SWL 6t with a high duty cycle in automotive manufacturing plant.
Twin Hoist 20 tonne capacity, 10 tonne auxiliary
Bogie Manupulator designed and built by AV Lifting & Handling for Irish Rail


1t Underslung Crane
1t Underslung Crane

Specifically designed underslung crane to meet customer & site requirements. read more →

Special Purpose Trolleys
Special Purpose Trolleys

Having trolleys built for a single purpose means no compromise. read more →

Final Drive Test Booth
Final Drive Test Booth

Fully enclosed and soundproofed test booth. read more →

Final Drive Turnover Stand
Final Drive Turnover Stand

The specialist stand allows access to remanufacture final drives up to 430kg. read more →

AV Lifting and Handling


A.V. Birch Lifting and Handling have been working together with our customers to design, manufacture and install equipment best suited to their applications for over 30 years.

Our experienced technical sales staff will liaise with buyers, engineers and operatives to provide cost effective solutions.

if you can’t see what you are looking for on the website, please contact us. We have 16,000sq ft of space in our factory, and we are experienced in custom builds of equipment.

  • Loose lifting gear
  • Hoists and winches
  • Cranes and gantries
  • Swing jibs and davits
  • Lifting attachments
  • Spreader beams
  • Material handling
  • Bespoke lifts
  • Safety equipment
  • Conveying equipment
  • Fabrication and machining
  • mild steel
  • aluminium
  • stainless steel
  • Repair
  • testing and inspection
  • Service and maintenance
  • Site and project work



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Tel: +44 (0) 1746 714418    Fax: +44 (0) 1746 714419
AV Birch Limited
Aldenham Business Park
Muckley Cross
WV16 4RR