Community News

Lanes staff raise thousands for Macmillan


Teams and individuals working for Lanes Group across the UK have raised over £6,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The money has been collected over 12 months for Macmillan which was selected by staff as the Lanes company charity for the year. In total, the amount raised by staff fundraising activities was £6,575.26. Thanks to a…

Macmillan Cancer Slogan Logo

TW Spotlight Award


Lanes duo win service award after hospital visit Thames Water has given two Lanes Group wastewater engineers customer service awards after they used one of their rest breaks to visit an elderly customer in hospital. The 85-year-old customer lived in one of three semi-detached houses in Surbiton, South London, which had been having problems with…

Dan Merry Lanes Thames Water Engineer

Teachers and pupils welcome life-saving heart device


An astonishing 3,000 people, including hundreds of children, are getting enhanced protection from sudden cardiac arrest after Lanes Group donated a heart defibrillator to a Berkshire school. The drainage and asset maintenance specialist has donated the life-saving device to St Mary’s CE Primary School in Slough, Berkshire, which is located next to a Sure Start…

Lanes Group Defibrillator at St Mary's School At Christmas

Lanes manager rescues two girls from the sea off Welsh coast


Lanes Group manager Chris Wilde has rescued two teenage girls who got into difficulty while swimming in big waves on the Welsh coast. He swam out to them and helped them to shore – at one moment fearing he and the girls would be drowned – at Tywyn beach in Mid-Wales. It happened just 10…

Chris Wilde on the beach

Lanes backs the Lancastrians in schools rugby league War of the Roses


Lanes Group is proud to announce it is allying itself with a Lancastrian school taking part in an exciting War of the Roses sporting challenge. Haslingden High School in Haslingden, near Blackburn, has been selected to represent Lancashire in a War of the Roses rugby league match. Lanes Group has agreed to be the school’s…

Haslingden High School Rugby Promotion

Lanes drainage know-how helps curb major road hazard


Lanes Group drainage expertise is helping prepare for road safety improvements at a junction where accidents have resulted in two fatalities. The company’s engineers have carried out a full highways drainage survey at an intersection on the A1306 in Havering, East London. Havering Borough Council commissioned the Lanes London depot at Rainham to do the…

Lanes For Drains Tanker Rear Shot.