Durham Lifting Limited

Durham Lifting Limited

Providing total lifting equipment solutions
ISO:9001 Accredited

Company Profile

Looking for a solution to your lifting and handling needs?

Founded in 1996, Durham Lifting’s head office is located in the North East of England. We provide a total lifting equipment solution for companies throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

At Durham Lifting we understand that productivity, safety and reliability is what creates sustainable value and helps businesses remain competitive.

Our core values are at the heart of everything we do and our mission statement “We do it right” ensures that our clients are dealing with an organisation they can trust to supply the right product, to the right standard at the right price.

By implementing a four-step process Durham Lifting can be confident that the products and services offered fully meet with our clients’ requirements.

  • Assess your needs
  • Investigate suitable Options
  • Make a technical Recommendation
  • Deliver the solution

Our highly skilled and knowledgeable sales, technical and operations teams are available at every stage of the process to provide information, technical guidance and ongoing after-sale support.


FABRICATION - Our facility located in the North East of England has a dedicated team of qualified tradespeople to produce quality assured fabrications to the highest standards.

MULTI-SEC LIFTING SYSTEMS – Designed and manufactured in the UK, the range includes modular spreader beams, lifting frames, lifting beams, adjustable module lifting frames, lifting and spreader frames and container lifting and spreader frames.

CRANE SYSTEMS – Including overhead travelling cranes, light crane systems, goliath cranes, portable a-frames, jib cranes and monorails. All systems are designed and manufactured to suit your specific lifting operation.

INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE & SERVICING – Durham Lifting have extensive experience of all makes and models of cranes and hoists. We carry out a range of services, maintenance, installation and repair to a wide variety of lifting equipment. We also provide a 24/7 breakdown service

LIFTING EQUIPMENT SALE – We stock a full range of lifting products, load restraint and height safety equipment, all available for immediate dispatch. Committed to supplying only quality equipment, and having established strong relationships with our suppliers, ensures that all products are sourced from market leaders, at competitive rates.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT HIRE – We carry an extensive range of the highest quality lifting and handling equipment and have worked hard to ensure that our hire fleet can meet your demands. Utilising our existing hire fleet within your rigging design assures that equipment is readily available from stock, resulting in substantial cost savings to you.

STATUTORY EXAMINATIONS – Our qualified engineers can undertake thorough examination on any type of crane, plant and lifting equipment. All examinations are carried out in accordance with current standards and are fully compliant with LOLER & PUWER. Certification is held within our online portal available to the client 24 hours a day.

TESTING – We proof load test or test to destruction a variety of lifting equipment, structures, components, parts and products. Testing can be carried out at our Britannia Testhouse facility, where we can test components up to 2000 Tonnes in our Avery H2 Test Machine. Tests exceeding this capacity can be completed utilising other methods. Our engineers also test components or systems at a location of your choice using live weights, water bags or hydraulic systems. 

Export Markets: NetherlandsHolland
Experience in Offshore Wind

Durham Lifting have extensive experience in the offshore wind market and have previously supplied equipment for Humber Gateway, Amrumbank West, Rampion, Robin Rigg, Lincs, London Array & Teesside

Scope of works included manufacture and testing of bespoke spreader beams; supply of rigging including dyneema ropes, cable laid grommets, wires and shackles; sea fastening and tie down rigging supply; vessel mobilisations; hire of beams and lifting equipment; engineered precision lifts.  All works are supported by our experienced in-house technical team offering beam design, rigging schemes and equipment selection.