Flood Prevention News

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…

Clifton Suspension Bridge

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…

Ness Point Sea Front

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

Lanes waits for time and tide to clear sea outfall pipe

08/10/2014

Lanes Group drainage engineers have cleared a 160 metre sea outfall pipe by working in windows of opportunity created by rapidly changing sea levels. They teamed up with marine engineers to successfully complete the unusual project at Penarth in Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. The Lanes team finished the work in just seven days, but…

Lanes group vehicles on beach