Chester News

Digging holes in the road is not a patch on Lanes technology


Lanes Group has proved its no dig drain repair technology is a much better solution than excavation when speed and cost-control is of the essence. A highway construction contractor called in drainage engineers at the Lanes depot in Chester after spikes were driven through a pipe by mistake. The damage to the surface water drain…

Patch Lining Illustration

Surf’s up in the mountains of North Wales!


Surf Snowdonia – a unique sports attraction developed with specialist drainage support from Lanes Group – has opened to public acclaim. The amazing inland water sports centre, nestled beneath the mountains of Snowdonia, generates the longest man-made surfing waves in the world. And the beauty of it is, each wave at the Surf Snowdonia Wavegarden…

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Lanes Group drainage surveys support spine road development


Lanes Group has been commissioned to clean and survey the drainage system for a new spine road being built to join hundred homes and the local communities together on the site of a former steelworks. The road is being built by civil engineering contractor McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd at the former Brymbo steelworks site in Wrexham, north Wales. Local…

Engineer performing drainage survey from the back of a van

Lanes checks drain pipes built for surf pipes in Snowdonia


Lanes Group has been commissioned to survey the drainage system created to support what will become one of the most unusual surfing attractions in the world. Its engineers have been working at Surf Snowdonia, the first inland surfing centre in the UK, and a site that is pioneering an attempt to broaden access to surfing…

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Lanes gives a sticky problem a sweet outcome


Lanes engineers have helped a client solve a sticky problem after a truck carrying glucose syrup shed part of its load along a busy road. Police called to the incident advised the truck’s owners that the gooey mess had to be cleaned up before the lorry could move on – so they called Lanes Group…

Cleaning of Glucose spill.