Sparrow Self Erecting Tower Crane Hire specialists is a family run business since 1949 providing UK wide crane rental solutions 24/7 365. They can be hired as self-drive or with an operator.

Specialising in the hire of Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes, ie self erecting cranes, Sparrow cranes are able to offer all our clients an alternative for construction sites that have limited space with minimum ground preparation required, enabling them to be delivered and erected in a few hours. Run on single or 3 phase electricity.

Sparrow cranes can also provide onsite training to CPCS standards for the client's designated operatives.  CPCS standards training being offered at Sparrow training facility or Non- CPCS training depending on what is required. Onsite training also offered. Check out Sparrow’s training solutions

We offer self-erecting cranes, with crane jib lengths of 22m to 52m, and maximum loads of up to 5te, plus our mobile tower cranes with a maximum load capacity of 9T. We have pedestrian operated cranes for all your crane rental requirements.


Liebherr 32 TT Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 32 TT
Max Jib: 30m (telescopic)
Max Height: 23m (telescopic)
Max Load: 4te (at 30m - 1 te )     more details >>>
Liebherr 42 K.1 Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 42 K.1
Max Jib: 36m
Max Height: 23m standard / 32m (extra section)
Max Load: 4te (at 36m - 1.2te)  more details >>>
Liebherr 53K Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 53 K
Max Jib: 40m
Max Height: 43.1m
Max Load: 2te (at 40m - 1.1te)    more details >>>
Liebherr 71 K Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 71 K
Max Jib: 45m
Max Height: 53.2m
Max Load: 2.4te (at 45m - 1.2te)  more details >>>
Liebherr 81 K Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 81 K
Max Jib: 45m
Max Height: 55m
Max Load: 2.9te (at 45m - 1.4te) more details >>>
Liebherr 81 K.1 Self Erecting Tower Crane
Liebherr 81 K.1
Max Jib: 48m
Max Height: 55m
Max Load: 3.2te (at 48m - 1.35te)more details >>>
self erecting crane Potain Igo 50
Potain Igo 50
Max Jib: 40m
Max Height: 23m
Max Load: 4te (at 40m - 1.1te)    more details >>>
self erecting crane potain hup 40 30
Potain Hup 40-30
Max Jib: 40m
Max Height: 40
Max Load: 4te       more details >>>
Spierings SK599-AT5 Self Erecting Tower Crane
Spierings SK599-AT5  (Mobile Tower Crane)
Max Jib: 50m
Hook height 32,6m
Max Load: 9T       more details >>>
Self Erecting Tower Crane


  • Fast erecting and accurate.
  • One man tower crane operation.
  • Constructed on site giving many different configuration options.
  • Ease of use with remote control operation of the crane. (Pedestrian Operated)
  • Can be placed almost anywhere – especially in environments where limited space is available.
  • A variety of hook heights, jib lengths, counterweights, and lifting capacities designed to meet most needs.
  • Run on single or 3 phase electricity.
  • Regular servicing carried out by our own technicians.
erecting a Self Erecting Crane
Self Erecting Crane
Self Erecting Tower Crane

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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