Welcome to the South East London Crane Hire website. We are a specialist haulage company operating a fleet of Hiab lorries and 4x4s for contract lifting and hire. Operating out of Longfield, Kent, we have the resources and manpower to cover locations across the South East. In addition to regional areas like Surrey, Sussex, Essex and Greater London, we also fulfil contracts on a nationwide basis. As an independent, family-run business with decades of experience, we pride ourselves on delivering a truly personal service.
Our dedication to achieving 100% satisfaction makes us the trusted choice for plant haulage, crane hire, Hiab hire and more. With a slinger signaller and banksman provided for every job, SELCH offers the complete service package.
SELCH provides the following services:
Signage Installation Support
For plant and machinery haulage, we transport pumps, excavators, diggers, dumpers, bulldozers and more.
Our wider haulage service covers the moving of containers, cabins, large pipework, railway materials, generators, water tanks, septic tanks, boats, delicate antiques and one-off items as part of a property move.
With an in-house team sharing over 50 years of industry experience, there’s no project we can’t handle. There are no problems…just solutions.
As a haulage company with a track record for excellence, SELCH has a long, varied and growing client list covering all sectors.
We work with private homeowners, commercial businesses, local councils, boat owners, highway associations, agricultural machinery owners as well as plant hire, loft conversion, groundworks and building companies.
From family homes to the railways, and from local business premises to construction sites, SELCH does it all, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Established over 30 years ago, SELCH has a well-earned, time-served reputation for contract lifting, plant haulage and Hiab hire. As a multi-generational haulage company, expertise defines everything we do.
No matter your crane hire or haulage requirements, our qualified team puts the best logistics in place for the safe lifting and transportation of your goods.
For your peace of mind, SELCH holds FORS Silver accreditation as part of their Fleet Operator Recognition scheme. Our drivers/operatives have the certification to move every type of plant, load machinery, access equipment and secure down any goods. Our team’s credentials include:
ADR-Compliant Drivers and Vehicles
Crane Operator Licences
Load Securing Licences
SELCH owns a varied fleet of FORS-registered and Crossrail-compliant vehicles designed to cover all haulage needs. Our systems include pin and ball towing, Hiab cranes and beavertail plant body lorries.
You can rest assured, SELCH operates in South East London, Kent and the wider South East region with the appropriate levels of public liability, employer’s liability and goods in transit insurance.
Whether you need crane hire, plant haulage or any other contract lifting, our haulage company offers a customer satisfaction guarantee. Our word is our bond, and the core value of our family-run business.
For an insight into the kind of contracts we fulfil, as well as our fleet of vehicles, please visit the Previous Work page.
"Gave Tom a call to pick up a couple of Palm Trees which were on a Roof top terrace in London.Nothing was too much trouble for Tom, and made it hassle free, delivered on time and reasonably priced.Will be using again and well recommended."
Lee Bromwich - 1 July 2021