Bristol News

Duct surveys prepare Hinkley Point C for National Grid link-up


Buried ducts that will hold the high voltage cables connecting the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to the National Grid have been surveyed and cleared of water by drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc. A team from the Lanes Bristol depot has carried out the CCTV survey and cleaning project so the 12…

Drain rehabilitation key to school refurbishment


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have rehabilitated the drainage system at a primary school as part of a major refurbishment programme. The Lanes Bristol depot was commissioned to install 33 local structural repairs (LSRs), known as patch drain liners, and five full liners in foul and surface water drains at Brentry Primary School in…

Major MoD office site gets drain downpipe clean


Drainage teams from Lanes Group plc have cleaned downpipe stacks at one of the UK’s largest office complexes. They were supporting commercial fit-out specialists Beacon Business Interiors who have been refurbishing toilet blocks at MoD Abbey Wood. The site, at Filton, near Bristol, is home to Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S), the Ministry of Defence’s…

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Lanes completes drainage checks at giant distribution centre


A team of drainage engineers from Lanes Group has carried out a pre-handover drainage survey at a £100 million distribution centre being built for one of the UK’s fastest-growing home and leisure retailers. The Lanes Bristol depot was commissioned to carry out the pipe cleaning and CCTV drainage survey programme at The Range’s 1.2 million…

Investigating the drainage arteries of Bristol’s main hospital


Lanes Group has been commissioned to investigate the health of the drainage arteries of the Bristol Royal Infirmary. As part of the latest step in major refurbishment programme, Lanes Group has been commissioned to carry out a comprehensive CCTV drainage survey across the site. The results of the survey will help the hospital’s estates department…

Lanes saves building merchant cash by curing flood problem


Lanes Group has cured flood problems that had caused damage worth thousands of pounds at a builder’s merchant yard. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Bristol depot were called in to investigate persistent flooding at the premises run by a national building supplies chain. Lanes Bristol Operations Manager Andy Edwards said: “The flooding was affected the…