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At JK Lifting, we are dedicated to the lifting Industry. Whether you require a complete contract lift a machine move, testing and inspection or product supply or hire, we’re here to provide the equipment and services you need to get the job done. With years of experience under our belt, you know you’re in safe hands.

Who We Are

We are the lifting specialists. We offer a wide range of services to ensure that any project you undertake is safe, including on site rigging, testing services, lifting equipment from stock and bespoke manufacture. Our innovative solutions are designed to meet your exact requirements, as well as statutory health and safety regulations, meeting the requirements of LOLER

From proof load testing and inspection to servicing and repair to completely bespoke design and manufacture, we pride ourselves on offering the very best lifting services to give you peace of mind.

The hard work of our experienced and reliable team has earned us a longstanding reputation for excellence. Safety, innovation and impeccable customer service are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Culture and Heritage

JK Lifting has been helping companies lift well for almost four decades. In 1983, John Kesson founded the company, and remains a part of the team to this day. His hard work has helped JK Lifting become recognised as one of the North East’s leading lifting engineering companies.

As a business, we are always moving forwards. In June 2019, James Bright took over as Managing Director to lead the company into its next chapter. James has been in the industry for over 20 years and has a clear vision for the future

We are strong believers in the value of teamwork at JK Lifting. And that sentiment extends to the way we support our clients. By forming strong partnerships and taking the time to understand the specific requirements, challenges and goals of an organisation we can ensure that our lifting solutions and products are always effective and fit for purpose.

See What Our Customers Have to Say

We are proud to have built up a reputation for reliable expertise over almost four decades, having worked with a wide range of clients across many different industries. But don’t just take our word for it, see what our past clients have to say about their experience!

  • No job is too big or too small, too technical or too simple, Their application is second to non and their commitment to safety means JK Lifting remain our preferred supplier for all thing lifting.


Contact us

We’re only a phone call away, so whether you’re looking for a quote or simply want to get more information about what we offer, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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