London News

Lanes wins major Transport for London FM contract


Lanes Group plc has won a contract to provide facilities maintenance services for the London Underground. The five-year contract, with an option for a three-year extension, is the third maintenance contract awarded by Transport for London (TfL) to Lanes Group in four months. The contract covers all building maintenance work along underground lines, as well…

Contract signed, from the left: Lanes Group Rail Director Bruce Crompton; Lanes Rail TfL Project Director Huseyin Ibrahim; and Lanes Rail Commercial Director Matthew Todd.

Jet vac technology – to infinity and beyond!


Water jetting and vacuuming technology supplied by Lanes Group has been used to help build a structure that will define high-tech – the new physics building at Oxford University. The new Beecroft Building will be home to some of the world’s leading scientists doing cutting edge research. Lanes was commissioned by principal contractor Laing O’Rourke…


Francis Crick Institute


Lanes completes drainage checks at major new biomedical institute Drainage engineers at Lanes Group have carried out the final CCTV drainage surveys at the Francis Crick Institute – destined to be one of the world’s most important biomedical research centres. The Crick, named after Francis Crick, a scientist who, along with James Watson, discovered the…


Flash flooding cured by culvert and drain clean


Culvert cleaning carried out by Lanes Group has cured flash flooding problems that had been causing serious traffic congestion on a busy East London road. During periods of heavy rain, the Dovers Corner roundabout on the A1306 at Rainham became submerged in water, causing long tailbacks. Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s London depot, which…

Hus honoured by 7/7 anniversary invitation


Hus Ibrahim of the Lanes Group’s London depot has been invited to a service to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the capital which killed 52 people and injured hundreds more. Lanes is a facilities management contractor for London Underground (LU) and provides manpower, equipment and services for unusual situations on the tube network. Underground bosses…