London News

Graham returns to Lanes to head up East London depot

13/11/2017

Lanes Group plc has appointed experienced drainage professional Graham Ross to be the new Regional Manager of its East London depot. Graham, pictured right, with depot Operations Manager Mark Scott, is returning to Lanes, as he had worked as a jet vac engineer for the Lanes Sevenoaks depot, in Kent, during 2008 and 2009. In…

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Culvert desilting reduces flooding risk in East London borough

16/10/2017

Drainage engineers have removed more than 15 tonnes of silt and other waste from a culvert to reduce flooding risks in an East London borough. Blockages in the 1200mm-diameter culvert in Havering had resulted in several cases of localised flooding, inconveniencing residents. As a result, Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s East London depot to…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

Lanes Utilities working hard to remove the Whitechapel Fatberg

Bigger means better for Lanes customers in East London

18/09/2017

The expanded Lanes East London business development team, from the left: ADMs Mark Ansell, and Dave Cosgrove, South East Regional Manager Paul Monck, and ADM Steve Murrells. It is all systems go at Lanes Group plc’s East London depot, with a bigger and better team, and more advanced technology to serve drainage customers in the…

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Lanes wins major Transport for London FM contract

12/05/2017

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!

24/04/2017

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…

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