city tower cranes


Sparrow City Tower Crane Hire provides tower cranes across the U.K. Rental solutions 24/7 365. Self hire or with an Operator. We also provide onsite training to CPCS standards for the client.

  • The main points of this type of crane are the various jib lengths that are achievable.
  • Pedestrian Operated – a full time cab based driver is not required.
  • Reduced total personnel involved as the driver can assist in slinging loads.
  • Reduced manual handling as reduced personnel on lifting team compared to larger cranes.
  • Ability to fit inside lift shafts.
  • Ideal for restricted sites and compact areas.
  • Lifting capacities being designed to meet most needs.

We offer city tower cranes, with crane jib lengths up to 52m, and maximum loads of up to 5te for all your crane hire requirements.

View our case study City Tower Cranes in Central London in action.


Potain MC 85 B
Max Jib: 50m
Max Height: 40.3m
Max Load: 5te (at 50m - 1.3te)    more details >>>


Our City/Tower cranes can be operated by a pedestrian operator also, a full time cab based operator is not required. The main points of this type of crane are the various jib lengths that are achievable and the flexibility of where they can be erected. This type of crane will take a maximum of two days to erect and test on site once delivered.

This type of crane comes with a maximum jib length of 52m and various under hook heights up to a maximum of 36m.

Sparrow tower cranes can also provide onsite training to CPCS standards for the clients' designated operatives.  more details >>>

mini tower crane hire

Tower Crane has arrived !! Big thank you to all the team at Sparrow Crane Hire Ltd, great planning and coordination by their team, meant a smooth and efficient operation! Highly recommend them 👍

Chris Jones
Site Manager at Harrington Homes (SW) Ltd

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HM Construction Ltd

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Greenhook Fishing

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HTP Group-Hot Tubs & Pools

Another successful install boiler plant shipping container and fuel tank and all pipework.

A thank you to Sparrow Crane Hire.

Welding Services Limited

Great bunch of lads over at Sparrow Crane Hire

Keeping it local, this is the second hire we’ve had recently and the service has been second to none. See you again.

Sean Howe - Transport manager at Wheeler & Son Ltd

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HTP Group-Hot Tubs & Pools

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Berkeley Transport

A big well done to our team who last night successfully completed the removal of a redundant timber footbridge in the center of Wadebridge. The project involved manual separation, a contract lift (Sparrow Crane Hire), and road closures to ensure works were carried out as safely as possible whilst being undertaken at night to minimize disruption to the local community. 
DSW Demolition South West Ltd

Many thanks to the chaps at Sparrow Crane Hire for their extraordinary skill and calm under pressure, your expertise ensured the move went without a hitch.

PRICE of Bath

I work in procurement for a local construction firm and we have grown reliant on Sparrow Crane Hire’s friendly team. We have used them for a number of jobs needing mobile cranes and mini cranes and we're always impressed by their speed! I hope this review helps! Thanks. L

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    • Full Health and Safety procedures regularly monitored
    • Accreditations for :-
    • SMAS (a worksafe contractor)
    • Constructiononline (a UK Government Certification Service)
    • RISQS (Verified)
    • UVDB (Qualified)
    • Safe Contractor (Approved)
    • CPA collective mark
    • aba (Workplace Transport)
    • CPCS (Competence Scheme)
    • Accredited for NPORS training both at our test centres and at your site. This is not only for lifting operations but also lots of other categories of heavy plant.


    • Considerable experience and know-how in mechanical handling equipment, specialist erection, dismantling and heavy lifting & moving.
    • With an established CPCS Test Centre and CSkills Awards Centre (for NVQs) started in the 70’s you can feel confident you are in safe hands.
    • We can guide your operators through the CPCS card scheme
    • We have our own qualified and experienced operators should you require them.
    • You can rely on us :-
    • We can provide unique lifting solutions, above or below ground… even afloat.
    • We have a large fleet of vehicles that suit all types of terrain
    • Onsite training to CPCS & NPORS standard