Drain Unblockage News

Drainage engineers praised for emergency blockage support


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…


Lanes wins drainage contract from Cambridgeshire police


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

Keeping Hospital Drains Healthy


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…

CityFlex Unit Parked In Hospital

Lanes welcomes ‘positive’ labelling step from wet wipes makers


The UK’s leading independent drainage specialist has welcomed a positive step from wet wipe makers on tightening labelling of their products. But Lanes Group plc points out that water industry experts want more to be done to protect the environment and prevent sewer blockages. Michelle Ringland, Lanes Group’s Head of Marketing, said: “The decision by…

Wipes causing sewer blockage