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Quinto Crane Hire

Quinto Crane Hire was established after a buyout by the Norwich group in 1977 by Ivor Kiddle who still manages the organisation to date. Notable projects for Quinto Crane Hire have included the removal of "The Bells of St. Mary’s" in Cambridge and the Balsall Common Windmill restoration project. The organisation boasts over one hundred qualified crane operators and personnel.



The organisation states that its aim is "to continuously improve safe working practice within the construction and related industries by providing assured high levels of value and service." The organisation appeared in the trade publication "Contract Journal" in 2007.

Quinto Crane Hire Fleet and Services



Quinto Crane Hire provides Spierings mobile tower cranes and lorry mounted cranes. All terrain lifting and crane services are available as well as machinery removals and installations. Contract lift services are available where Quinto will plan, cost estimate and project manage a lift activity for the client assuming liability for the safety and compliance of the project. Straight crane hire is available also where the client assumes liability for its own contract activities with the leased equipment (CPA Hire).

Quinto Crane Hire Locations and Customer Service



Quinto Crane Hire is located in Norwich, UK serving the areas of East Anglia, the East Midlands, North and East London. Depots are conveniently located across the south of the UK in Chelmsford, Hertford, Ipswich, King's Lynn, Leicester, Norwich, Peterborough and Great Yarmouth. Depots are locations where equipment is stored and can be inspected for consideration on future projects. They also provide cost savings to the customer by having several depots available to return the equipment to, thus reducing the cost of transportation and passing that savings on to the client.

The organisation also provides the opportunity for contract professionals to purchase used equipment. For more information on available equipment and services please visit the website here. Quinto Crane Hire provides a very comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section on their website which is a valuable resource for applicable legislation and health and safety guidelines to consider when determining the choice of a contract lift versus an independent CPA Hire.

Insurance Issues with Quinto Crane Hire



Quinto Crane Hire is a member of the CPA (Construction Plant-Hire Association) and the British Safety Council with ISO 9001 and ISO 2000 accreditation. They are OHSAS 18001 and OHSAS 1999 accredited and are proud members of Achilles. They have also attained C.I.T.B. accreditation.

For contract projects Quinto Crane Hire provides limited liability coverage of a maximum of £1,000,000 coverage per location. As per the company’s website the following conditions are in effect for contract projects (plant owned or hired).
  • For CPA Crane Hire: CPA Model Conditions for the Hiring of Plant (July 2001) plus CPA Supplementary Conditions applicable to Mobile & Crawler Cranes.
  • For Contract Lifting: CPA Standard Terms & Conditions for Contract Lifting Services
  • For Plant and/or Access Hire: CPA Model Conditions for the Hiring of Plant (July 2001)
  • For Plant Movement and Installation Contracting by Contract Services Division: Quinto Crane & Plant Ltd Contract Services Division Terms & Conditions



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