Derby News

Lanes backs young footballers in Nottingham youth league


Young footballers are looking the part as they start their new season thanks to sponsorship from East Midlands drainage specialist Lanes Group plc. The Pegasus Falcons, the under-13s team at Pegasus Youth Football Club in Nottingham, has 20 players, all keen to do well over the coming months. The team is coached by Lee Johnson,…

Pegasus Falcons With Lanes Group Van

Lanes Group helps fast-track £169m jam-busting road scheme


Lanes Group has been praised for its cost and time-saving contributions to the construction of a major new road designed to cure one of the UK’s worst congestion hotspots. The UK drainage and maintenance services leader delivered specialist drainage services throughout the construction of the new A453 dual-carriageway in Nottinghamshire. In a 2.5 year project,…


Lanes goes into bat for Derbyshire County Cricket Club ground development


Lanes Group has carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support a major ground development programme for Derbyshire County Cricket Club. A team from the Lanes Derby depot completed the survey at The 3aaa County Ground in Derby to ensure that the new drainage pipes link up accurately with the main drainage system. Lanes Group,…

Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Blocked Gas Main


Lanes for Drains engineers in Derby have used poly-pigs to root out a blocked gas main that builders feared could delay the completion of a new school. They were not the porky kind of pigs that go oink oink, but the plastic ones, because a poly-pig is a device that is used to clean out…

Lanes for Drains Derby praised for Septic tank cleaning


Customer Mark Wolfe has praised Lanes for Drains drainage team Joe Burt and Mike Harrison, based at our Derby depot, for “going the extra mile” in their approach to emptying his septic tank. And Mark knows all about going the distance to deliver quality customer service, because he is a senior pilot with British Airways. Cleaning septic…

Septic Tank in Ground

Operation Ferret


The engineers from Lanes have found some weird and wonderful things in drains, but a team from the East Midlands depot were surprised to come face to face with a friendly ferret whilst on a routine cleanse and survey project. The furry pet appeared as they had finished jetting the drain and were preparing to…

Ferret in drain