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Whatever service you’re looking for, let us build a team of experienced lifting professionals to give you everything you need for a successful project in Derby and Derbyshire.

Gerrard Cranes Ltd provide CPA Crane Hire, CPA Contract Lift services, and CPCS trained lifting personnel across all of Derbyshire. 

Our crane services cover Derby, Chesterfield, Swadlincote, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Belper, Buxon, Ripley, Glossop, Matlock, New Mills, Clay Cross, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Ashbourne, Alfreton, Darley Dale, Duffield and Wirksworth plus many more.

For more information, contact us today.



A hirer who wants a lift to be undertaken but does not have the relevant expertise should ask us to undertake a contract lifting service. We will:

  • Carry out the work as per British Standard 7121 'Safe use of cranes' and LOLER (Lifting Operation & Lifting Equipment Regulations).

  • Visit your site to assess the planned work and suggest the best way to meet your needs.

  • Select the correct equipment/solution to meet your requirements.

  • Supply you with a detailed 'Method Statement' for the work and 'Risk Assessment' documentation, all prepared by a trained CPCS Appointed Person.

  • Appoint all the 'Lifting Operation Team' including the CPCS qualified operator(s), Slinger Signaller(s) and Lifting Supervisor.

  • Organise and control the delivery of equipment to site and the lifting operation.

Gerrard Cranes Lifting Operations



We make sure your development has an Appointed Person who will be responsible for the execution and safety of your lifting operations. 

  • We fulfil our duties under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and BS 7121: 2019 Code of Practice.

  • We provide approval of all risk assessments, as well as a schedule of lifts and all relevant method statements.


  • We use our specialist knowledge to handpick the correct crane(s) and lifting accessories for your project.

Gerrard Cranes Lifting Operations CAD drawing



We always want to provide you with the highest standards, and that includes the personnel we provide you with to carry out the relevant lifting roles and responsibilities.


  • CPCS Appointed Person(s)

  • CPCS Crane Supervisor(s)

  • CPCS Slinger/Signaller(s)

Gerrard Cranes Lifting Operations for new build housing
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