Drain Maintenance News

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 Group plc drainage engineer carrying out CCTV survey

How to prevent oil and fat from blocking drains

06/02/2017

Every year, thousands of drains are blocked by fats and oils being poured down them. It’s a problem that plagues both homes and businesses, but it’s the restaurant and catering industry that falls victim most often. This is when companies like Lanes for Drains are called, and drainage engineers across the country spend time undoing…

Blocked grease and fat filled pipe.

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…

Old Ferry Boat Inn Exterior

Lanes cross connection search solves pollution problem in hidden river

24/10/2014

Lanes Group drainage engineers have helped solve a pollution problem in one of the UK’s most famous rivers where it was hidden from view under a shopping centre. They were called in to search for the source of raw sewage coming from a surface water drain after it was spotted by construction workers. The sewage…

River Mersey underpass in Stockport

Care providers must tackle the hidden threats to reputation and service

04/02/2014

Care providers are becoming increasingly aware that they must tackle the hidden risks to their businesses that can be lurking out of site underground, says drainage experts Lanes Group. Often, in the past, maintenance of drainage and sewer systems has been treated as an afterthought, but there are signs this is changing, says the UK’s…

Pipe blocked with fats and oils.