Office: Qualified Appointed person for completing RAMS and Lift Plans, project managers
Technicians: In house AstonSpinks training program in art handling, slinging and etiquette.
Qualification’s held by our technicians: LGV C&E, CSCS, IPAF 3a,3b,1b, fork lift, PASMA, Working at heights, Slingers, Crane supervisors, Crane operators

AstonSpinks equipment

Paus furniture hoist mounted on a Nissan cabstar chassis with a 27m reach

Capacity 400kg @ 4 meter radius
Total width 2.2m
Max working radius 24 meters
Max boom length 34 meters
Radio remote control as standard
Weight 3.5 tons
Number on fleet: 1

We have a picture rack that fits case sizes up to 3.5m x 2.5m

Geda hand carry furniture hoist 18m reach

Capacity 250kg @ 4 meter radius
Total width 80cm
Max working radius 4 meters
Max boom length 18 meters
Weight 300kg

GIS art specification 15t truck

Number on fleet: 3

Mix of crew cab and sleeper cab

19m drawbar vehicle full length tail lifts full GIS approved


Long reach HIAB / lorry loader hire

This vehicle is ideal for transporting sculpture or high value loads that require a covered load area, it can be used with or without the trailer canopy, the roof slides open on the truck unit



            Lift artworks using a crane    Contemporary sculpture movers

Crane: Max radius 29.85m or remove the jib and increase the lifting capacity      Tail lift SWL: 4ton     Trailer ride height: 88cm




transport heavy sculpture

Sculpture Shipping London


Number on fleet: 2   We can supply this with its 4m load bed or with a selection of trailers running STGO cat 1


30ft Urban trailer, this extends to 45ft, can take 1x20ft, 2 x 20ft, 1x30ft, 1x40ft, 1x45ft  containers.   Payload: 16ton

45ft Curtain, sliding roof trailer with 3m 7ton tail lift

Wafer deck low loader triple axel (Extendable floor length) 30cm high travel platform ideal for tall objects going overseas with out of gauge objects.


Mobile cranes
Bocker mobile crane  AK/4000 light weight crane

Spider / mini cranes

Unic 295: We have Unic 295 and 506 mini cranes that can be used inside or within restricted areas. The URW-295 UNIC mini crane is the first mini crawler crane for sale in Europe. It is narrow enough to allow access through a standard door frame, but with almost 3 tons of lifting power. The spider crane also leads the way technically with an array of safety features, including a computer-controlled, intelligent voice warning system.

Capacity 2.9ton x 1.4 meters
Total width 600mm
Max working radius 8.41meters
Max boom length 8.65 meters
Powered by Petrol/LPG and electric
Radio remote control as standard
Weight 1.95 tons
Number on fleet: 3











Unic 506












Other UNIC cranes we have operators for:
URW-094 URW-376 URW-706

Hoeflon C6 mini crane

The newest crane on or fleet,  the Hoeflon C6 has the longest reach from a mini crane at 16 meters it is the ideal glass installation machine.


Our mini cranes can be carried along with your goods, on our own vehicles, nationwide or operated by our experienced installation crews, making Specialist Installations the one stop solution for your installation and lifting needs.

We comply with BS7121 Part 4 regarding lorry loader rules and regulations. As most of our deliveries are classed as complex, our crews consist of a crane operator, crane supervisor and a slinger Mini cranes / spider cranes

Track machines and stair climbers

Hoeflon D12 Track machine, this versatile machine is a go anywhere load carrier ideal for large gardens or stairs.

Bronze installation   Cadogan Tate


CTE Pianoplan; we have all three models these are excellent stair climbers able to carry 600kg up or down stairs,

Fork lifts

We have a selection of fork lifts from 2.5t to 10t

Shipping heavy art works