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Lanes Group supports pollution prevention after huge blaze

20/09/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has been supporting firefighters and  the Environment Agency as they dealt with the aftermath of a huge industrial blaze. The company deployed jet vac tankers to help prevent contaminated water entering surface water drains and water courses, including a canal that close to the site. The fire broke out…

New Survey: UK’s Drainage Habits Revealed

19/08/2021

As the pandemic has seen a surge in fatbergs and drainage issues, we wanted to investigate how much of the UK’s problems with blocked drains and sewers were down to bad habits and a simple lack of education among the general public.  We’ve conducted a national survey to discover some of the UK’s worst habits…

New Lanes team delivers on drainage service for East Anglia

09/08/2021

A new leadership team at Lanes Group plc’s East Anglian depot is combining fresh outlooks and established operational experience to impress customers and win major new contracts. The new depot manager at the St Neots depot, Karen Darrington, joined Lanes in February 2021 and is leading a team of committed drainage professionals, determined to deliver…

Smart digital integration supports M5 drainage survey programme

25/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is using smart integration of data systems of support easier and faster delivery of a drainage survey programme along the M5. Lanes has been commissioned by R&W Civil Engineering, working for Highways England, to survey the drainage system along the 10km stretch of the M5 between Junctions 19…

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans

22/06/2021

Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…

Lanes Group achieves Gold in 2021 RoSPA Awards

16/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved a Gold Award in the RoSPA Awards, the UK’s most prestigious accolades for occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Gold is the highest possible achievement in the awards, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. This year, judges asked applicants to give detailed information about…

England’s Greenest Cities and Boroughs Revealed

03/06/2021

As we approach World Environment Day on the 5th of June, we wanted to explore some of the areas in England that are the most and least sustainable. By analysing data and considering factors such as energy efficiency and usage, green infrastructure and waste levels, we were able to compile figures from every single borough…

Lanes Group wins Procurement Skills Accord hat-trick

25/05/2021

Water utilities and drainage specialist has been held up as an exemplar as it has won a Procurement Skills Accord. It is the third year in a row that Lanes has achieved the training and skills development accolade, presented by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership. The company was one of 14 tier one utility…