Linian Crane & Hoist Company

The Mansion House
City Road
St. Helens
WA10 2UE

  • All Types & Sizes of Hoists & Lifting Equipment
  • Problem Solvers - Special Applications
  • All Products are Fully Tested & Certified
  • All Types & Sizes of Hoists & Lifting Equipment
  • Problem Solvers - Special Applications
  • All Products are Fully Tested & Certified
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Linian Crane & Hoist Company

Specialist Lifting and Handling Engineering Company

For over forty years Linian has been designing and manufacturing a vast range of hoists, cranes and general lifting equipment and supplying to an equally wide range of organisations both here and abroad.

Linian is also an independent agent for many other leading hoist and lift manufacturers. This allows us to provide customers with a totally unbiased service when advising on the best product for their particular application.

Our services just don’t stop there because as specialist in this field we are able to supply a whole host of ancillary equipment.


If by any chance none of our lifting solutions are suitable for your needs Linian has the expertise to provide you with a totally bespoke solution, one that fits both your budget and your needs. This means we can offer you unique consultancy and advice on all aspects of cranes, hoists, lifting equipment and ancillary products such as attachments etc.


With a first class reputation across a wide range of industries Linian is able to provide a broad spectrum of sectors with first class solutions including aerospace, petrochemical, construction, glass, nuclear and water to name but a few.

...• Prompt Attention
...• Expert Advice
...• Competitive Rates
...• Specialist Skills
...• Compliancy

At Linian we aim to provide our customers with a one stop shop for all of their lifting equipment and hoists and what's more at value for money prices. These services also come in a highly efficient and speedy manner.


Standard hoists, whether electric, pneumatic, hydraulic or manual, can be supplied in various different configurations to suit individual particular applications.

We also offer bespoke or custom made hoists, etc. specially designed and manufactured for unique one-off situations.

Additionally, we can often provide other associated equipment that may be required on a project thus ensuring compatibility.

Bespoke Hoists & Cranes

As experts in this field Linian can customise any crane or hoist to suit any environment and application. All custom made hoists are designed for your needs and applications ranging from ultra-short headroom for areas where space is at a premium to outdoor environments whereby the equipment can be treated with specialised paint, enhanced enclosure sealing and weather protection covers.

Electric Chain Hoists

Every single chain hoist we supply is designed and manufactured to the highest standards for their enhanced safety and reliability. Ranging from 80kg through to 5 tonnes we have a chain hoist to meet the needs of a vast range of lifting applications.

Pneumatic (Air) Hoists
The pneumatic chain hoists from Linian offer a range of advantages over standard hoists. They can be used for situations and hazardous areas including Ex Classification and where no electric circuitry is suitable such as explosive environments.

With capacities from 125kg to 100 tonnes they are extremely well suited for a whole range of applications.

Electric Wire Rope Hoists
All of the electric hoists manufactured at Linian are made to the highest standards to provide enhanced safety and long term reliability. We offer a choice of motors from slip ring motors to single and two speed versions so to find out more please visit our website.


Overhead Cranes
Linian is able to supply a wide range of overhead cranes all of which can be customised to suit your exact requirements. We will also install and maintain your crane it needed so why not get in touch to find out more.

Swing Jib Cranes
From 125kg through to 10 tonnes we can supply and install the perfect crane for your lifting needs. Whether wall of floor mounted, with a slew angle of 180 to 360 degrees we offer a highly reliable range of swing jib cranes to suit every environment.

Bespoke Cranes
We are able to custom make cranes to suit any application or environment. Our Bespoke Cranes can be made from scratch or we can modify an existing product. Please contact us to find out more.

Crane Servicing
All of our vehicles are fully serviced and well equipped to carry out even the most demanding breakdowns and maintenance no matter what make, type or size of your crane or hoist. To find out more about this service please get in touch.

At Linian all of our engineers are highly experienced with all the appropriate qualifications and are capable of delivering a safe and first rate service.

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Key Personnel

Ian Watson

Ian Watson

Tel: 01744736330

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Paul Davies, Knowsley Engineering Services Ltd

A very impressive performance from Ian and the team at Linian Cranes, we are delighted with the end result.

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Ben Dudden, Dudden Construction Ltd

Linian did a terrific job designing the winch system for our project. Communication was easy and efficient despite the long distance from their base. Linian were a pleasure to work with.

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John Light, Tratos UK Ltd

Linian were professional to work with and stuck to their scheduling which was refreshing and necessary at the time due to all of the other works going on in the factory.

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