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Lanes laser power delivers world’s most advanced pipe profiling

20/03/2015

Lanes Group’s drainage team in Leeds is using laser power to provide clients with the world’s most advanced pipe profiling service. Its engineers have been trained to use the ClearLine Profiler which generates millimetre accurate data about the size, shape, capacity and condition of drainage pipelines. Laser drainage profiling is a service Lanes Group can…

Lanes drainage know-how helps curb major road hazard

20/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is helping prepare for road safety improvements at a junction where accidents have resulted in two fatalities. The company’s engineers have carried out a full highways drainage survey at an intersection on the A1306 in Havering, East London. Havering Borough Council commissioned the Lanes London depot at Rainham to do the…

UV lining technology used to cure rural road flood problem

20/03/2015

Lanes Group has rehabilitated surface water drainage along a rural road using ultraviolet lining technology – curing major flooding problems. The work demonstrated the benefits of ultraviolet (UV) relining, which can be more easily deployed in areas where access is difficult. Lancashire Council commissioned Lanes Group to reline the surface water drain along the tree-lined…

Lanes Utilities Division named as finalists in Construction News Awards

12/03/2015

Lanes Group’s Utilities Division has the chance to win a prestigious Construction News Award for the second time in three years. It has been named as a finalist in the Construction News Health and Safety Initiative Award. Judges were impressed by a new digital point of works risk assessment tool, developed to support delivery of…

Lanes checks drain pipes built for surf pipes in Snowdonia

09/03/2015

Lanes Group has been commissioned to survey the drainage system created to support what will become one of the most unusual surfing attractions in the world. Its engineers have been working at Surf Snowdonia, the first inland surfing centre in the UK, and a site that is pioneering an attempt to broaden access to surfing…

Lanes goes into bat for Derbyshire County Cricket Club ground development

09/03/2015

Lanes Group has carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support a major ground development programme for Derbyshire County Cricket Club. A team from the Lanes Derby depot completed the survey at The 3aaa County Ground in Derby to ensure that the new drainage pipes link up accurately with the main drainage system. Lanes Group,…

Lanes expertise supports major community regeneration project

06/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is being used in major plan to regenerate an inner city area of Greater Manchester. The company’s engineers are carrying out a comprehensive package of drainage surveys on behalf of Pendleton Together, in Salford. Pendleton Together is a regeneration project launched in 2012 that will create 1,600 new homes and refurbish…

Fire crews call in Lanes in drain search for pet pooch

05/03/2015

A Lanes Group engineer working for Thames Water has helped firefighters search for a pet dog after his owner saw him scamper down a disused drain pipe while chasing a fox. John Dale, who works for the Lanes Utilities Division on its wastewater network maintenance contract for Thames Water, was responding to an urgent request…