Southern Hoist Services Placard

About us

Southern Hoist Services has expanded quickly since it began in 1992, we have gained a reputation for quality and service at affordable prices, and have become one of the leading hoist hire companies in England. On 15th March 2004 we joined the Claude Fenton Group of Companies, and have increased our field of expertise to include powered access and contractors plant. We cover a large region of Southern England and Wales, with depots based in Southampton, London and Swindon. Our site will show you a full range of hoists from small scaffold hoists to 2000kg/22 person passenger hoists. We also offer transport platforms and have one of the largest fleets in the UK.

In addition to our very competitive rates, we also offer an excellent back-up service, including next day call-out within specified areas.

We offer a quick quotation service by e-mail and fax, with follow-up site surveys prior to delivery, this ensures every aspect of the installation runs smoothly on the day . We also supply detailed method statements and risk assessments for each contract upon request. All of our erectors and fitters are trained in-house and by the manufacturers, and are fully equipped with harnesses and safety lines in compliance with HSE regulations. We are 100% CSCS and, as members of CHIG we continue to monitor health and safety issues concerning the use of construction hoists and make improvements with the Health & Safety Executive and the manufacturers.

If you are unsure of the hoist type required for your contract, just contact us on the numbers shown, and tell us what you need to do, with our vast experience in the industry we can give you the options within minutes.


More Wickham hoists: We have recently increased our fleet of Wickham hoists, including twin cages and hi-speed versions, please contact Southampton for further… read more »


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Southampton Depot:
T: 01329 833223 | F: 01329 833683
London Depot:
T: 0208 810 5974 | F: 0208 810 7001
Swindon Depot:
T: 0845 270 2901 | F: 01285 861894