Independent Lifting Services have the experience and capabilities to design and manufacture one-off specialist equipment to meet our individual clients’ exact requirements.

Whether it is the provision of lifting equipment such as lifting beams, lifting cradles, forklift attachments and spreader beams you require, we can help you and we undertake the necessary proof load test from our large stock of test weights, so when delivered, your equipment is 100% fully functional and ready to be operational.

We also have in house facilities for manufacturing lifting slings to enable us to make the exact size and Safe Working Load capacity lifting slings that you require including chain slings, polyester webbing and round slings and wire rope slings. For more information visit our sling manufacturing page.

We can provide the following manufacturing services for specialist lifting equipment such as:

  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Polyester Webbing Slings
  • Polyester Round Slings
  • Chain Slings
  • Lifting Beams
  • Spreader Beams
  • Lifting Cradles
  • A- frames
  • Gantries
  • Runway Beams
  • Plate Clamps
  • Man Baskets
  • Crane and Fork Lift Attachments

Call 01493 650952 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your lifting equipment manufacturing requirements. 

Inspection Excellence


In addition to our comprehensive load testing services, we also provide the very latest Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) services such as Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), Dye Penetrant Inspection (DPI), Eddy Current testing (ET) and Visual Weld Inspection (VT), meaning that we can meet all your Non-Destructive Testing requirements and with all records centralised, you have one company to deal with at re-test time or in an emergency situation.

Worldwide Lifting Standards


We are FULL MEMBERS of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA)

The LEEA is established across the globe as the respected and authoritative representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide. 

Read more on the LEEA