Mini Crane Hire


Sparrow Mini Crane Hire provide Starlifter cranes, mini telescopic crawler cranes, spider cranes, tracked cranes, rough terrain and truck mounted for hire and sale. The cranes are available across the UK as self drive machinery, (drivers are available). The cranes have low overall operating weight, compact dimensions, low headroom, and have lifting capacities between 1 and 10 tonnes.

  • Mini telescopic crawler and mobile cranes.
  • Low overall operating weight.
  • Low ground pressure.
  • Compact dimensions for working in confined areas and gaining access through restricted access points.
  • Low headroom for internal and underground use.
  • Electric, diesel or propane power sources.
  • Self drive or with operator.
  • Available for sale or rent.
  • Delivery across the UK available today.
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mini crane cx220
Maximum SWL2.2te @ 1.07m
Boom typeFully powered telescopic
Boom length5.11m
Rubber Mounted Tracks
Maximum SWL8 Tonne @ 2.0m radius
Operating weight9030 kg
Boom type4 stage fully powered telescopic
Boom length4.350 - 12600m
Tail radius1.56m
Max width2.235m
Overall height2.550m
Average bearing pressure0.58-kgf/cm2
Travel gearHydraulic motors driving rubber tracks
Grade ability32%
Rated Capacity IndicatorFully programmed electronic
Safety devicesRated capacity limiter, anti two block device
Equipped for man riding.
mini crane KATO CR-80c CRAWLER CRANE
Maximum SWL8.0 Ton @ 2.0m radius (360°)
Boom typeFully powered telescopic
Boom length4.6m – 13.6m
Operating weight9800 kg
Tail radius1.81m
Max width2.23m
Overall height2.60m
Travel Speed49 km/h
Engine Power42.8 kW
KATO CR-100 Mini Crane
Max. load capacity10 metric tons x 2.5m
Boom length 5.5m23.5m (6 sections)
Max lifting heightBoom 23.5m
Standard twin winches and rooster sheave(1.4 tonnes line pull on rooster sheave)
Optionaldetachable lightweight 2.5m fly jib
Tadano TS75 ML
Maximum SWL8t capacity.
Operating weight8t
Boom typeTelescopic
Boom length21m boom.
Max width1.9m
Overall height2.9m
Equipped for man riding.
Available with boom head personnel platform.
High road speed for rapid deployment.
Maeda LC755
Maximum SWL5t @ 2m radius.
Operating weight9600kg
Boom typeTelescopic
Boom length3.8m - 15.75m boom
Tail radius1.4m
Max width2.25m width
Overall height2.7m height.
Max lift height16.35m
Travel gearHydraulic motors driving rubber tracks
Rated Capacity IndicatorElectronic Safe Load Indicator
Equipped for man riding.
Crane Lifting Capacity6.0t x 3.0m
Working Radius18.6m
Lifting Height19.5m (22.7m with extension jib)
Boom Length4.80 - 19.20m
Telescoping speed14.4m/52 seconds
Rope length max23.75m (4 fall), 49.5m (2 fall), 101m (1 fall)
Dimensions folded5610mm (l) x 1670mm (w) x 2185mm (h)
Weight unladen7920kg + 160kg
Slewing angle/speed approx360˚ (continuous) 2.5min rpm
Total width1.67m
Maeda MC285C-3
Crane Lifting Capacity2.82t x 1.4m
Machine Weight1,990kg with Aux winch
Boom length2.535m - 8.575m
Max. Lifting Height (on the ground)8.7m
Max. Lifting Height (underground)-10.1m (4 falls)
Dimensions2,800mm (L) x 750mm (W) x 1,470mm (H)
Max. Reach Below Ground (Aux Winch)-100m (single fall)
Travel systemHydraulic motor driven, stepless speed changer
Paddle Lever Radio Remote Control with Digital Display

Maeda MC405
500kg Pick & Carry DutyFly Jib Capabilities
Energy Saving SystemSheaves Protected Inside Boom
Variable (Hi/Lo) Travel SpeedsProgrammable Moment Limiter
Hydrostatic TransmissionCentralized Controls
4 Fall / 2 Fall Hook BlockAutomatic Hook Stowage System
Tilt Sensor/AlarmPowerful Two Speed Winch & Hydraulic Disc Brake
Remote Control
Maeda MC 305C
Maximum SWL2.93t @ 2.50m
Operating weight3,770 kg
Boom type5-section hydraulically telescoping boom of pentagonal box construction
Boom length3.695m -12.485 m boom
Dimensions4.115 x 1.280 x 1.695 mm
Max lift height12.16m
Travel gearHydraulic motors driving rubber tracks
Rated Capacity IndicatorElectronic Safe Load Indicator


  • 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
Operator Training Accredited