Hiab Hire

Nationwide Transport Service.

Up to 15 Tonn Hiab Lifts.

Professional Reliable Service.

We can transport loads up to 80 tons+ (special types)

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Blast Cleaning


Steel Shotblasting

Garnet blasting

Flash blasting and surface preparation.

In-house blast chamber which accommodates 85ft and more

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Air Spray Painting Services

Achieve the perfect finish

We can work to precise paint specification and techniques

Experianced Painters utilising years of knowledge.

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Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication / Repairs

Metal Fabrication Service

Be Spoke Designs

Structure Welding and Repairs

Metal Cutting and Sheet Workers

We can work to technical drawings

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Industrial Scaffolding

Petrochemical and Commercial Scaffolding

Internal tank scaffolds

Mobile Towers

Debris Netting and Scaffold Sheeting

Scaffold Inspections

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Jetty Repairs

Jetty Repairs / Quayside Maintainance

Partial or Complete Jetty Rebuids

Structural Maintanence

Custom Steelwork Fabrication

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Ship Care

marine engineering

Fabricating be-spoke solutions

Docking Tower repairs

Damage repairs

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Bus Shelters

Bus Shelter Maintainance

24/7 Emergency Response

Bus Shelter Removals

Bus Shelter Installs

RTA Fast Response Service

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Self Storage

Secure Self Storage

Affordable Self Storage

CCTV throughout the compound

Secure Compound with 24/7 manned security

Easy 24/7 Access to storage

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Welcome to Alexander Blast Cleaning, Painting, Hiab Hire, Scaffolding and Storage Website...

Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting Ltd

Self Storage, Transportation, Fabrication

Welcome to Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting UK. Based in the North East of England and with over 30 years’ experience we are experts in the fields of blast cleaning, Scaffolding, metal fabrication and Hiab Hire (Haulage and Transport) or Logistics where goods need to be lifted. Alexander Blast was established in 2002 and has quickly become an industry trusted name. We offer a range of service including hiab hire, crane hire, road haulage, Transport Services as well as painting services, shot blasting, self storage, metal fabrication and Scaffolding services. No Matter what your needs are we are sure to have the solution…

Hiab Hire, UK haulage and transportation

Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting UK is the lifting specialist, and has a fleet of sophisticated Hiab Hire vehicles on the road today. All the vehicles in our fleet are fitted with Hiab's, so all of our drivers can load your cargo onto the vehicle at the collection point and off load at the final destination themselves. By using a range of chains, shackles, straps and slings our Hiab vehicles can cope with loads of all shapes and sizes. Our Hiab cranes can lift weights over 13 Ton and reach over 15 meters. All our drivers hold all of the necessary qualifications such as "CPCS" lorry loader certification, giving you peace of mind and confidents that we will make a perfect delivery every time. With extensive experience of transporting and moving high value equipment and goods we offer a service that includes collection and delivery in a timely, controlled and safe way. Safety is of critical importance to us and Risk Assessments with Method Statements are always prepared by our experienced and qualified staff following your enquiry. At Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting Ltd, you can be sure to find transport HIAB solutions to both public and major UK organizations as well government businesses such as local councils and we hold all necessary Plant Hire accreditations to carry out your transportation job.

We work all across North East England including:



County Durham

Newcastle upon Tyne




Tyne and Wear


UK Nationwide Haulage Transport and Hiab Hire / Crane Hire

Our fleet of wagons can transport loads from 1 ton up to 80 tons and more (special types) to any UK destination. We have lo-loader trailers with drive on ramps that accommodate Heavy Haulage and our Hiab cranes can lift weights of over 13 Ton. We also offer Transport / Haulage hire services 24/7 (*subject to booking at least 5 days in advance).

Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting Ltd specialise in the uplift and movement of equipment by Lorry Mounted Crane (commonly known as a HIAB). We have a wide range of vehicles to suit any application. All of our vehicles are fitted with the latest Lorry Loader Cranes to ensure maximum efficiency and safety. We can lift almost anything up to 18,000 kg’s.
We have been round for more than 30 years, offering a wealth of experience in our industry and we are continually investing in our people and the latest equipment to service the demanding requirements of our customer base.
We aim to meet the ever changing needs and demands of our growing customer base. We pride ourselves on providing a professional and cost effective service to all of our customers.

