Cardiff News

Scott’s on tour to support the cycling greats


Lanes Group director Scott Norris is taking his passion for cycling right across the UK as he has been selected to act as a volunteer marshal at three locations during the Tour of Britain. It will be the third year running that Scott has been part of the big team that looks after spectators during…


Lanes Group in partnership with AMCO to repair rail culvert


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have worked in partnership with AMCO Rail to carry out structural repairs to a large underbridge on a main railway line. The joint team inserted steel stitches to stabilise a crack in the brick-built underbridge London to South Wales line between Newport and Cardiff. It was the first time that…

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High-tech sewer cleansing power keeps road scheme on track


High-powered sewer cleansing technology delivered by Lanes Group is help control costs associated with an important new road scheme in Swansea. Lanes Group’s Cardiff depot has been commissioned to clear more than 100 tonnes of silt from a large storm drain as part of the Morfa Distributor Road project. Its drainage team is using a…

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Daffy ducks see light of day in drain rescue drama


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have helped a farmer and his family rescue a flock of daffy ducks after they disappeared down a drain. Hywel Williams and his wife, Jackie, bought the four ducks as family pets, and to supply the odd egg for the table. But as soon as they got the birds back…


Lanes Group called in to survey Pierhead Building


Lanes Group has carried out a CCTV drainage survey at one of the most famous historical buildings in Wales. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Cardiff depot were called in to survey the condition of all the roof downpipes on the Grade 1 Pier head Building. The Pier head is part of the National Assembly of…

Lanes for Drains at Pierhead Building