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Culvert desilting reduces flooding risk in East London borough

16/10/2017

Drainage engineers have removed more than 15 tonnes of silt and other waste from a culvert to reduce flooding risks in an East London borough. Blockages in the 1200mm-diameter culvert in Havering had resulted in several cases of localised flooding, inconveniencing residents. As a result, Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s East London depot to…

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Lanes Group leaps up Top Track 250

02/10/2017

Lanes Group plc has jumped nearly one hundred places up a list of the UK’s top 250 mid-market private companies. The drainage and asset maintenance specialist ranks 121st in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, up from 218 last year. The league table, published in the Sunday Times on 1st October 2017, identifies…

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Lanes Group wins Construction News Award double

17/07/2017

Lanes Group plc has won two prestigious Construction News Awards. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist has won the Specialist Contractor of the Year (Turnover over £100m) and Health and Safety Excellence awards. The announcement was made at the annual awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, in London, on Thursday 13th July 2017. The…

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New abstraction app a “game changer” for water industry

28/06/2017

Lanes Utilities Regional Managers Casey May, left, and Craig May, who have led the development project for the new water abstraction app. Lanes Utilities has developed an app that promises to revolutionise the way water abstraction is carried out by wastewater companies. The app pinpoints 130,000 abstraction points across the Thames Water region and key…

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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary drains get health boost

02/06/2017

Lanes Group has carried out a major programme of drainage surveying and cleaning as part of a £38 million refurbishment scheme at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Aberdeen depot worked for more than six months on the project, focused on the cleaning of drainage downpipes in the largest building on the Foresterhill…

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