Manchester News

What’s pink and goes sideways – Lanes salesman Ian Clapham!


One of Lanes Group plc’s longest-serving sales managers has swapped directing jet vac tankers to customer worksites for guiding a rally car at hair-raising speeds around the forests of Wales. Ian Clapham, Area Development Manager for the North West region, is reviving his career as an amateur rallying navigator, giving his driver directions as they…

Lanes teams “honoured” to help create Glade of Light memorial


The Lanes Group plc team feels honoured to have contributed to the creation of a memorial to the victims of the Manchester arena bombing, says the company’s Business Development Director, Richard Leigh. The Glade of Light, which has opened in Manchester’s Medieval Quarter, has a “halo” of white marble inscribed with the names of the…

Lanes supports build for new Starbucks at ASDA supermarket


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support the construction of a new Starbucks store at an ASDA supermarket. The national drainage and water utility specialist carried out the survey for AKN Build, which is building the new drive-through store in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, on behalf of EG…

Drain cleaning and surveying supports vital road scheme


Drainage expertise from Lanes Group plc is supporting the construction of a new road that will reduce congestion and pollution in a Cheshire town and bring new job opportunities to the area. Lanes drainage teams are providing highway drain cleaning and CCTV drainage survey services for the building of the Congleton Link Road, a new…

Lanes in Lilliput – our dinky drain fleet takes to the road


Sometime when you are delivering one of the UK’s biggest drainage services it pays to think…small. Not just small, tiny! That is what two Lanes colleagues are doing, and it is helping get the company a little bit more attention. Aberdeen Area Development Manager Mark Morrice was the first to reveal the little Lanes drainage…

Lanes in step with footwear retailer for drain cleaning


Drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group has won additional work to maintain drainage systems at warehouses operated by international fashion and sportswear brand JD Sports. The retailer, famous for its top footwear brands, is using Lanes expertise to maintain its main fashion, shoes and accessories distribution centre at the Kingsway business park, Rochdale, Greater Manchester….