Marine Crane Hire

At Sparrow Crane Hire we take pride in being entrusted with your treasured craft. We have a great deal of experience in Boat Lifting whether it is in a boatyard, marina, river, lake, drydock should it be a request to Lift In/Lift Out.  At short notice, or in an emergency.

We can lift and move any type of boat:

  • Fiberglass
  • Catamarans
  • Narrow Boat
  • Launch
  • Powerboat
  • Yacht
  • Trawler
  • Mono-hulls
  • Wood
  • Steel

Our cranes for your marine project are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year should they need to be removed from the water for storage, or for refurbishment. We can supply the right equipment for your task.

  • Water to road transport
  • Water to hard standing
  • Light loads such as engines
  • Single lifts

Our equipment is fully serviced regularly, safety is our priority, it is company policy that we at Sparrow Crane Hire practice good risk management by identifying, addressing, and controlling any risks that may exist prior to or during a lift.

To find out more about the types of cranes required for your project please see here

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We take pride in being entrusted with your treasured craft. We have a great deal of experience in boat lifting should it be a request to Lift In/Lift Out, whatever the project from pleasure craft to a working trawler.

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T: 0117 937 6690


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Crane Hire CPA - Vs - Contract Lift

Being CPA Accredited Sparrow Crane Hire is able to provide a Crane Hire Service in accordance with CPA Standards and is fully certified to provide CPA Contract Lift Hire. You can hire with or without an operator. We will guide you through all the paperwork and help you make the right choice. Click here to find out what kind of service suits you or alternatively contact us and we will guide you through your options and estimate the cost.


  • 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