Environment News

UV lining technology used to cure rural road flood problem

20/03/2015

Lanes Group has rehabilitated surface water drainage along a rural road using ultraviolet lining technology – curing major flooding problems. The work demonstrated the benefits of ultraviolet (UV) relining, which can be more easily deployed in areas where access is difficult. Lancashire Council commissioned Lanes Group to reline the surface water drain along the tree-lined…

Lanes goes into bat for Derbyshire County Cricket Club ground development

09/03/2015

Lanes Group has carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support a major ground development programme for Derbyshire County Cricket Club. A team from the Lanes Derby depot completed the survey at The 3aaa County Ground in Derby to ensure that the new drainage pipes link up accurately with the main drainage system. Lanes Group,…

Severn Trent Water gives Lanes pair 10 out of 10 for star effort

18/02/2015

Severn Trent Water has thanked and rewarded two Lanes drain blockage engineers after they received 10 customer commendations between them in just one month. Damon Reeves and Jack Looker are part of the Lanes operational team in Stafford, working on the wastewater network services contract for Severn Trent Water. They respond to drain blockage problems…

Lanes helps hold back the sea at Lowestoft Ness – The most easterly point in UK

31/10/2014

Lanes camera technology is being used to inspect sea defences at Lowestoft Ness the most easterly point in the United Kingdom to monitor their condition. A team from the Lanes depot at St Neots has been helping Waveney District Council, to monitor the foundations of the sea wall at Ness Point, Lowestoft, in Suffolk. The…

Lanes completes major excavation – without disturbing new mums and babies

23/10/2014

Lanes Group has completed its biggest ever excavation project in Scotland with the installation of two large interceptor tanks just one metre from one of the country’s largest maternity units. In the £160,000 15-week project, the Lanes Glasgow depot installed the tanks at University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock, on a site next to the new Ayrshire…