Machinery Movers you can trust for Heavy Machinery Relocation

AIS Vanguard is one of the UK’s leading heavy equipment movers for machinery relocation and installation. Our full turnkey service, led by our highly skilled and experienced team of machinery movers, ensures we maintain a professional and smooth transition during machinery relocation projects – even when production needs to be continued during the process.

Changes in manufacturing demand can result in the need enlist the help of heavy equipment movers as part of a partial or complete factory relocation.

We understand that machinery relocation and factory removals can cause a major disruption to production timescales. Our team of skilled machinery movers and engineers ensure our projects are accurately planned. We provide our clients with a detailed scope of works demonstrating how each phase of the machinery relocation project will progress, as well as estimated timescales and projects particulars, such as estimated downtime. As trusted heavy equipment movers, we understand that lost time results in less output. At AIS Vanguard, our team of machinery movers operates out of hours and across weekends where required to ensure the deadline for each phase is met and downtime is kept to a minimum throughout your machinery relocation project.

Our team of heavy equipment movers includes a diverse range of specialist skills. Our project manager will be supported by a fully-trained engineering team, made up of SSSTS-trained foremen, riggers, HGV Class 1 & 2 drivers, crane operators and electrical & mechanical engineering specialists. Our machinery movers also include a team fully-certified slinger signallers, banksmen and appointed persons to provide competent supervision when carrying out machinery relocation projects, ensuring we are the machinery movers you can trust.

New and prospective clients often ask, “What do I need to consider when planning this machinery relocation?” With this in mind, we’ve written a summary of the key points that our heavy equipment movers will discuss with you during your initial telephone consultation. From these points, our experienced team of machinery movers will be able to gain a full understanding of your requirements and create an efficient plan for your machinery relocation project.

Contact us today for your free machinery relocation consultation.

Key Sectors

At AIS Vanguard, we know that different industries have different machinery relocation needs and our skilled team of machinery movers are committed to meeting our clients’ needs. So, which sectors do we usually provide our services to?

Because the industries we serve demand the uppermost excellence, our mechanical services are designed to assist in a range of ways. We can offer the movement of single machinery tools, to maintenance, dismantling, relocation, and reinstallation. We even offer complete replacement and the full removal of manufacturing equipment thanks to our specialist lifting equipment.

Our full turnkey service offering includes:

  • Dedicated project manager
  • Health and safety documents including; method statement, risk assessments, lift plans, personnel training records and equipment certs
  • Regular site visits to assess project requirements
  • CDM/health and safety management
  • Disconnection of services and dismantling of machinery
  • Match marking
  • Machinery loading to transport
  • Storage (where required)
  • Machine transportation
  • Floor preparation including core drilling
  • Offloading and positioning
  • Aligning and levelling
  • Reconnection of main services
  • Export, packing and shipping services

We can complete complex lifts in problematic areas such as confined spaces or premises struggling with limited access, restricted floor bearings and overhead obstructions, allowing the production of specialist equipment to continue without delay. We build our solution around your problem, every time.

AIS Vanguard is the perfect choice for any heavy machine removal or relocation. Whether it’s a single machine removal or an entire factory relocation, we are happy to help.

Enquire Today

If you would like to enquire about how we can help you with your project, then call us on

01257 441111