Health News

Digital app is transforming health and safety at Lanes


Health and safety across the depot network operated by drainage specialist Lanes Group plc is being “transformed” by a new digital phone app. Directors, managers, and supervisors can use the SHE app 24 hours a day to access health and safety information, record inspection data, and report events. Benefits have included increased health and safety…

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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…

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Lanes helps prepare drainage system for new cancer centre


Lanes Group has been commissioned by leading construction contractor Laing O’Rourke to carry out drainage surveys and cleaning work at the UK’s newest NHS cancer treatment centre. The company’s drainage engineers have carried out CCTV camera surveys and high pressure jetting at the £160 million cancer centre, located at Guy’s Hospital in central London. When…

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Lanes in UK drainage deal with care home maintenance service provider


Lanes Group has agreed a deal to deliver a national drainage unblocking and repair service for one of the UK’s fastest growing care home maintenance solutions providers. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist with depots at 23 locations across the country, is providing the reactive maintenance service for Real Contractor. The bulk of the…

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Lanes completes major excavation – without disturbing new mums and babies


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…