Tower Crane at Alton Towers Hotel

Mantis Cranes currently have a Tower Crane at Alton Towers Hotel that is due to complete its hire period soon.

The Self Erecting Tower Crane, a Potain IGO50, has been on site since last October. It has provided a maximum lift of 1,000kg at the end of a 40m jib. The Height Under Hook for the duration of the project was 23.2m.

Tower Crane at Alton Towers Hotel

The project involved the construction of a 74-bedroom hotel including reception area, staff room, kitchen, restaurant, toilets, bar, coffee shop, changing rooms, service yard, landscaping, access and associated parking following minor demolition works.

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