2012 News

Kirkmichael Hotel Case Study

11/12/2012

Castlebrae Drainage Services Ltd (part of the Lanes Group PLC) has saved a Perthshire Hotel from months of ruin after successfully putting an end to a sewage overflow. The Glasgow based firm repaired the damage and came up with a long term solution to minimize disruption and save the hotel from hefty repair costs. Kirkmichael…

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Lanes cleans Cascade

29/11/2012

It is not just drains that benefit from Lanes’ cleaning skills. Earlier this year, the team was asked to help spring clean the Grand Cascade, a spectacular water feature at The Alnwick Garden, one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK. The Grand Cascade is the largest water feature of its kind in…

Grand Cascade Fountain Cleaning

Simon and Paul fly the flag for Lanes

31/10/2012

Lanes likes its customers to be happy. In fact, the happier, the better. So, when Paul Matthews, development manager of the Tyne and Wear depot received an email from a very happy John Gorman praising the engineers who had carried out a CCTV survey, he was positively delighted. John is Group Facilities Manager at the…

Engineers Simon and Paul

Operation Ferret

23/10/2012

The engineers from Lanes have found some weird and wonderful things in drains, but a team from the East Midlands depot were surprised to come face to face with a friendly ferret whilst on a routine cleanse and survey project. The furry pet appeared as they had finished jetting the drain and were preparing to…

Ferret in drain

Lanes engineers use their heads to stay safe

11/10/2012

Lanes for Drains engineers are using their heads when it comes to best practice for health and safety – because vital information that could help save their lives is now kept on their hats. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent specialist drainage company, has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health…

ICE Emergency Information.