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Three more Grove cranes added to the fleet

Southern Cranes are delighted to announce that it has collected another three brand new Grove GMK3060L mobile cranes from Manitowoc Cranes in Buckingham.

Southern Cranes sponsor UK's Strongest Man 2024

Southern Cranes are delighted to announce that they are the headline sponsor for the UK's Strongest Man 2024, taking place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June at Vindico Arena, Cardiff.

The show will be broadcast LIVE on Channel 5, 2pm-5pm on both days – a world first for Strongman, which historically has always appeared on TV screens several months later.

Find out more about the competition and show here


10 new Grove cranes added to the fleet

Southern Cranes has added 10 new Grove all-terrain cranes to support its ongoing growth strategy and update the fleet of mobile cranes.

Southern Cranes is already very familiar with the GMK5250XL-1, having been the first in the UK to receive this model. The GMK5150XL is a new addition to the fleet and will bring increased work opportunities to the company. The GMK3060L-1 is also a new model for Southern Cranes which will serve alongside several existing GMK3060 cranes in the fleet.

Read all about our recent acquisitions in more detail here

Southern Cranes at the BSC Expo in London

Some pictures from the BSC expo where we are showing off one of our new Manitou MRT 3060 Rotos coupled with a large light box. The VIP evening reception and main event was held at Battersea Evolution in London

We worked in partnership with Panavision & Panalux who provide premier services and solutions throughout the media sector.

We take tyre protection to a new level with Wheely-Safe

Southern Cranes & Access takes tyre protection to new heights with Wheely-Safe technology, reducing tyre-related downtime and improving safety

It has specified Wheely-Safe’s external TPMS sensors, which replace the valve cap and auto-pair with an in-cab solar receiver. Ideal for larger vehicles, the heavy vehicle TPMS sensors are suitable for inflation pressures of up to 188 psi.

Find out more here

Spierings SK597-AT4 eLift added to the fleet

Our new Spierings SK597-AT4 eLift is arriving next week. The SK597-AT4 eLift is the newest generation of the Spierings hydraulic mobile tower crane with four axles and this crane can operate 100% emission free.

Magni RTH Roto Telehandlers added to the fleet

We are delighted to welcome the arrival of our Magni RTH 6.35 Roto Telehandler in all its new livery with the Magni RTH 6.30 arriving very soon too!

Centre sculpture lift at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrated 75 years of Porsche motor cars. Southern Cranes were hired by Littlehampton Welding to erect this year’s stunning centrepiece sculpture which featured six examples of different Porsche models from different eras and backgrounds.

We also used various telehandlers and telescopic booms to assist with a variety of lifts in and around the show ground.

Liebherr LTM1055-3.2 added to the fleet

Arrived today - the versatile, Liebherr LTM1055-3.2. One of many capable mobile cranes available for hire at Southern Cranes.

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Access hire: 01403 339105