Durham Lifting design and manufacture specialist lifting equipment that is tested to the highest worldwide standards.
Established in 1996, with headquarters in the UK, Durham Lifting are proud to be one of the founding manufacturers of modular spreader beams in the UK. They pride themselves on being able to offer a complete lifting engineering service from concept to completion – providing engineering expertise, manufacturing excellence and stringent quality assurance.
Premium supplier of Multi-Sec modular spreader beams, modular lifting frames, lifting beams, adjustable module lifting frames, lifting and spreader frames and custom designed heavy lifting equipment.
Their products are used across the heavy lifting industries in Oil & Gas, Offshore Wind, Marine, Chemical, Mining, Civil Engineering, Construction, Transportation and Decommissioning.

“We do it right”

The Franklin Offshore Group is a leading integrated provider of quality rigging and mooring equipment and services primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry. Headquartered in Singapore, operations are strategically located worldwide to provide its customers with the fastest, most efficient and most economical service possible. The Group manufactures excellent products and provides a full spectrum of value-added services. Such products and services developed by the Group are branded with the “MERLION ” name.

Franklin Offshore Europe is the largest business unit within the Franklin Offshore Group. With a prime location in the largest port in Europe, its 30,935 square meter Yard, 228 meters quayside length and 27,500 square meters of workshop floor, Franklin Offshore Europe offers a one-stop-shop combining mooring possibilities with delivery of products, services and logistics.

Franklin Offshore has an experienced, dedicated workforce and a corporate culture that is firmly based on the principles of professionalism, innovation and service. The company believes that its unique blend of capabilities, skills and extensive experience are unparalleled in the industry.

One Stop Hire Ltd is the fastest growing hirer of Power Tools, Access Systems & Small Plant in England after just acquiring the largest independent Tool & equipment hirer in the North East region. Lord Hire will add 8 new locations to the One Stop Network that now covers the North West, North East, Midlands & Yorkshire areas of the UK. Their strategically placed depots across the regions are well stocked with the very best equipment available on the market and backed up with a modern fleet of delivery and service vehicles to ensure a rapid response and reliability for their clients.

Experienced Managers, Hire Staff, Drivers and Fitters are in every depot – all supported by Hire Desk and Fitter apprentices to develop the next generation of “Hiremen”.

This Hire services are complimented with a specialist construction & safety training division & a large sales division for consumables, workwear, power tools & plant.