Specialist lifting

As a specialist in our field, Select has the capability to tailor innovative solutions for contract lifts, materials and plant movement.

Having delivered some of the most challenging lifting operations across the UK, we are widely acknowledged as an industry leader. Our directly employed team of highly experienced appointed persons (APs), supervisors and operatives are qualified to the highest level and have delivered complex lifting contracts in some of the most constrained urban areas.

Contract lifts

Our contract lifts service enables you to transfer the overall responsibility for planning and executing a complete lift to us, whether it be standard or complex.

With a range of completed lifts including the Canary Wharf chiller installation, Custom House / ExCel bridge and the Heathrow Terminal 3 ‘Sky Walk’, we are well placed to take on board, design and deliver your contract lift requirements.

Select’s expertise in delivering bespoke lifting capability is ideally suited to contract lifts or specialist lifting requirements. Having delivered some of the most challenging lifting operations across the UK, our 40 years of experience in this area is highly regarded. We provide a comprehensive service from initial planning to execution – including the supply of specialist equipment, support documentation, radio communications, generators, crane operators, and expert service and maintenance teams.

Operating an extensive national fleet of cranes, our fully trained operatives have successfully carried out contract lifts in many challenging conditions, including live airport environments such as Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. We control the process from beginning to end – liaising with the local authorities and managing traffic to ensure that our experience brings peace of mind throughout the lift.

Materials and plant movement

We are experts in the movement, installation and removal of MEP equipment, pods, modules, prefabricated components and materials, with fully kitted plant handling vans and rigging operatives. Lifting is our business and we will ensure your project runs as smoothly as possible.

Select is recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist in the installation and removal of MEP equipment, pods, modules, prefabricated components and materials, with fully kitted plant handling vans and rigging operatives. Our material and plant movement solution includes site surveys, site planning, and lift-specific method statements and risk assessments.

We provide our service with a qualified and competent workforce, along with our broad range of plant equipment including various cranes, forklifts and the necessary lifting accessories. We control the complete lifting process from beginning to end.