About Us

The Experts in Lifting Gear Hire

LGH is the single largest organisation devoted exclusively to the hire and sale of lifting and moving equipment. Owing to our commitment to safety and service, we have grown to over twenty locations in the USA and six in Europe, with close to 300 employees worldwide - all since our launch in 1976. 2016 saw the relaunch of our UK operations with three new locations; we're absolutely dedicated to ensuring qualify and satisfaction, providing only the safest and most reliable equipment, delivered with service and expertise you can rely on.

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The Pinnacle of Standards

LGH are pleased to have been awarded the latest 2015 specification of ISO 9001. Our ISO accreditation reflects our strong customer focus, the motivation of our top management, and dedication to continual improvement.

Customers can enjoy the peace of mind that they are sourcing lifting and rigging equipment from a highly disciplined organisation. A benchmark for any business dealing with safety-critical products.


Leading Edge Services

Lifting Gear Hire is a full member of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide. By becoming a full LEEA member we continue to provide leading edge services backed up by the knowledge that we are accredited and supported by the world’s leading authority in Lifting.

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100% Committed to Safety

At LGH our dedication to safety and ongoing training never wavers. We were pleased to have been awarded with SafeHire Certification demonstrating our competence in Safety. Health, Environment and Quality as recognised by Hire Association Europe (HAE) www.safehire.org.uk.


What is FORS?

The Fleet Recongition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practices for commercial vehicle operators. With over 4,700 members, FORS is gaining recognition as the transport industry's go-to accreditation scheme encompassing all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

Accreditation LGH have achieved: Bronze

Our Trusted Partners - We Only Work With The Best

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years established


locations in North America


locations across UK and Europe


employees worldwide


of lifting assets


of happy customers