Design and Manufacture of Spreader Beams/Lifting Frames


Durham Lifting’s Design Team have over 40 years experience in the design and building of bespoke lifting and handling equipment utilising the latest “Solid Works” Design Software and the latest version of Autocad Professional.

They are able to provide drawings to a high specification along with supported design calculations if required.

Many years of experience have allowed Durham Lifting to provide you with a clear understanding of the latest Design Standards and ensure compliance throughout including NDT/MPI Analysis on finished products.

Products include:


Modular Beam Systems Ranging from 1–1000 Tonne

Specialised modular spreader beams ranging from

1 tonne to 1000 tonne are among the product range. These systems can be tested within Durham Lifting, supported with Design Calculation if required, MPI is carried out as standard practise.  Marine paint specification as standard.   A solution can be found, whatever your requirements – please contact the team with your specific requirements.


Lifting Frames

Depending on your application, Lifting Frames of various designs can be provided from concept to finished product.


Overhead Crane Systems:  Durham Lifting, completed the Design, manufacture, installation and Testing of 10tonne Goliath Type Crane, complete with a 20metre span. Unit is complete with a Donati Wire Rope Hoist system, and Drive units.


Subsea Lifting Apparatus – Bespoke if Required

Bespoke Turbine Lifting Frame Complete with Rigging.

Container Lifting Frames
  • C Hooks
  • Mud Mats
  • A Frame
  • Goalpost Lifting Arrangements
  • And more!

Durham Lifting are the perfect partner being able to provide the beams, frames and associated rigging equipment for sale and on many occasions Hire. Working closely with the local DNV, ABS, Lloyds Register Inspectors for any third party witnessing as required.