifting requirements can prove challenging. Here at BJW Cranes, we supply five different types of crane, all of which are ideal for use with certain types of job. Our fleet includes: • City cranes – ideal for use in busy or built-up areas where space is at a premium, our city cranes feature a short chassis, 2 axle design and 1 cab with independent steering for ease of use. • Heavy duty cranes – boasting some of the most reputable names in heavy lifting, Liebherr and Grove, our collection of heavy-duty cranes are affordable, compact and ideal where a fast and efficient operation is needed. Small yet powerful, these economical cranes are a great option. • Mobile Tower cranes – one of our most popular machines, our mobile tower cranes can be on-site and setup within the hour, offering an affordable, safe and efficient solution. • Self- Erecting cranes – if you need to transport loads all over the country, our self-erecting cranes are an ideal option. Quick and easy to set up, and offering unrivalled ease of operation with the option for remote control movement, our self-erecting cranes in Barnsley are great, especially in confined spaces as they take up little room. • Telescopic cranes – using a boom and jib system, our wide range of telescopic cranes are versatile and flexible, perfect for haulage in in tight spaces where height and strength are required. We’ve invested heavily into our fleet to ensure only the highest performance every time, so if you’re unsure which of the above is right for you, get in touch with our team today who would be happy to offer advice.
Yes. Heavy lifting of any goods comes with a risk, and our fleet of heavy-duty cranes are priced from £260,000 to in excess of £4 million, so cover is crucial. The good news is that here at BJW Cranes, we offer both a damage waiver on CPA hires as well as cover for lifted goods, where required, at an extra cost. For full details of what both our waiver and insurance covers, see our insurance page. If you have any questions about your insurance cover, or to organise cover to be put in place, please contact us. Our team who would love to hear from you and will gladly talk you through the different options available.
Here at BJW Cranes, our aim is to cover all your heavy lifting requirements, and we offer a range of services to ensure you can get everything you need all under one roof. Our services include: • CPA (Constriction Plant Hire Association) crane hire • CPA contract lifting • Mobile tower crane hire • Heavy crane hire • Small crane hire • Insurance We’re confident that we have everything you need and more to complete a full moving and handling operation from start to finish, but if the heavy lifting service you require isn’t spotted here, please get in touch and our team will endeavour to help you in any way we can.