Drain Maintenance News

How we’re changing people’s toilet waste disposal habits

30/08/2018

Lanes Group is on a mission to educate people across the UK about the damage caused when hidden plastics found in household products such as wet wipes, sanitary towels, tampons, nappies and much more, are flushed down the toilet. As you may have already read, we have been raising awareness of hidden plastics and explaining…

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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…

Wet wipe pile removed from drain

Drainage maintenance boost for city’s highway system

05/01/2018

Lanes Group plc has completed a three-year programme of maintenance work to survey, clean, and repair strategic highway drainage pipes across Portsmouth. Teams from the drainage specialist’s Eastleigh depot worked with Colas to carry out surveys, desilting, and repairs along 20 kilometres of large-diameter highway drains. Colas, which manages highway infrastructure for Portsmouth City Council…

CCTV Camera robot used by engineer in full PPE

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…

Lanes carries out double-quick repair at England’s oldest inn

21/01/2015

Lanes Group has completed urgent drainage pipe renewal work at England’s oldest inn – and did it in double quick time so its chef could reopen the kitchen in time for the weekend. The fault at the Old Ferry Boat, near St Ives, Cambridgeshire, which dates back to the early Middle Ages, was identified during…

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