Leeds News

School and community gets emergency heart protection from Lanes

22/12/2015

Lanes Group has presented a heart defibrillator to a West Yorkshire school which was chosen to receive the life-saving device by the company’s staff. The national drainage and maintenance specialist, which has its headquarters in Leeds, has donated the equipment to Pudsey Primrose Hill Primary School. Five members of staff and 30 pupils at the…

Lanes Group’s David Nutton named as finalist in Finance Director Awards

09/10/2015

Lanes Group Finance Director David Nutton has been named as a finalist in the Yorkshire Finance Director Awards 2015. The awards, run in partnership with the Yorkshire Post, recognise and celebrate outstanding financial talent across the region. David was among more than 150 finance directors originally nominated, and has now been chosen as one of…

Lanes laser power delivers world’s most advanced pipe profiling

20/03/2015

Lanes Group’s drainage team in Leeds is using laser power to provide clients with the world’s most advanced pipe profiling service. Its engineers have been trained to use the ClearLine Profiler which generates millimetre accurate data about the size, shape, capacity and condition of drainage pipelines. Laser drainage profiling is a service Lanes Group can…

Lanes team supports developer’s sewer adoption programme

26/11/2014

Lanes Group engineers are helping one of the UK’s largest residential developers achieve a smooth sewer adoption process at new home sites in Yorkshire and Humberside. The team at the Lanes depot in Leeds, West Yorkshire, are providing expert sewer adoption advice and support for sites developed by Taylor Wimpey. Two projects include Crest Park…

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…

Lanes team in quick response to factory pollution alert

02/10/2013

Lanes drainage engineers based in Leeds showed their pollution expertise when they were called to a factory where a by-product of the production process had leaked into a nearby stream. The factory managers discovered the leak when they were told about the water in the stream changing colour because of contamination. Geoff Davis, Area Development…