Chain Blocks

The Lifting Equipment Store supplies an extensive range of hand chain hoists, lifting equipment from leading brands to suit any application requirement you might have.

Our experienced team can guide you through the options best suited to your requirements. The Chain Block, commonly known as a hand chain hoist or block and tackle, a chain hoist usually features top and bottom hooks, the static top hook is to suspend the hoist from a beam clamp or trolley, the bottom hook is the load hook, this is raised and lowered by simply pulling down on the hand chain, this then turns gears inside the hoisting unit to raise or lower the load.


View our full range of Chain Blocks or contact us today on 01384 567 430

How it works

Alternative methods of suspension:
Chain Blocks are very adaptable to many alterative working environments; including permanent and temporary installations. Hand chain block can be supplied with top hook suspension or with an integrated trolley. Not only can your chain block be suspended by a beam travelling trolley, this allows for horizontal transportation of the hoist and load either pushed powered by electrics a beam travelling trolley can easily be fitted to a suitable RSJ or I beam. Push travel trolleys can be purchased separately as well as electric travel trolleys, however there are certain manufacturers that supply integrated push travel or geared travel trolleys. Geared travel trolleys are operated by pulling a hand chain that turns wheels on the trolley, this moves the trolley along the beam, ideal for heavy loads.

To learn more about our chain blocks, get in touch with Lifting Equipment Store today on 01384 567430.

Capacities from 500kg to 20000kg, standard height of lift from 3m. All chain blocks are built to order there for we have the ability to modify any standard set-up for example you may require a 10m height of lift but only a 3m hand chain, we can provide your exact requirements. Our range of Chain Blocks are manufactured from the highest quality materials, a lightweight, compact and rugged construction.

Approved Agents for the following chain block brands:



Get in Touch

As part of the Kingsway Corporation group, we are a professional lifting gear company with over 30 years of experience, providing a range of bespoke services, repairs, installation of gear and on site advice. At the Lifting Equipment Store we provide customers we a complete one-stop shop at the most competitive prices in the industry.

If you would like to find out more, or want to obtain a quote for Chain Blocks or other lifting equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us. Call our office on 01384 567430, or email us at: