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Lanes teams “honoured” to help create Glade of Light memorial

06/01/2022

The Lanes Group plc team feels honoured to have contributed to the creation of a memorial to the victims of the Manchester arena bombing, says the company’s Business Development Director, Richard Leigh. The Glade of Light, which has opened in Manchester’s Medieval Quarter, has a “halo” of white marble inscribed with the names of the…

Lanes backs Unity Through Sport fundraising drive

25/11/2021

Want to sponsor one of the most creative sports-based fundraising organisations in the UK? That’s a slam dunk yes! The Plymouth depot of drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has sponsored the shirts of the Dirty Rats basketball team, run by Unity Through Sport. The non-profit-making organisation, based in Plymouth, Devon, has raised over…

Drainage engineers praised for going to aid of crash victims

15/11/2021

Two drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast and decisive response after a driver had a heart attack and his car veered into another vehicle. Lee Morgan and Les Gibbs had been working at a house near Sheffield for Amey, on behalf of Yorkshire Water, when they stepped in to…

Unblocktober backs European experts in the fight against FOG

26/10/2021

More than 150 industry experts have gathered to review progress in the fight against fats, oils and grease in sewers at the third European FOG Summit, sponsored by Unblocktober. The event at the Brighton Hilton Metropole, co-hosted by British Water, Southern Water and software specialist SwiftComply, heard how FOG should be considered a resource not…

Lanes shortlisted for national health and safety awards

28/09/2021

Businesses operated by Lanes Group plc have been shortlisted for two prestigious Safety and Health Excellence Awards. Broadband civils and fibre specialist Lanes Infrastructure has been shortlisted for the Best Health and Safety in Construction Award. Lanes Group Health and Safety Manager Donya Seyadi has reached the shortlist for the Rising Star Award. The Safety…

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…