Our involvement in the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project

The new Rampion Offshore Wind Farm is set to become the first facility of its type off the south coast of England. When it is finished and comes online, it is estimated that its 116 wind turbines will generate 1,366 GWh of power each year. Based on average annual household consumption in the UK, this would be sufficient to power more than 290,000 homes. The power will be generated from a clean, sustainable source, helping to dramatically cut fossil fuel usage and emissions. Continue reading

The history of Britannia Testhouse

As one of the world’s leading providers of independent testing and lifting services, equipment and consultations, we are proud to have carried on a long tradition of excellence since our company was formed in 1996. This dedication to high standards is reflected in every aspect of our business, from our attention to detail to our customer service, and even in the premises where we are based. Continue reading


Durham Lifting Ltd have recently manufactured & installed a 3 Ton Electric Overhead Traveling Crane System providing overhead lifting operations to assist with movement of engineering components.

  • Fitted with single speed electric wire rope hoist.
  • Full remote pendant control.
  • 5mtr of gantry supported by 5 no vertical Columns per side.
  • Down conductor system.

For further enquiries please Tel: 01642 240672

Safety Harness Training (£100 Exc. VAT)

A comprehensive fall protection program prevents injuries, saves lives and makes good business sense. In almost every industry, there are areas where workers are subjected to fall hazards. Developing and implementing a comprehensive fall protection program in the workplace can prevent many injuries and fatalities. Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries.


Tel: 01642 240672

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Sales Announcement

Dear Customers,

We would like to inform you that Martin Prest, Sales Manager, no longer represents Durham Lifting Ltd. I will be assuming Martin’s duties along with our Sales Team and we will continue to prioritize our focus in serving your needs with our utmost dedication.

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Newton Aycliffe Site Grand Open Day

Durham Lifting cordially invites you to the grand open of their new Newton Aycliffe site on Monday 7th April 2014. The open day will start at 10am and finish at 4pm. Refreshments will be served until 2pm. Guests will have the chance to tour the new premises. It will also a great opportunity to meet and greet Durham Lifting’s technical and sales teams. To celebrate we are offering product demonstrations and discounts on the day. Download your invite here. RSVP 4th April.

Our New Premises!

Our Newton Aycliffe site has now relocated to Unit D, Whinfield Drive, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham DL5 6AU and now offer hire & lifting gear repairs, as well as sales. An Open Day for Durham Lifting Ltd’s new site is presently being organised and invitations will be sent out shortly.