About Crane Express Services Ltd

Years of experience as competitive contractors in a highly competitive environment have established Crane Express Services Limited as credible manufacturers and as a company since their establishment in 1984.

Recent years have witnessed the company’s ability to seek out the trend in crane refurbishment and to endorse their product.
The professionalism of their force is an ongoing priority and a good aggressive management is in evidence.

Innovative ideas have created and opened up many avenues within the lifting industry and the experience gained in this multi-disciplined field has been invaluable for the company’s progress and ability to tackle any type of contract.

Sound financial backing and control enables the company to challenge the future with commitment and confidence.

An Example Process


We will organise with you a site visit to discuss the requirements of your job, from this a design will be drafted and a solution offered. Upon confirmation of agreeement we will then pass the design documentation to our fabricators.


Our fabrication team will then gather and prepare materials for manufacture, all welding and drilling will be completed in house where possible. The finished product will then be painted and prepared for delivery to site.


Our site installation team will work within a controlled area to erect the finished product. Upon completed installation we will thouroughly test the product and carry out an operation test with you to ensure the product meets your needs.


We can offer service contracts for all the lifting equipment we manufacture and we generally recommend they are invested in to ensure your equipment operates in the correct manner for the years ahead.

Our Management Team

Ray Whitelaw
Managing Director

Ray Snr has over 40 years of experience in the lifting industry having worked around the world on many complex projects for multiple international corporations.

Ray Whitelaw Jnr
Technical Director

Ray Jnr has over 10 years experience as a service engineer and examiner within the lifting industry, holding a LEEA team card and has a Diploma in Overhead Travelling Cranes.

Kerry Tarn
Office Manager

Kerry is the first point of contact for all Crane Express clients, she manages all of the administrative, clerical and financial aspects of our day to day operations.

Ian Swithenbank
Crane Engineer

Ian is a decorated engineer with over 40 years of experience worldwide in the lifting and offshore industrial sectors on complex mobilisation and demobilsation projects.

Why Choose Crane Express Services?

Why should your business choose Crane Express Services to handle their lifting practises or faults? Crane Express Services have an excellent reputation and record within the industry and here is why:

  • Customer Satisfaction is Key to us, we want to build working relations!
  • You can be assured that we will find the perfect solution to your issues.
  • We have a vast array of knowledge built from over 40 years in the business!
  • Our engineers are time served and qualified to meet industry requirements.
  • We can attend your site at anytime of day or night, any day of the year!
  • Our contacts within industry are second to none, We can aquire what you need.
  • Price. We have very competitive pricing scheme.