Domestic News

93% of Brits support fatberg fight, but 59% oppose govt wet wipe ban

22/08/2018

Baby wipes and antibacterial household wipes are the most common types of disposable wipes in British households, used by 44% and 52% of people respectively. 59% of people said they would not support the proposed government blanket ban on the sale of disposable wipes, which was suggested in May this year. The most common reason…

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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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Commitment to help save lives gains award recognition

31/07/2017

Lanes Group has been shortlisted for the UK Heart Safe Awards in recognition of its commitment to fund the installation of defibrillators in its workplaces and schools. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist has been shortlisted in the construction company category of the annual awards, organised by the Hand on Heart charity, and now in…