Drainage maintenance News

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…

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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…

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Let’s go surfing – in a 400-year-old culvert

28/06/2016

Drainage engineers found a novel solution when a client needed to establish the condition of a centuries-old culvert – they went surfing. The team from the Lanes depot in Plymouth mounted a CCTV drainage survey camera on a surfboard and floated it through the culvert under an Elizabethan building. Usually, they would have used one…

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Lanes saves building merchant cash by curing flood problem

01/04/2015

Lanes Group has cured flood problems that had caused damage worth thousands of pounds at a builder’s merchant yard. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Bristol depot were called in to investigate persistent flooding at the premises run by a national building supplies chain. Lanes Bristol Operations Manager Andy Edwards said: “The flooding was affected the…

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Lanes drainage know-how helps curb major road hazard

20/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is helping prepare for road safety improvements at a junction where accidents have resulted in two fatalities. The company’s engineers have carried out a full highways drainage survey at an intersection on the A1306 in Havering, East London. Havering Borough Council commissioned the Lanes London depot at Rainham to do the…

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Lanes checks drain pipes built for surf pipes in Snowdonia

09/03/2015

Lanes Group has been commissioned to survey the drainage system created to support what will become one of the most unusual surfing attractions in the world. Its engineers have been working at Surf Snowdonia, the first inland surfing centre in the UK, and a site that is pioneering an attempt to broaden access to surfing…

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