About Us

Concord Lifting Equipment Ltd. (CLE)  is London and the South East’s premier lifting equipment rental and hire business. Hire – Sales – Maintenance – Testing- Design – Vacuum Handling: All things related to lifting equipment is what we are proud to do.

Concord Lifting Equipment Ltd. (CLE) has been offering lifting equipment hire, sales, service and testing for over 25 years throughout London and the South East.  Below is our old logo prior to 2012

Our job is simple – to be an integral part of our customers supply chain to ensure they complete projects as cost effectively and as easily as possible.



Throughout our 4 locations in:

  • Wandsworth
  • Barking
  • Charlton
  • St. Neots, Cambridgeshire (formerly known as Lifting Equipment & Services Ltd.)

We have a wealth of experience in lifting equipment and vacuum handling, and our employees take pride in using this knowledge and passion to offer an unrivaled service to our clients.Our advantage over other lifting equipment providers lies in understanding what our customers need, our ability to provide practical and personalised lifting services, from managing the daily business challenges that impact all parties, to maintaining a forward thinking perspective by exploring new techniques and technologies

From the moment you first make contact through to job completion our team will offer you a personal service not found anywhere else in the industry.

Each of CLE’s four depots have friendly knowledgeable staff, all include at least one of: Depot Manager, dedicated Account Managers, certified technicians and delivery drivers. All CLE depots are wholly owned by KFC Ltd – not franchises or joint ventures, allowing CLE to ensure a top level of service to its customers.

Each depot offer the same wide range of products and services, and have their own specialties: Wandsworth is the head office, and is where human resources and finance are based.  Barking has an industry leading vacuum lifting test facility.  Charlton have a full range of lifting equipment and accessories for hire but are CLE’s specialist technical repair facility and St. Neots (formerly known as Lifting Equipment & Services Ltd.) specialises in the sale of new and reconditioned lifting equipment, and the fabrication of custom lifting accessories.

Our Services
  • Lifting Equipment Hire and Sales
  • Lifting Equipment Accessories Hire and Sales
  • Material Handling Equipment and Moving Equipment Hire and Sales
  • Bespoke Lifting Equipment Design and manufacture
  • LOLER testing and maintenance
  • Glass Vacuum Handling specialists in hire, sales and service
Key Staff Members
  1. Chris Kerrison – Managing Director
  2. Richard Hatton – Finance Director
  3. Edward Donovan – Operations Director
  4. Charlie Pratley-Jones – Depot Manager, Wandsworth
  5. Lee Bignell – Customer Success Manager / Onsite Testing, Wandsworth
  6. Michele Meeds – Depot Manager, St. Neots

Want more information or want to find out how Concord Lifting Equipment Ltd can help your business? call us on 03333 66 00 99 (local rate number included in mobile minutes) and a member of our team will be at hand to get you all the information you need.