Lifting Equipment Specialists | About Us

About Hoist and Winch

Hoist and Winch Ltd was incorporated in 2007 by experienced industry professionals with the aim of providing the full spectrum of Lifting Equipment Services to the UK and Worldwide markets with a particular emphasis on providing a service when required which also solves customers lifting and handling difficulties, as well as supplying equipment to our customers own specifications.

Our full range of services comprises of product sales, installation, service, inspection, repair and hire with a special emphasis on work of a project nature.

Since incorporation Hoist and Winch have successfully completed many Turnkey Lifting & Handling Equipment Projects, some of which are described within the case study pages of our website. These projects include many instances where the customer’s initial enquiry was merely a desire to achieve a certain end result with Hoist and Winch interpreting that brief and then designing, supplying & installing a suitable solution to perform the required tasks.   

During this journey we have developed an extensive export aspect to our business and have supplied Lifting Equipment all over the world including and not limited to: Africa, Asia, Australia, Central Europe, Middle East & South America.  

Our Export business handles all values of orders ranging from spare parts, the smallest items of goods through to complete packages of lifting equipment comprising a mixture of powered and manual hoists, overhead cranes & ancillary items.  

We are particularly at home supplying equipment for demanding industries such as heavy construction, cement production, petro-chem, offshore, marine, mining, tunnelling and hazardous areas where explosion proof equipment is required. We have extensive experience with air hoists and are involved in the sales, hire and repair aspects of this niche market area.  

With our HQ distribution, hire and workshop facility located in the Midlands at Redditch, we service the whole of the UK Market and the Rest of the World.  

We pride ourselves on the knowledge of our industry, the quality of our service and our flexible approach, all designed to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

We also offer the facility to purchase directly online many items of lifting and winching equipment whether this is for standard or ATEX environments, material handling, height safety, hydraulic components or general rigging gear via our recently updated ecommerce website at

You will also find a large amount of technical information on our website and we hope you will find this useful and user friendly.

If you wish to discuss any enquiry large or small please either call our sales team on +44 (0) 8450 171 126 or e-mail [email protected] .