London News

Track drainage jetting powers ATC Joint Venture

19/02/2019

Water jetting power delivered by Lanes Group plc is supporting the completion of ATC Joint Venture’s fit-out programme for the tunnelled central section of the new Elizabeth line under London. Teams from the company’s London area depots are working with ATC Joint Venture to jet clean and CCTV survey track drainage in the central section….

Underground the Elizabeth Line

Pioneering wellbeing programme wins Utility Week Award

11/12/2018

Lanes Group plc has won a prestigious Utility Week Award for developing a ground-breaking wellbeing programme that combines digital app technology and practical help for colleagues in need. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage and wastewater maintenance specialist, won the Health and Safety Award in the national industry awards at a ceremony held on…

Utility Awards Week 2018

Large-diameter pipe lining leads way to wildlife revival

01/11/2018

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that that will play a crucial role in creating Europe’s largest man-made nature reserve. It has deployed a pillow packer to install a series of point repairs inside a 1220mm-diameter inlet pipe supplying water to an area of land being…

Wallasea Island liner in place SQU

Major drainage project reduces M1 flood risks

24/09/2018

A six-month programme of drainage maintenance has been completed on the M1 near London during which more than 150 repairs were made to detective surface water drains. The work, carried out by Lanes Group plc on behalf of main contractor Osborne, was designed to make sure the drains worked effectively, reducing the risk of flash…

M1 pipe work Robotic cutter SQU

Riding the banks of the Thames – without moving an inch!

27/07/2018

The journey may not have been as picturesque, but Lanes Utilities colleagues rode the entire length of the River Thames to raise money for good causes. They have taken part in the Lanes Cycle Challenge, which is seeing teams from depots and service hubs across the UK cycle the distance along famous geographical landmarks for…

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Drone survey approval is a first for Transport for London

30/04/2018

Lanes Rail, part of Lanes Group plc, has become the first contractor to win long-term Transport for London approval to use drones to support the carrying out of asset surveys. Following an intensive 12 month testing and approval process, Lanes Rail can now use a Civil Aviation Authority-approved drone contractor, flying what are officially known…

UAV Drones approved for London usage