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Discerning vehicle buyers bid for Lanes vehicle – on ebay

15/09/2014

We know Lanes services are in demand – but on ebay? Well, yes. Because a Lanes toy van has been put up for sale on the site. The seller wanted £2.75 for the Lanes for Drains van, looking resplendent in its bright pink livery. And, when a Lanes Group colleague spotted the offer, it had…

Lanes no dig technology keeps traffic flowing in Bracknell

05/09/2014

Trenchless drain rehabilitation technology powered by ultraviolet light is keeping the traffic flowing along vital commuter routes in a busy Berkshire town while the road system is being improved. Lanes Group team based in Eastleigh in Hampshire has completed two major no dig drain reline projects in Bracknell as part of a programme of works…

Lanes gives a sticky problem a sweet outcome

18/08/2014

Lanes engineers have helped a client solve a sticky problem after a truck carrying glucose syrup shed part of its load along a busy road. Police called to the incident advised the truck’s owners that the gooey mess had to be cleaned up before the lorry could move on – so they called Lanes Group…

Lanes zooms in to combat increase in motorway flood risks

18/07/2014

Lanes engineers have taken drainage inspections along the M6toll around Birmingham into the fast lane with a powerful zoom camera. The Lanes depot at Minworth, in Birmingham, has invested in the UK’s most advanced drainage pole camera to carry out the inspection work for Midland Expressway, which operates and maintains the 27-mile-long motorway from Coleshill…

Lanes engineers prove their mettle with drainage excavation

15/07/2014

Lanes engineers have completed an “intensely technical” drainage excavation project ahead of schedule, despite atrocious weather and challenging ground conditions. The work involved installing a 4,000 gallon cesspool tank for national plant hire firm Mabey Hire at its depot in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. Mabey Hire had called in Lanes Group’s Leeds depot to carry out…