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Derby Crane Hire
& Site Services

Derby Crane Hire, a division of Synergy Lifting, are a multi-disciplined firm offering a range of services from one point of contact. We supply crane hire and contract lifts across a range of industries, we relocate machinery, we erect or dismantle steel structures, and we offer a range of other site services.

What we do


Derby Crane Hire, a division of Synergy Lifting, are a multi-disciplined crane hire and industrial services firm, take a look and get in touch.

Where we work


We are working in a range of sectors in Derby, and across the UK, find out what we can do for you.


Derby Crane Hire supply crane hire and other services on sites across the UK. From lifting pallets of materials to installing modular units. Synergy Lifting have worked on small sites for local builders and large sites for main contractors. We also work with modular manufacturers and to date we have lifted over 600 prefabricated modules on sites across the UK.

HVAC Equipment

Derby Crane Hire work with both manufacturers and installers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning units. We offer a number of services including offloading, lifting, shifting, and positioning HVAC equipment. As a registered Upper Tier Waste Carrier, we are also able to remove and dispose of redundant HVAC equipment from site too.

Networks and Telecommunications

With years of experience in the telecom sector, Derby Crane Hire are able to offer a range of services including logistics, lifting and handling, storage, and traffic management for both the installation of new telecom equipment and the disposal of redundant telecom equipment. With nationwide coverage, we can act as a single point of contact for these services.

Industrial Equipment

Derby Crane Hire offer a complete range of services for both suppliers and installers of industrial machinery and equipment – from storage to transport, lifting, installing, and relocating. We have experience working with heavy machinery (such as presses, milling machines, lathes etc.) and equipment (such as conveyors, screens, towers etc.).


Derby Crane Hire offer heavy machine moving services to companies in different stages of the supply chain for the automotive sector. Our heavy machine moving team have assisted with repairs to machinery and equipment and also helped with the installation of new machinery into assembly line productions for companies involved in the automotive sector.


Derby Crane Hire are experienced providers of a range of services in the aerospace sector. For example, we have carried out the installation of overhead cranes and industrial scissor lifts at Airbus. We have also carried out dismantling works at British Aerospace and removed redundant equipment from manufacturing facilities in the aerospace sector.


At Derby Crane Hire we have worked on ports to provide on-board deliveries by crane and we have even worked to dismantle redundant dockside cranes. We also regularly lift different sized boats onto transport and cradles or into the water. With our usual special care taken, we recently lifted a ‘priceless’ 100 year old boat that had undergone restoration.


Derby Crane Hire regularly work in close proximity to rail lines and have worked with firms in the rail sector to assist with a wide range of equipment installation and heavy lifts. We have lifted engines out of locomotives for restoration purposes, disposed of redundant rail equipment, and we have lifted and assembled bridges on rail infrastructure projects.

Electrical Power Generation

Derby Crane Hire have worked on a variety of electrical power generation sites including biomass power plants and energy-from-waste sites. Our work on these sites has included combinations of crane hire and contract lifting, specialist lift and shift operations for installation projects, and dismantling and packaging of redundant equipment.

Wind Power and Renewable Energies

From installing towers, turbines, and rotor blades on site to loading and transporting gear boxes. Derby Crane Hire have provided crane hire and contract lift services to firms involved in different stages of the wind power and renewable energies supply chain – from manufacturers to end users.

Food and Beverages

Derby Crane Hire have worked on a range of food and beverage sites across the UK including Greggs, Weetabix, McCain’s, PepsiCo, Hains Daniels, and more. Our work has involved heavy machine movement for food and beverage equipment such as lifting and shifting ovens, coolers, and bottling machines into place uas well as full factory relocation projects.

Paper and Packaging

From print presses to labelling machines, our team have lifted heavy equipment through roof openings and factory entrances. From offloading to ingress and positioning, we are able to provide our client’s in the paper and packaging sector with a full package machine mover service by utilising a range of plant and machine moving equipment.

Plastics and Metals

Derby Crane Hire have lifted and shifted plastic moulding machines into position and removed redundant equipment for disposal. Our heavy machine mover projects have also involved installing large overhead cranes for companies in the metal sector at their stock warehouse facilities. We offer a full package heavy machine movement service in these sectors.


Our team have years of experience in installations for petrochemical producers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and chemical mixing plants involving radioactive material handling. We prioritise health and safety whilst carrying out a cost-effective and efficient heavy machine mover service for companies in the chemical sector.


Our heavy machine mover team have assisted with lifting and shifting a range of scientific equipment into position in laboratories – such as X-ray machines and centrifuges. Our team are aware of the value and fragility of the equipment we move and extra care is always take to ensure our projects are carried out safely and efficiently for companies in the scientific sector.


From brick factories to laundering facilities, from industrial rail manufacturers to restaurants… Derby Crane Hire have worked across a multitude of sectors for client’s across the UK and even internationally. Our heavy machine mover team can offer a full package service from just one point of contact and can tackle any problem with a positive approach.

Why choose us


Find out why our customers keep coming back to us and find out how we can be of value to you.


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.

National Coverage

We are able to provide our crane hire and industrial services to firms in sectors across the UK on both small one day projects and also longer projects spanning months.

Industry Experience

Synergy Lifting have experienced directors, management, and on-site personnel who understand the expectations and requirements involved in the different sectors.


Our team is comprised of qualified site operatives including appointed persons, supervisors, riggers and steel erectors with decades of experience between them.

Rapid Response

Enquiries and requests for site visits for our crane hire other industrial services across the UK are dealt with immediately and quotations are delivered on the same day if required.


We possess an in-house project management team and a skilled, multi-disciplined workforce capable of carrying out complete turnkey projects for our clients across the UK.

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