crane lift Economizer

Our Grove GMK5250L lifting an Economizer at Portbury Dock destined for West Bromwich


Our Grove GMK5250L, equipped with a complete 80-ton ballast configuration, was in operation at Portbury Dock in Bristol. Its task involved hoisting an Economizer weighing 78 tons from a MAFFI …

Plymouth Argyle Rod Stewart Concert

Crane Lift of staging for Rod Stewart Concert Plymouth Argyle


Our mobile crane Terrex Demag AC40 2L below erecting staging for the Rod Stewart Concert at ‘Home Park’ Plymouth Argyle football stadium this summer in Plymouth. Photographs courtesy of Al …

Gok Wan Sparrow Cranes

Gok Wan at Camp Bestival 2023 a heartfelt performance


A highlight of the summer was a surprise appearance of Gok Wan at Camp Bestival 2023, held at Lulworth Castle in Dorset in July.  He gave a heartfelt performance …

Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift Birmingham

Our new Spierings SK1265-AT6 at work in Birmingham


Some lovely night-time photos were taken of our new Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift working last week in central Birmingham. If you would like to hire this crane, please contact us here …

Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift Basingstoke

Our new Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift busy since it first arrived


Ever since its initial arrival, our new emission-free Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift has been very busy. Here it’s actively operating in Basingstoke this week. If you would like to hire this …

Speirings-SK1265 AT6 eLift

Sparrow takes delivery of the largest mobile tower crane in the world


Sparrow Crane Hire is proud to have taken delivery of the six-axle battery electric-powered Spierings SK1265-AT6 eLift Not only is the Spierings, the largest mobile self-erecting tower crane in the …

Gapo Remote Control Driving unit

Accessing a tight site with the use of the Gapo Remote Control Driving Unit


This photo shows our Gapo remote control driving unit (blue) being used to manoeuvre one of our 32tt Self-Erecting Tower Cranes in a tight location. We also used a steering …

the spider Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival 2023 Stages & The Iconic Spider Assembly


It’s that special time of year at Worthy Farm, Glastonbury. Not only is it the Summer Solstice but today marks the beginning of Glastonbury Festival 2023! Once again, Sparrow Crane …

Volvo-FH540 and FASSI 710

Our new Volvo FH540 with a FASSI 710 Crane delivered to our Plymouth depot.


Sparrow Crane Hire was pleased to take delivery to their Plymouth Depot a new Volvo FH540 with a FASSI 710 Hiab Crane mounted on the tractor unit. It comes with …

telecoms mast in Slough

Lifting an extension onto a telecoms mast in Slough


One of our Demag AC100-4L’s lifting an extension onto an existing telecom mast in Slough, Berkshire.  For more about the All Terrain 4-axle Terex Demag AC100-4L visit here >>> Video …