Middlesbrough News

CCTV surveys pave way for new homes drainage handover

19/11/2019

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been supporting housing developers across Teesside in preparing new drains to be integrated into the sewer system. Teams based at the Lanes depot at Stockton-on-Tees are working for construction companies to make sure sewers built on new housing estates are fit to meet requirements of a Section 104…

Northumbrian Water demonstrates urgent case for Unblocktober

17/10/2019

Northumbrian Water and Lanes Group plc have promoted the national Unblocktober campaign by demonstrating the major sewer problems caused by wet wipes in the North East of England. The water company invited BBC Tees radio presenter Gary Philipson to visit its Cargo Fleet pumping station to see Lanes wastewater operatives clear some of the hundreds…

Drainage surveys pave way for major road upgrade

03/08/2018

CCTV surveys of highway drains along one of the busiest stretches of road in the North East of England have helped pave the way for a major improvement project. Highways England has earmarked up to £128m to upgrade the A19 between Norton and Wynyard in the Tees Valley to reduce congestion, noise pollution, and to…

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Lanes achieves FORS Bronze transport standard for UK fleet

04/05/2016

Lanes Group has achieved, through re-auditing, the Bronze accreditation for its UK transport fleet under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The company first achieved FORS Bronze in 2014, and successfully passed its annual audit in March – demonstrating that it sets nationally recognised safety and operational management standards. The FORS scheme is operated by…