Drain Unblockage 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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Drainage engineers praised for emergency blockage support

29/03/2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their diligence in responding to a drain blockage at a hotel chain HQ that threatened to flood a kitchen. Kitchen staff at the Hilton Hotels international offices in Watford, Hertfordshire, had been experiencing drainage problems – so its site facilities management partner, Integral, called Lanes…

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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…

Keeping Hospital Drains Healthy

09/02/2017

Blocked drains in hospitals are a major cause for concern, and entire wards can be closed if drainage issues get out of hand. Wards are shut more frequently than you might imagine, and here at Lanes we recently submitted a Freedom of Information request to 122 NHS England hospital trusts to see just how much…

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