About Us

About Us

Our guarantees to you:


- We will deliver on time to wherever you need us, using our own drivers
- We present a complete range of lifting solutions for a variety of installations
- We give you rates that are competitive and fair
- We can offer a wealth of knowledge of the industry built up on many years experience
- We value all of our customers and appreciate all your individual needs

An Introduction to Vacuum and Crane Ltd


We are a specialist lifting company working within the construction industry to provide crucial and cost effective solutions for you. Working with a number of leading organisations, we have built up an excellent reputation over the past 16 years in the industry with our customers returning to us again and again.

From our offices in the West Midlands, we offer Nationwide coverage, providing you with a skilled workforce to offer a full contract lift service, crane and operator hire or hire of our vacuum suction lifters.

Our philosophy is that we make your life easier, taking the pressure off you on sites, using our skills and depth of knowledge to offer you the best possible solution for each individual job.

Terms and Conditions


Our full terms and conditions are available upon request. We are a member of the CPA and any equipment that is hired will be on CPA Model Terms and Conditions. The key points of terms and conditions are listed below:

Hire rates
All rates quoted are based on a 5 day 40 hour week - Monday to Friday. They exclude vat and transport charges.

Transport
The hirer shall pay the costs of transport to and from site of the equipment.

Insurance
It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that the equipment is fully insured throughout the hire period. Please ensure that your ‘hired in plant‘ insurance covers the new replacement value of the plant hired. It must be fully comprehensive and include 3rd party liability.

Operation of equipment
It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that all persons who use the equipment are suitably competent and in the employment of the hirer. The operator should also be covered by the hirers ‘employers personal liability insurance‘.

Off-hire
At the end of the hire, the hirer must terminate the hire period by telephoning the office and obtaining a unique ‘off-hire number‘. Please do not use the equipment after this time. We will collect it as soon as possible.

Collection
We will collect the equipment at the end of the hire period and carry out a visual inspection whilst on site, noting any damage and recording it on the collection note. On return to our workshop, it will be inspected fully and any damage notified to the hirer with an estimation of charges to repair.