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Celebrate VE Day heroes says Lanes director and combat dealer Bruce

07/05/2020

Lanes Group director and Combat Dealers TV star Bruce Crompton has appealed for everyone to not let the Coronavirus pandemic stop them remembering the VE Day heroes. Extensive plans to mark the 75th anniversary of the Victory in Europe during World War Two on Friday 8th May have been cancelled because of the Coronavirus (Covid-19)…

Lanes teams support NHS response to Coronavirus

24/04/2020

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have supported the creation of the NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) to treat patients, if necessary, during the Coronavirus pandemic. Lanes was commissioned by GRAHAM, one of four principal contractors working on the project, to carry out CCTV drainage surveys and clean sewers around…

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Let’s keep sewers flowing during COVID-19 crisis

20/03/2020

Lanes Group plc is backing water companies who are urging customers not to switch to flushing substitute products down toilets during current toilet paper shortages. Panic buying triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has raised concern that people may resort to swapping toilet paper for other products like wet wipes and kitchen towel, which could increase…

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Decade of Metrolink drainage support nears final stop

17/03/2020

A decade of drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc during the building of Manchester’s Metrolink tram service is approaching the end of the line. Drainage engineers based at the Lanes depot in Eccles, Greater Manchester, have been working on the new Trafford Park Line which is nearing completion. The company has provided drainage teams…

Lanes gets drainage expertise on track along HS2 route

16/03/2020

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are supporting main contractors preparing for construction of the HS2 railway line into Birmingham. Teams from the drainage and utilities specialist’s Birmingham depot have been mapping and cleaning sewer assets along the high-speed rail route, the UK’s largest transport infrastructure project. They have been working for LM, a joint…

Welcome to the drainage industry – my world of work

06/03/2020

The phrase ‘a woman working in a man’s world’ is fast becoming less and less relevant says Lanes area development manager Sian Wyn Jones, if her experience is anything to go by. To mark International Women’s Day, we’re showcasing the work of women who work at Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist. Sian has…