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Lifting Equipment in Southampton, Hampshire


Offering a comprehensive range of lifting and rope services, our experienced team of professionals are trained in a variety of services including LOLER thorough examinations and services and industrial door maintenance.

Hire Lifting Equipment

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, provides a premium lifting equipment hire service, which includes everything from webbing and wire rope to chain slings and chain blocks. SWL have a highly experienced team with more than 20 years of experience, who are more than happy to provide help and advice with your lifting equipment needs.

LOLER Thorough Examinations and Services

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, offers LOLER thorough examinations and rope testing services at all of our depots throughout the country. Ranging from in-house testing on our tensile and compression test machines to the on-site testing of all types of lifting/pulling appliances and accessories, we use a wide range of methods to carry out these tests, using anything from calibrated weight.

Industrial Door Maintenance

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, offer an industrial door maintenance, supply, inspection, and repair service. We are able to carry out the statutory inspection and maintenance of common use doors, powered and manual roller shutter, concertina, and sectional overhead doors.

Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, have the capability to complete both non-destructive and destructive testing types depending on your requirements. Whether you’re looking to test samples under great stress or want corrosion testing, we have several test rigs, one of which is one of the largest in the UK.

Height Safety Systems

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, are a Harken system approved installer and supplier. We can design, supply, install, and maintain all height safety systems across the UK. Whether working on exposed roof edges, catwalks, servicing roller coasters, or maintaining cranes, SWL’s safety systems ensure you are always kept safe and compliant.

WISH Waste Industry Health and Safety

Waste Industry Health and Safety (WISH) has been initiated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to offer a forum to encourage best practice throughout the Waste Collection Recycling and Disposal sectors of industry.


SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, conduct expert lifting equipment training and is approved by CPD as an accredited training provider. We are constantly updating our training courses, both accredited and tailored. Please see below for our most popular.


Working to strict ISO quality systems, SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, is committed to supplying service and quality of the highest standard. SWL have become a trusted supplier of services and products to Defence and Special Forces across the globe.


SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, recognises the special requirements of managing lifting marine equipment for various marine services. Our engineers can attend vessels locally within the UK, or travel worldwide as a riding squad, to meet marine client requirements.


SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, has a Lloyds Beal depot in Caerphilly, where we specialise in the manufacture of products for the aviation industry, including custom made aviation lifting and jacking equipment to customer specific requirements.
About Us

We are members of the LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) with LEEA qualified engineers, members of CSCS (Construction skills Certification Scheme) member of the British Safety Council.



Working across a range of brands including Harken, Tractel, Enerpac etc. has both the experience and knowledge to work with a variety of high-quality materials and products.