Welcome to Durham Lifting – Lifting Equipment Specialists

Durham Lifting offer a total lifting equipment solution for companies throughout the North East and UK wide. We provide extensive safety and load testing services, along with lifting equipment hire, sales, repair & servicing. Cost effective lifting equipment solutions for companies throughout Durham, Northumberland, Yorkshire & North East UK.

Founded in 1996 (View History), our aim is to offer an extensive range of quality products and services at competitive rates while achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. We are specialists in safe solutions for material handling requirements which help provide peace of mind for our clients. A wealth of technical expertise combined with investment into our comprehensive North East capabilities, ensure we continue to set the pace within our sector.

Our core specialties include:

  • Lifting Equipment our team Lifting Specialists work with you to design, manufacture, load test and certify standard or special fabricated lifting and lashing gear to suit your specific application
  • Manufacture our facilities based in Teesside has a dedicated team of technical staff to offer complete manufacturing solutions and project management
  • Testing & Commissioning in-house testing up to 2000 Tonne, we provide proof loading and destructive testing, quality control and commissioning in accordance with the appropriate standard
  • Site Servicing service, preventative maintenance, repairs and testing
  • Crane & Hoist Servicing 24 hour service, inspection and preventative maintenance
  • Engineering Services our team of accredited engineers can oversee all facets of design, manufacture, testing and certification to deliver cost effective and practical solutions to engineering problems
  • Technical Support we work with you to provide ongoing support and training. Durham lifting is one of the World’s leading, Independent Testing and Lifting Suppliers.

Durham Lifting has built its business around customer service and quality. The relationship that we have with our clients is paramount to our success.


Wilton, LV Shipping, MPI, Sarens, London Array Project, MOJO, Subsea, Reel, Strainstall, ALE, Able UK, National Oilwell Varco, Griffin Woodhouse Cleveland Bridge, Bridon & Schlumberger.

Working closely with our clients Durham Lifting has been involved in some of the World’s Largest Onshore and Offshore Lifting Projects.

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