Tailored to you – Lean on our expertise and use a lifting solution tailored to your problem. Custom cranes ensure you get exactly what you need.
Efficient operations – Speed up deliveries and reduce the number of staff needed for each job to save money and boost productivity.
Regulation compliant – All bespoke lifting equipment from Penny Hydraulics is built in line with regulations based on years of expertise.
Safe lifting – Remove the risk of injury that comes with manual handling and make day-to-day working safer for your staff.
Penny Hydraulics supply lifting equipment to over 25 countries around the world. Interested in finding out more?
Our service offers an end-to-end solution including design, manufacture, supply and installation, all from our premises in the heart of the UK. This allows us to adapt your lifting solution as much as possible to meet your unique needs and solve your problems.
When you have a bespoke lifting solution, you need an expert to service your equipment. Our UK-wide network of service engineers understand the fine details of our custom cranes to examine and test your system to the highest standard.
Our cranes typically have a lead time of 4–6 weeks from when you place the order. However, this may vary depending on the specification of your bespoke lifting solution.
All loading platforms have a lead time of 6–8 weeks from when you place the order.
Yes, we offer a range of custom vehicle-mounted lifting solutions.
But, when we specify the crane, it’s important to consider vehicle stability, payload and axle loadings.
We have to consider the carrying capacity of the vehicle and the realistic possible weight of the mounted crane after accounting for any other auxiliary items (such as vehicle racking) and passengers.
A further consideration is with regards to the strength of the vehicle body and whether it can support the crane. That being said, there is often work we can do to strengthen the body to a sufficient level to support the crane.
Our Area Sales Managers are experts in this topic and they will guide you through this, letting you know what models will be suitable for your vehicle.
You can contact the sales office on 01246 811 475 or contact your area manager.
BS 7121-1 is the essential standard for those planning and carrying out lifting operations with cranes in the UK. BS 7121-1 gives recommendations for the safe use of cranes permanently or temporarily installed in a work environment.
BS 7121-1 covers the following for lifting operations:
BS 7121-1 provides guidance on complying with the requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. This standard is also used by Health and Safety Executive and Courts as an indication of good practice.
As per the ALLMI/CPA Best Practice Guide, a crane or hydraulic vehicle-mounted lift operator needs to wear the following PPE: