MSD Crane Hire and Contract Lift Services

We are the number one choice for crane hire in the UK. From small pick and carry cranes to larger heavy cranes, we can supply crane hire in the UK for projects on any scale. We have supplied crane hire in the UK for a range of clients who have needed machinery movement to steel erection. To find out how much crane hire costs, please give our team a quick call or send an email.

Our Crane Hire & Contract Lift Services

Crane Hire - Contract Lift Services

Do you need crane hire in the UK? We provide mobile cranes with competent crane operators in Darlington and across the UK. To find out how much crane hire costs, contact us for your no obligation quote.


If you need heavy crane hire in Darlington, we utilise the latest CAD technologies to prepare detailed lift plans for our client's before our work commences to ensure we approach projects utilising the safest and most cost efficient method.


If you need tower crane hire in Darlington or elsewhere in the UK, we can provide a range of tower crane types and capacities on a contract lift basis. Get in touch for help from initial consultation to project completion with MSD.

Our Other Industrial Services by MSD Crane Hire

Steel Erection and Dismantling

Utilising our mobile cranes (such as our Demag AC50-1 mobile crane) and pool of experienced, qualified steel erectors, we are able to deliver steel erection and steel dismantling services on time and on budget on sites in Darlington and across the rest of the UK.


Machinery Moving

We specialise in heavy machinery movement in Darlington and across the UK. We offer a range of machinery movement services including machinery storage, machinery removal, machinery strip out, machinery transportation and factory relocation.

Dismantling and Demolition Services

We have worked on small and large demolition and dismantling projects in Darlington and across the UK. From machinery strip outs to dismantling buildings and clearing sites, our experienced project managers work within your timescales and to a budget.

Factory Relocation

Whether you are relocating your factory to another part of Darlington or anywhere across the UK, we provide a factory relocation service which is fully project managed and we take an approach which puts safety first whilst being cost conscious.

Labour and Site Services

We can provide mobile crane operators, forklift operators, slinger/banksmen, lift supervisors, steel erectors, general labourers and much more on sites in Darlington and across the UK. We also provide other site services such as scrap removal, site clearances etc.

Plant Dismantling

We have specialist plant and equipment to provide clients in Darlington and across the UK with a safe and efficient plant dismantling service - from the removal of redundant equipment, such as industrial furnaces, to the dismantling of entire factories.

About MSD Crane Hire

Who are we?

MSD Cranes, now a division of Synergy Lifting, are a multi-disciplined crane hire and industrial services firm operating across a range of industries. From small one day jobs to projects spanning months, MSD Cranes have the cranes, plant, equipment and labour in place to deliver a professional service. Through multiple service offerings, we have created a one-stop-shop for our customers which helps reduce effort on their part and also results in a more cost efficient project overall. Our management team have experience working for clients in various industries and we pride ourselves in offering a first class service with excellent back-up irrespective of location.

What areas do we cover?

MSD Cranes have a network of personnel working throughout the UK and we are able to offer a range of our services on short notice. If you need to arrange a site visit or get an indicative quote, get in touch with us today. Our management team have experience with large scale international projects as well as localised small scale projects and we pride ourselves on treating all of our work with the same level of safety and quality.

Our Core Values

At MSD Cranes we have outlined a set of core values which we believe are key to giving us a competitive edge over our competitors. It is through focusing on these core values that we are able to exceed our customer’s expectations and a offer a complete service all year round. Simply put, we focus on safety, quality, flexibility, professionalism, customer service, and the provision of a one-stop-shop. You can read more about our core values here.

Who Do We Provide Crane Hire & Industrial Services To?

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Why Choose MSD Cranes?


To put it simply - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year service. We are able to offer our crane hire and contract lift services at short notice or in the distant future.


Our professional labour team is comprised of fully qualified site operatives including appointed persons, crane supervisors, slinger signallers, riggers and steel erectors with decades of experience between them.

National Coverage

We are proud to offer competitive quotes for crane hire and contract lifting across the United Kingdom, Europe and worldwide if required.

Rapid Response

Enquiries and requests for site visits/surveys regarding crane hire and contract lift services across the UK are dealt with immediately and quotations are delivered on the same day if required.

Industry Experience

MSD Cranes have experienced directors and management who understand the expectations and requirements involved in the different sectors.


We possess an in-house project management team and a skilled, multi-disciplined workforce capable of carrying out complete turnkey projects for the construction and industrial sector.



It is the Mission of MSD Cranes to supply customers with a comprehensive range of quality crane hire and contract lift services from a single source at a competitive price. Our experienced and dedicated workforce strive to deliver the highest value coupled with the best customer service.

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Industries We Provide Crane Hire & Industrial Services

Construction Sector

We have vast experience in providing crane hire and contract lifting services to all sectors of the construction industry along with professional labour.

Recycling + Waste Management

We provide crane hire and contract lift solutions, including transport and labour, to install equipment and machinery into plants in this sector.

HVAC Sector

We have become a specialist crane hire and contract lift provider to the air conditioning and heating industry with our range of mobile cranes.

Oil and Gas Sector

Our contract lift and mobile crane hire services mean we have the capabilities to lift and transport your equipment from point A to point B fast and securely.

Rail and Roads

Recent contracts have included the assembly of bridges for both the rail and road infrastructure across the UK, using our specialist mobile crane experience.

Power and Energy

We can offer transport, crane hire and contract lift services anywhere in the UK and across Europe with our experience working in energy sectors.

MSD Cranes Accreditations and Certifications

ISO 9001 Certification Synergy Lifting Accreditation
ISO 14001 Certification Synergy Lifting Accreditation
ISO 18001 Certification Synergy Lifting Accreditation
SafeContractor Logo Synergy Lifting Accreditation
Waste Carriers License Synergy Lifting Accreditation
Spacer Synergy Lifting Accreditation

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