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Crane Hire in Halifax, Bradford, Oldham, Leeds and Yorkshire


Bandshire Reviews

We are very proud of the work that we do for all of our customers. As a team we undertake all types of contract lift and crane hire projects and its great to receive feedback, so please take a moment and read what our customers say about our services at Bandshire Limited.


Tim Hey

Project Manager

C3S Projects Ltd

"C3S Projects have worked with Bandshire for the past 8 years employing them to carry out all our contract lifts throughout the UK installing bespoke modular buildings. I have worked alongside Ian and his two sons Tom and Ben and find them all helpful, professional and reliable ensuring all our installations run smoothly and safely."

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Alan Mackenzie

Head of Sculpture & Estates

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

"Yorkshire Sculpture Park have contracted Bandshire exclusively for several years in the movement of large scale sculpture. As a charity, we always seek best value but with Bandshire you also get a personal service at the highest professional level. Their attention to detail is always reassuring when moving original sculpture ,often valued at many millions of pounds."


Darren Wragg

Project Engineer

DC21 Ltd

"We are very pleased to support and recommend Bandshire Crane Hire following a number of recent sites where they worked with DC21 in the installation of our wind turbines. During the early stages of the project, we were met on site to discuss access and our program of works. When the day came, Bandshire were on site in good time and ready for the first lift when we were. The drivers and ground staff demonstrated a professional and experienced approach from the first lift when unloading to the final millimetres of placing the assembled turbine on the top of the 24m high turbine tower. We are very pleased with the all round service and have no hesitation in recommending Bandshire for your project."

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Andrew Bryce

Engineering Manager

Prime Formulations Ltd

"I have been using Bandshire Crane Hire since 2009 and have always found the service very friendly, professional and competitively priced. All equipment used is excellent condition and helpful advice is always offered. Their attention to detail is to be commended ensuring that any lifting operation goes ahead with maximum efficiency and safety of paramount importance. Give Bandshire a try, you will not be disappointed."


David Williams

Project Director


"We have recently had the pleasure of working with Bandshire on the installation of the a large scale sculpture in Yorkshire, Bandshire’s Professionalism and “Can Do” attitude made our technically difficult installation possible?, they are our Crane Operators of choice and we look forward to working closely together on future Projects"


John Clayton

Director of Operations

Continental Wine and Food Ltd

"We have used Bandshire for many years on all our site projects that involved lifting operations. They have always performed in a thoroughly reliable and professional manner. Some of the projects were difficult installations, such as lifting large tanks into restricted areas, yet Bandshire always found a solution. The company offers sound advice and the teams are a pleasure to work with. I have no hesitation in recommending them to other potential customers."

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William Randall

Works Engineer

Grosvenor Chemicals Ltd

"I have worked with lan for many years (since 1988) and he has always been very helpful in any craneage work on the site. We have moved everything from 50 ton stainless steel bulk storage tanks to all types of plant. He has always gone out of his way to make sure that the job is always on time and safe. In the last 8 years he has taken on all our work as contract lifts. Which mean that they manage all the lifts making it easier for ourselves. They sort out all the risk assessments, method statements, any equipment required for the lift, banks man and any transport that is required. With the addition of his sons Tom and Ben in the last few years they have moved into a new era with the company and you will not find a better team of lads to work with. It is a pleasure to work with a very professional team of lads. I hope to have many years of working with Bandshire Crane Hire."