Birmingham News

Lanes gets drainage expertise on track along HS2 route

16/03/2020

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are supporting main contractors preparing for construction of the HS2 railway line into Birmingham. Teams from the drainage and utilities specialist’s Birmingham depot have been mapping and cleaning sewer assets along the high-speed rail route, the UK’s largest transport infrastructure project. They have been working for LM, a joint…

School gets Grade A drains

16/01/2017

Top school gets Grade A drains thanks to Lanes A drainage team from Lanes Group has carried out a comprehensive programme of drain cleaning and repairs at one of Warwickshire’s top secondary schools. The drainage engineers have surveyed and cleaned hundreds of metres of pipework and completed dozens of repairs at The Polesworth School, in…

Lanes engineers aid injured motorcyclist after road collision

18/02/2016

Two Lanes Group engineers came to the aid of a motorcyclist who was left lying injured in the middle of the road after he was involved in a collision with a car. Quick-thinking Excavation Engineer Dan Perry pulled his pick-up truck across the carriageway to protect the motorcyclist – while his assistant, Carl Treen, jumped…

Lanes provides drainage support for university road improvements

10/12/2014

Lanes Group has been praised for its “superb” contribution to major road improvements on the campus of the University of Warwick. The company’s Minworth-based engineers carried out a series of CCTV drainage surveys and cleaned highway drains for contractor Costain, as part of scheme to upgrade the main public access route into the University. The…

Lanes zooms in to combat increase in motorway flood risks

18/07/2014

Lanes engineers have taken drainage inspections along the M6toll around Birmingham into the fast lane with a powerful zoom camera. The Lanes depot at Minworth, in Birmingham, has invested in the UK’s most advanced drainage pole camera to carry out the inspection work for Midland Expressway, which operates and maintains the 27-mile-long motorway from Coleshill…