Commercial News

Decade of Metrolink drainage support nears final stop

17/03/2020

A decade of drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc during the building of Manchester’s Metrolink tram service is approaching the end of the line. Drainage engineers based at the Lanes depot in Eccles, Greater Manchester, have been working on the new Trafford Park Line which is nearing completion. The company has provided drainage teams…

Fin-tastic rescuers save Lucky the fish from sewer

21/01/2020

Severn Trent wastewater engineers made the most unusual catch of the day by rescuing two fish from a sewer. Brothers Martin and Chas Jeffries realised ‘fins’ weren’t right when the fish appeared on their CCTV survey camera. But they didn’t get into a flap – instead they managed to pull the fish to a manhole…

Fatberg finds prompt Christmas appeal to protect environment

19/12/2019

Christmas revellers and food businesses are being urged not to feed the fatbergs after Lanes Group sewer cleaning teams removed two giant waste monsters from beneath the streets of London. The Lanes teams, working for Thames Water, sliced a 30-tonne fatberg from a sewer beneath Borough Market in Southwark, South London, and a 63-tonne fatberg…

Concrete Pall Mall fatberg