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Drainage teams support opening of new airport car park

15/07/2019

Drainage expertise delivered by Lanes Group plc has supported the opening of London Stansted Airport’s first multi-storey car park. Lanes teams provided CCTV drainage survey, water jetting drain cleaning and pipe repair services for the main contractor, BAM Construction. The 2,700 space, six storey car park boosts the number of short-stay car parking spaces available…

Revealed – the hard task of countering a concreteberg

03/05/2019

Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are working with colleagues at Thames Water to keep water flowing around a giant ‘concreteberg’ blocking a sewer in North London. The giant plug of concrete, thought to be up to 100 metres long and weighing up to 105 tonnes, the same as a blue whale or 20 elephants,…

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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….

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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…

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…

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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…

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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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