Artic Wagon Hire / Rigid Wagon Hire

Our Fleet includes Artic Hiab Wagons, Rigid Hiab Wagons and Artic Flatbed Wagons, Pickup Trucks and Vans for those express deliveries, We have two escort vehicles that can escort wide and bnormal loads anywhere nationwide.

Abnormal / Wide Load Escorts

We have our own escort vehicles to guide abnormal loads to their destination, we will not only complete the Method Statement and Risk Assessments, but also process the police notification to take the stress out of the move. No matter the load or destination, you can be sure your in good hands with Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting Ltd.

Scaffolding Services

Industrial Scaffolding

Industrial projects can provide many challenges for clients. Here at ABC we offer a bespoke scaffolding design service which assists clients to overcome many operational and site specific challenges.

Petrochemical and Commercial Scaffolding

We offer all types of scaffolding to Petrochemical and Commercial clients across all industries, throughout the North East of England and Nationwide when required. No matter what the project, we provide dedicated and professional team who deliver a quality and safe environment on every job and every site, on every occasion.
We work closely with main contractors to ensure minimal disruption on site and we adhere closely to all health and safety regulations. Our qualified team is not only fully accredited, CISRS/CITB registered but also confined space trained, so however difficult the access may seem, they are qualified and experienced to work safely in the most difficult environments.

Blast Cleaning and professional Industrial Painting Services

Blast cleaning is the process used for paint stripping, rust removal, cleaning or profiling new and old steel surfaces. We have an in-house blast chamber which accommodates items of 85ft and more, with both commercial and domestic experience in all kinds of shot blasting and industrial painting methods. Whether you're looking for a bespoke cleaning service for a particularly valuable artefact, or you just want your fabricated metal structure cleaned before painting, Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting UK can help.

Our Blast team are not miracle-workers, just a team of highly skilled and passionate experts. Whatever the size of the job, we'll always do our best to help you from start to finish. When it comes to delivering blast cleaning services, we are a company you can trust but don’t take our word for it, our reputation speaks for its self. At Alexander Blast Cleaning and Painting UK we pride ourselves in offering professionalism, reliability, and friendliness. When you add a team of expert blasters into the mix, you're in for a winning combination. Our services range from standard blast cleaning to Sweedish Standard SA2.5 of hard surfaces to more delicate and specialised work and even garnet shot blasting items for galvanisation. We also offer a range of industrial coatings to protect your blasted items.

Comprehensive UK paint spraying services

From on-site paint spraying to product finishing in our workshop facilities, Alexander Blast provide an expert range of commercial and industrial paint spraying. Based in Hebburn, Newcastle we provide a comprehensive and expert paint spraying service to commercial and industrial businesses across the North East. As one of the North Easts leading professional spray painting companies, we take standards seriously aiming to deliver highly personalised customer care that delivers what it promises on time and on budget through use of the latest technology and highly skilled teams. Based in Hebburn, just outside of Newcastle, we provide industrial and commercial clients from across the North East with the very best in professional painting and spray painting services.

Metal Fabrication and Repairs

Our metal fabrication team are very experienced in reading CAD and technical drawings to fabricate high quality, innovative and distinctive custom-made metalwork, including metal railings, gates and furniture, along with larger items such as custom beams, box sections and more, all produced with the highest levels of craftsmanship and a personal touch, we have made a name as reliable, original and competitive in terms of pricing for all fabrication needs. We have years of experience with the fabrication of all types of architectural and structural metalwork for both domestic and commercial clients. We specialise in the refurbishment of cast iron bridges but can work on other structures when needs be, see our gallery for examples of our work.

Our Location

  • Alexander Blast

    Unit 11, Wagonway Road Ind Est, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, NE31 1SP


    5 Days a week from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm