Health News

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…

Care providers must tackle the hidden threats to reputation and service

04/02/2014

Care providers are becoming increasingly aware that they must tackle the hidden risks to their businesses that can be lurking out of site underground, says drainage experts Lanes Group. Often, in the past, maintenance of drainage and sewer systems has been treated as an afterthought, but there are signs this is changing, says the UK’s…

Hospital drainage system fighting fit thanks to Lanes for Drains

03/07/2012

Lanes for Drains engineers showed their sensitive sides when they were called in to carry out extensive drainage rehabilitation work at a hospital in Kent. Their ability to work in highly sensitive environments and find innovate ways to ensure patient care was not disrupted was just as important as their technical skill. Estates managers at Maidstone and Tunbridge…

Lanes new safety device could transform the rail industry

02/07/2012

The Lanes Group has developed a simple yet highly innovative safety device that has the potential to transform working at height across the rail industry – significantly improving safety, productivity and staff satisfaction. The new rail safety strop is attached to the rail, acting as a restraint point, to stop staff working at height from entering unsafe areas and…

Lanes praised for “proactive” repair at historic almshouse

17/05/2012

Lanes for Drains engineers have been praised for solving a challenging drainage problem that threatened to disrupt the restoration of one of the most important buildings in the historic city of Bath – days before the project was due to be finished. The contractor, Swindon-based Beard, was about to complete the £2.4 million project to…