Manchester News

There is no chance of missing this 25th anniversary

21/12/2017

It’s big, it’s bright pink – and it’s 25 years since the company that has become Britain’s biggest independent drainage specialist was launched. Lanes Group plc is celebrating its first quarter of a Century of unblocking Britain’s sewers by sending out two specially liveried new jet vac tankers onto the nation’s roads. Dodgy drains and…

A Pink Jet Vac Tanker

Lanes wins “vital” Wigan Council drainage mapping contract

21/11/2017

Lanes Group plc has won a contract to map and maintain highway drainage assets on behalf of Wigan Council. The work involves cleaning, CCTV surveying, and digitally mapping highway drainage assets across the metropolitan borough, in Greater Manchester. Lanes Group Development Director Richard Leigh said: “We are delighted to be working for Wigan Council on…

Hiking to the heights for cancer support

16/08/2017

A team of have-a-go-hikers from Lanes Group plc will be challenging their fitness and head for heights by climbing one of England’s highest mountains in aid of charity. The colleagues who all work at the Lanes HQ and operational depot at Eccles, Greater Manchester, will climb Skiddaw, just north of Keswick, in Cumbria, in aid…

Lanes solves basement drainage blockages at iconic skyscraper

30/03/2017

Drainage engineers at Lanes Group faced significant access challenges when called in to clean a basement drainage system at an iconic skyscraper. Wastewater service pipes beneath the Grade II-listed CIS Tower in Manchester, the tallest office block outside London, were becoming blocked. A team from the Lanes depot in Eccles, Greater Manchester, was commissioned by…