Drain Inspection News

CCTV surveys pave way for new homes drainage handover

19/11/2019

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been supporting housing developers across Teesside in preparing new drains to be integrated into the sewer system. Teams based at the Lanes depot at Stockton-on-Tees are working for construction companies to make sure sewers built on new housing estates are fit to meet requirements of a Section 104…

Highway interceptor emptying prepares for winter weather

10/01/2019

Drainage engineers have cleaned highway interceptors on the A30 in Cornwall as part of a planned maintenance programme designed to reduce the risk of flooding during heavy rain. The teams based at Lanes Group plc’s depot in Plymouth, Devon, have been carrying out the work on the trunk road near Launceston on behalf of Ringway,…

A30_near_Launceston

Drainage surveys support Dover Western Docks Revival development

15/08/2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been carrying out detailed drainage surveys around the Port of Dover as part of the flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Hundreds of meters of surface water drainage pipes running into the current Western Docks required surveying prior to construction teams commencing with the utilities phase of…

dwdr-dover-docks-med-300

Lanes wins “vital” Wigan Council drainage mapping contract

21/11/2017

Lanes Group plc has won a contract to map and maintain highway drainage assets on behalf of Wigan Council. The work involves cleaning, CCTV surveying, and digitally mapping highway drainage assets across the metropolitan borough, in Greater Manchester. Lanes Group Development Director Richard Leigh said: “We are delighted to be working for Wigan Council on…

Lanes wins drainage contract from Cambridgeshire police

13/11/2017

Cambridgeshire Constabulary has selected Lanes Group plc to maintain the drainage systems at all its police stations. The force has awarded Lanes a contract to carry out planned and reactive maintenance for the next three years. The contract, offered by competitive tender, covers all drain and sewer blockage and repair work at 18 station buildings…