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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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Durham selects Lanes Group as a drainage service provider

18/10/2017

Durham Country Council has awarded a seven-year contract to Lanes Group plc to prove specialist drainage services. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, has been selected by competitive tender to join the local authority’s operated plant framework. It is now one of a number of suppliers that county council’s officers can select, based on…

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Culvert desilting reduces flooding risk in East London borough

16/10/2017

Drainage engineers have removed more than 15 tonnes of silt and other waste from a culvert to reduce flooding risks in an East London borough. Blockages in the 1200mm-diameter culvert in Havering had resulted in several cases of localised flooding, inconveniencing residents. As a result, Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s East London depot to…

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Lane’s know-how supports highest resurfacing standards

30/08/2017

  Drain cleaning technology and expertise from Lanes Group is helping Tarmac deliver optimum highway maintenance services for local authorities in the North West. The company’s advanced jet vac tankers are being used to clear surplus aggregates from highway gullies and drainage channels. Local authorities are increasingly keen to ensure highway drainage remains clear to…

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Flash flooding cured by culvert and drain clean

14/04/2016

Culvert cleaning carried out by Lanes Group has cured flash flooding problems that had been causing serious traffic congestion on a busy East London road. During periods of heavy rain, the Dovers Corner roundabout on the A1306 at Rainham became submerged in water, causing long tailbacks. Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s London depot, which…

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