Aberdeen News

Lanes Group wins wastewater contract with Business Stream


Lanes Group plc has been awarded a framework contract to provide wastewater maintenance services for Business Stream, Scotland’s largest business-to-business supplier of water and wastewater services. The company is one of two specialist drainage providers to have been awarded a framework contract under competitive tender. The contact covers wastewater pipe lining, service inspection, and cleaning…

Richard Leigh Business Development Director

Lanes tanker crew to the rescue


When Aberdeen’s A90 flooded last weekend, it was Lanes for Drains to the rescue, thanks to a Lanes’ crew who happened to be passing. The pair were on the way back from an emergency call out to a client whose premises had flooded, when the Police flagged down the tanker for help on Saturday afternoon, 6 July. A torrential…

Heavy rain has caused flooding on several roads in Aberdeen.
Picture of Ellon Road, where deep puddles are causing problems for motorists near the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).

Picture by KENNY ELRICK     04/07/2015

University praises “exceptional” support from Lanes Group


Lanes Group has been praised for its fast action in response to drainage fault at a Scottish university that resulted in sewage building up inside a deep sump chamber. Facility managers at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen said the Lanes team’s rapid response helped make sure the drainage pump failure was resolved with minimum disruption to everyday activity. Ian…

Robert Gordon University Logo

Lanes completes drainage maintenance at Shetland power station


Lanes Group has completed a three week programme of drainage maintenance at the Shetland Islands’ main power station. The work at Lerwick Power Station, run by Scottish Southern Energy (SSE), included a comprehensive CCTV drainage survey of the site, drainage jetting and pipe patch lining. A team of eight drainage engineers from Lanes Group’s Aberdeen depot travelled by…

Aerial image of Shetland Power Station

Lanes works on M74 Completion project


Lanes for Drains has carried out specialist drainage works for the £445 million, five-mile extension to Scotland’s M74 motorway. The three-year project, scheduled for completion in 2011, is being handled by Interlink M74 JV, a joint venture of Morrison Construction, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Est and Sir Robert McAlpine. Initially contracted to reline 900mm diameter culverts…