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mantis-cranes-about-img-3Mantis Cranes is a family run crane hire organisation.

With the largest and most diverse crane hire fleet in the United Kingdom. We offer customers the choice from a range of Self Erecting Tower Cranes with jib lengths ranging from 12.7m to 45m and maximum lifting capacity up to 6,000Kg.

Mantis also offer a range of City Tower Cranes for hire with jib lengths ranging from 20m to 80m and lifting capacities up to 32,000kg.

Manufacturing takes place in a 35,000ft² work space. Mantis has over 20 years’ experience in product manufacturing and expert knowledge in Self Erecting Tower Cranes and City Tower Cranes.


mantis-cranes-about-img-4Mantis Cranes Ltd operates the biggest and most varied fleet of Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes for hire in the UK.

We are one of a select few companies who offer cranes specifically designed for timber frame construction.

We provide a nationwide crane hire service within the UK, operating from two locations, Durham and Northampton.


  • Provide a customer focused, consultative led approach throughout the crane hire process
  • Strive to achieve and maintain the very highest safety credentials
  • The ethos at Mantis Cranes is ‘We provide the right crane for the job, not a job for the crane’

Mantis have received accreditations for:


  • Mantis provide a nationwide crane hire service of Pedestrian Operated Tower Cranes throughout the UK
  • Conduct site surveys to gain an understanding of the physical environment and ensure the most suitable crane is used
  • Mantis use AutoCAD software to confirm the crane position in order to ensure it meets the required lifting duties
  • A dedicated crane maintenance team ensures our cranes are maintained to the highest operating standard throughout the duration of the crane hire
  • Provide point loadings to facilitate base designs
  • Nationwide service cover is supported by our dedicated support desk personnel
  • Service team will be dispatched if an issue cannot be resolved via telephone

Range of Self Erecting Tower Cranes for Hire

  • Mantis TC-25
  • Mantis 32.10
  • Mantis 35.10
  • Potain IGO 50
  • 40.10
  • Potain HDT 80
  • Potain IGO T85A

Range of City Tower Cranes For Hire

  • Pedestrian or Cab Operated
  • Jib Length range from 20m to 80m

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