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New Survey: UK’s Drainage Habits Revealed

19/08/2021

As the pandemic has seen a surge in fatbergs and drainage issues, we wanted to investigate how much of the UK’s problems with blocked drains and sewers were down to bad habits and a simple lack of education among the general public.  We’ve conducted a national survey to discover some of the UK’s worst habits…

New Lanes team delivers on drainage service for East Anglia

09/08/2021

A new leadership team at Lanes Group plc’s East Anglian depot is combining fresh outlooks and established operational experience to impress customers and win major new contracts. The new depot manager at the St Neots depot, Karen Darrington, joined Lanes in February 2021 and is leading a team of committed drainage professionals, determined to deliver…

Lanes supports build for new Starbucks at ASDA supermarket

28/06/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support the construction of a new Starbucks store at an ASDA supermarket. The national drainage and water utility specialist carried out the survey for AKN Build, which is building the new drive-through store in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, on behalf of EG…

Smart digital integration supports M5 drainage survey programme

25/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is using smart integration of data systems of support easier and faster delivery of a drainage survey programme along the M5. Lanes has been commissioned by R&W Civil Engineering, working for Highways England, to survey the drainage system along the 10km stretch of the M5 between Junctions 19…

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans

22/06/2021

Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…

Lanes Group achieves Gold in 2021 RoSPA Awards

16/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved a Gold Award in the RoSPA Awards, the UK’s most prestigious accolades for occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Gold is the highest possible achievement in the awards, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. This year, judges asked applicants to give detailed information about…

Lanes Group achieves global health and safety standard

08/06/2021

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has achieved ISO 45001, the world’s first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety. The achievement means the company has successfully transitioned from the OHSAS 18001 standard. Lanes achieved ISO 45001:2018 during the COVID-19 lockdown which required the business to undergo 11 online audits, comprising of…