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The first LTM 1300-6.3 in the UK showing our rebrand!

Another picture showing the delivery of the first LTM 1300-6.3 in the UK. In conjunction with our rebrand, the new crane is the first to boast the new design.

The six axle, single engine LTM 1300-6.3 is aversatile, economical fast-erecting crane whichfeatures all of the latest innovations to ensure safe, powerful crane operations: ECOmode, ECOdrive, VarioBase®Plus, VarioBallast®, Auto-Ballast and windspeed load charts.

The crane has a 90 metre main boom and has beensupplied with double fly jib with hydraulic control for offset as well as refinery kit and boom head camera.

Liebherr LTM 1300-6.3 added to the fleet

We are delighted to announce the delivery of the Liebherr LTM 1300-6.3 to our fleet.

This highly versatile and capable six-axle crane is now sporting the fantastic new branding and livery being rolled out across Southern Cranes.

Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 added to the fleet

We are delighted to announce the delivery of the Liebherr LTM 1150-5.3 to our fleet.

The five axle crane is equipped with a 66 metre, seven section main boom plus a bi-fold swingaway extension that offsets by up to 40 degrees. A seven metre insert can be added to take the maximum tip height to almost 95 metres and maximum radius to 72 metres.

The crane also features Liebherr’s latest Variobase variable outrigger set up system.

Liebherr LTM1160-5.2 added to the fleet

We are proud to annouce the arrival of the Liebherr LTM1160-5.2 to our fleet – one of the strongest machines of its kind. This five-axle machine is equipped with 62-metres of main boom, VarioBase and VarioBallast.

Liebherr LTM1050 added to the fleet

We are proud to announce that the all-new LTC1050–3.1 City Crane has recently been added to our fleet. The crane is a highly versatile three-axle machine with 36-metres of main boom and the VarioBase outrigger system.

Our new Grove GMK5250XL has arrived

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new Grove GMK5250XL – the first of its kind in the UK! The crane comes equipped with a 78.5-metre main boom and a 33.8-metre fully hydraulic luffing fly jib.

COVID-19 Update - still operating a range of services

The well-being of our staff, customers, suppliers and all associated business partners is our number one priority. You can be assured that their health and safety have the complete attention of Southern Cranes & Access.

In line with current UK Government & Public Health England’s suggested guidelines on the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still able to operate a range of services. 

All of our employees are fully aware of the current government requirements and are undertaking extreme levels of health and safety procedures throughout every aspect of the business.

We have put robust processes in place so we can continue to operate effectively throughout this rapidly changing period of uncertainty.

We look forward to assisting wherever we can and welcome any enquiries. Southern Cranes & Access would like to take this opportunity to thank all its loyal customers for the ongoing support.

Exciting new addition to our fleet

We have an exciting new addition to our fleet of mobile tower cranes with the extremely compact Spierings SK597-AT4 – available to hire from 17th February.

Max Capacity: 1.7te at 48 metre radius. Luffing jib from 30 to 58 metre lifting height.

The crane will carry 4 x 1.1m X 1.1m mats as standard.

Kato city cranes added to the fleet

Southern Cranes have recently added a Kato CR-200i and two Kato CR-250RV to its fleet of ‘city cranes’. This crane type is incredibly compact, manoeuvrable and versatile so is ideal for working in restrictive areas or inside buildings.

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