2017 News

Sewers come before Santa for Lanes Christmas workers


Santa is not the only one working on Christmas Day. Drains, as well as chimneys, must be kept clear – so Lanes Group plc teams will be working while others eat drink and become merry. Across the UK, householders and businesses will be relying Lanes drainage and wastewater engineers unblocking drains to keep festive celebrations…

Lanes Staff Providing support at christmas

There is no chance of missing this 25th anniversary


It’s big, it’s bright pink – and it’s 25 years since the company that has become Britain’s biggest independent drainage specialist was launched. Lanes Group plc is celebrating its first quarter of a Century of unblocking Britain’s sewers by sending out two specially liveried new jet vac tankers onto the nation’s roads. Dodgy drains and…

A Pink Jet Vac Tanker

Wastewater network ‘fit to fly’ at former RAF base


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have helped a water company survey and upgrade the wastewater network across a former RAF base that has been transformed into a ‘garden village’. A team from the drainage specialist’s St Neots depot was commissioned by Icosa Water to carry out an extensive programme of investigation, repair, and rehabilitation…

Lanes Surveying former RAF Site

Seven month rail viaduct repair project a success


Lanes Group plc’s Rail Division has completed a substantial project to repair a viaduct carrying the Piccadilly Line over a river in West London. In a programme work that lasted seven months, large sections of brickwork on the viaduct across the River Brent near Alperton were replaced, reset, and repointed. Remote monitoring equipment has been…


Lanes achieves magnificent 7 in complaint handling awards


Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted in seven categories of the Complaint Handling Awards 2018, which recognise excellence across UK industry in resolving customer complaints. The drainage and utilities specialist is a finalist in every category it entered, and in more categories than any other organisation or business also in the running to win one…


Lanes wins Heart Safe Award for helping to protect lives


Lanes Group plc has won a Heart Safe Award in recognition of its commitment to fund the provision of defibrillators in its workplaces and schools. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist has won the Construction Company category in the national awards, organised for the 6th year by the Salford-based charity Hand on Heart. Under its…

UK Heart Safe Awards, Hilton Deansgate