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Crane installation & Commissioning

Our skilled site engineers can install custom made fabrications, and also commission new or existing crane structures, swing jibs, lifting clamps and jigs, fork truck attachments and A frames.

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Maintenance Contracts

For our premier customers who need the security of a service level agreement. We offer our managed service contract which are negotiable to your requirements.

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We also offer a 24 hours crane maintenance service to our non-contracted customers. Most crane breakdowns can be attended to within two hours, during normal working hours. A helpline is available to help cope with any demands beyond normal hours.

Our engineers are fully mobile, each having a modern van/pickup and are fully equipped with tools and equipment to travel anywhere around the UK. We carry a wide range of common parts so can often restore your crane to service on the initial visit.

Crane Maintenance & Inspection Services

Our team are on hand to provide you with information, service and parts to ensure that your craneage equipment works to its full potential. We are committed to ensuring you are supplied with quality equipment at the right price and that the equipment is suitable and fit for purpose. Regular inspection of cranes and hoists are vital. It is crucial to provide a safe working environment for your employees, whilst at the same time complying with current legislation (LOLER).

Routine maintenance and inspection contracts can be put in place to reduce breakdowns and ensure a more effective use of your lifting equipment. Any major defects will be reported and can either be dealt with by customers own staff or on the spot by our fully trained site engineers. We carry out routine maintenance and re-roping of many type of cranes and material handing machines to all sectors of industry.

Overhead Crane Manufacture & Design

We offer a wide range of services within Overhead Crane Manufacture and Design. Many services are provided by our dedicated manufacturing division but we also enjoy excellent relationships with many of the top crane suppliers.

As distributors to Munck Cranes in the UK, Towne Lifting & Testing are able to supply the Munck range of standard cranes and also specialist units for Offshore, Marine and Energy. We are also authorised distributors for Demag, Street, Morris and many other lifting equipment manufacturers’.

Our services include all the following areas;

Overhead travelling Cranes
Electric Hoists
Crane Kits
Jib Cranes
Steelwork & Fabrications
Vacuum & Magnet Lifters
Crane Refurbishments
Remote Controls
Safety Devices
Overload Limiters
Limit switches
Sensor equipment
Audible alarms
Variable Speed Products
Operator Training Courses.

Crane Spares & Parts

Townes Lifting & Testing are approved distributors for many worldwide Crane companies, ensuring that the product you get is top quality and manufactured to the highest standards.

In addition to Munck spares, Towne Lifting & Testing also carry parts for other major manufacturers.

Whatever part you require for your lifting equipment we will be able to supply it. Although we do carry stocks, it is not practical to carry spare parts for all makes of overhead cranes, however, our trained and dedicated staff will be able to source replacement parts within 24 hours.

Depending upon availability we can provide spare parts for most of your lifting equipment. Whilst it is not practicable to carry spare parts for all makes of overhead cranes our trained staff should be able to source replacement parts within 24 hours.

Why Choose Townes?

  • Over 50 years’ experience
  • Industry experts
  • Reliable and professional
  • We manufacture our own goods
  • We test and certify
  • We operate throughout the UK
  • We produce quality work


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Townes Lifting & Testing

19 Wiltshire Road Hull, Hull HU4 6PA Phone: 01482 572121 Fax: 01482 504730

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