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Lanes wins major new Thames Water contracts


Andy Brierley (left) and Peter Stobbs (right) beaming with joy after just signing a new contract expanding the range of services that Lanes group plc provide for thames water. Lanes Group plc has won major new contracts to provide specialist cleaning services for Thames Water. The work includes sewage treatment plant cleaning, sewage pumping station…

New Contract deal with Thames Water

Rise of the ‘wipe wash’ clogs UK’s sewers


A growing social phenomenon – the replacement of the morning shower with having a ‘wipe wash’ – may be contributing to hugely costly blockages of drains and sewers across the UK. Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc says its teams have evidence that people are increasingly using wipes, not water, to wash in the morning and…

The consequences of flushing wet wipes

Sewers come before Santa for Lanes Christmas workers


Santa is not the only one working on Christmas Day. Drains, as well as chimneys, must be kept clear – so Lanes Group plc teams will be working while others eat drink and become merry. Across the UK, householders and businesses will be relying Lanes drainage and wastewater engineers unblocking drains to keep festive celebrations…

Lanes Staff Providing support at christmas

There is no chance of missing this 25th anniversary


It’s big, it’s bright pink – and it’s 25 years since the company that has become Britain’s biggest independent drainage specialist was launched. Lanes Group plc is celebrating its first quarter of a Century of unblocking Britain’s sewers by sending out two specially liveried new jet vac tankers onto the nation’s roads. Dodgy drains and…

A Pink Jet Vac Tanker

Wastewater network ‘fit to fly’ at former RAF base


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have helped a water company survey and upgrade the wastewater network across a former RAF base that has been transformed into a ‘garden village’. A team from the drainage specialist’s St Neots depot was commissioned by Icosa Water to carry out an extensive programme of investigation, repair, and rehabilitation…

Lanes Surveying former RAF Site

Lanes achieves magnificent 7 in complaint handling awards


Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted in seven categories of the Complaint Handling Awards 2018, which recognise excellence across UK industry in resolving customer complaints. The drainage and utilities specialist is a finalist in every category it entered, and in more categories than any other organisation or business also in the running to win one…