2016 News

Lanes Group enters the mid-market top 250

19/10/2016

  Lanes Group plc has been named within the top 250 mid-market private companies in the UK for the first time. The drainage and asset maintenance solutions specialist ranks at 218 in the Grant Thornton Top Track 250 companies. The league table, published by the Sunday Times, identifies the fastest-growing and most successful mid-market companies…

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New drainage depot boosts service and sustainability

10/10/2016

Lanes Group plc has opened a new drainage services depot in Slough, Berkshire, to serve West London and the Thames Valley. The move enhances the company’s ability to support customers in the region with a comprehensive range of drain unblocking, repair and rehabilitation services, and improves the sustainability of its operations. The depot, known as…

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Lanes supports contractor curing major road bottleneck

06/10/2016

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are coming to the end of a major programme of highways work to cure one of the worst road bottlenecks in the North West of England. They have been supporting Highways England’s main contractor, Costain, in the development of a new 4.5-mile section of the A556 trunk road between…

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Lanes secures prison drainage cleaning and survey work

06/10/2016

  Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have carried out a comprehensive drainage survey at a privately-run prison. Sodexo Justice Services commissioned Lanes Group’s Manchester depot to carry out the work at the category B Forest Bank prison, at Swinton, Salford, which can hold 1,460 male prisoners. Alistair Culpan, Assistant Facilities Manager for the prison, said:…

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Lanes for Drains welcomes the microbead ban

05/10/2016

The UK government is expected to ban the sale of microbeads by the end of 2017, following advice from the House of Commons Environmental Committee and pressure from environmental campaigners. It’s great news for the oceans (and the country’s drainage system!) But why are microbeads so bad for the environment? What are microbeads? Microbeads are…

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