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Engineers from Lanes Group Star on ITV’s “Sewer Men”

26/07/2019

At Lanes Group, we believe our talented team of drainage engineers are doing amazing work across the country – which is why we’re thrilled that a group of Lanes engineers recently got to make their TV debut, courtesy of ITV1’s documentary series Sewer Men! The incredible opportunity saw a camera crew following our intrepid Lanes…

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New UV lining technology just the ticket for rail culvert renewal

19/07/2019

A drainage rehabilitation team from Lanes Group plc has used the latest ultraviolet lining technology to strengthen a culvert under a railway line in Oxfordshire. They deployed a recently acquired ultraviolet (UV) lining system to line a 22m-long 770mm-diameter brick culvert under the Oxford-to-Hereford Cotswold Line near Chipping Norton. The 14mm-thick liner is designed to…

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Introducing Unblocktober – the world’s first awareness month to save our sewers and seas

18/07/2019

Unblocktober.org Lanes Group is delighted to announce the launch of Unblocktober, the world’s first month-long national campaign and awareness month to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas – driven completely by you, the British public. If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans,…

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Drainage teams support opening of new airport car park

15/07/2019

Drainage expertise delivered by Lanes Group plc has supported the opening of London Stansted Airport’s first multi-storey car park. Lanes teams provided CCTV drainage survey, water jetting drain cleaning and pipe repair services for the main contractor, BAM Construction. The 2,700 space, six storey car park boosts the number of short-stay car parking spaces available…

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Oar-some raft race raises thousands for Water Aid

15/07/2019

Paddlers from Lanes took to the water as 40 rafts made a splash for a campaign to provide clean water and toilets in two African towns. Hundreds of people took part in Thames Water’s annual charity raft race on the River Thames in Reading, Berkshire. The water company is seeking to raise £2million for Water…

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Hazardous waste removed in site clean-up project

10/07/2019

Water jetting and vacuumation carried out by Lanes Group plc operatives has cleared a large area of an engineering storage site of waste after drainage channels became blocked. The industrial cleaning project was completed in less than a day, with an estimated five tonnes of waste and water taken away for safe disposal at an…

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