Leeds News

CCTV surveys reveal hidden flood risks

02/01/2019

Specialist drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc have been deployed to support a major flood protection scheme in Leeds. CCTV drainage surveys carried out by a team from the Lanes Leeds depot along a flood-risk river identified surface water pipes that needed to be fitted with flood valves. Leeds City Council, in partnership with…

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Drainage refurbishment programme completed on health site

30/06/2017

Drainage teams from Lanes Group have completed a major drain cleaning and refurbishment programme as part of an upgrade of an NHS mental health and training centre. A full-site CCTV drainage survey was followed by extensive drainage rehabilitation work at Clifton House, in York, North Yorkshire. The site has two secure mental health units and…

Water jetting root cutting keeps highway drains clear

13/03/2017

Highway chiefs in North Yorkshire County Council has commissioned Lanes Group to use its water jetting technology and expertise to help keep their roads open and flood-free. The Lanes depot in Middlesbrough has been working for highway construction and maintenance company Ringway, who operate the roads on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council, to clear…

Lanes achieves FORS Bronze transport standard for UK fleet

04/05/2016

Lanes Group has achieved, through re-auditing, the Bronze accreditation for its UK transport fleet under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The company first achieved FORS Bronze in 2014, and successfully passed its annual audit in March – demonstrating that it sets nationally recognised safety and operational management standards. The FORS scheme is operated by…

Lanes showcases flood prevention and recovery expertise at Flood & Coast 2016

22/02/2016

The considerable expertise and resources Lanes Group can bring to bear to prevent flooding and support flood recovery will be on show at Flood & Coast 2016. The UK’s leading independent drainage, utilities and asset maintenance solutions provider will be demonstrating cutting edge flood management innovations at the exhibition, on 23, 24 and 25 February,…