Newcastle News

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans

22/06/2021

Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…

Climate change triggers drainage management rethink

21/08/2019

Climate change caused by global warming is contributing to facilities and property managers recognising the value of preventative drainage maintenance to prevent highly damaging flooding. The Lanes drainage team in Newcastle upon Tyne is among Lanes depots across the UK that are receiving more enquiries about planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) work on drainage systems….

World Class university turns to Lanes for drainage expertise

25/05/2018

Image courtesy: J Minh-Duy Poirrier Creative Commons Durham University has awarded Lanes Group plc a contract to provide it with a comprehensive range of drainage services. Under the 18-month contract, Lanes is sole provider of all specialist drainage services needed by the university, one of the most prestigious centres of academic learning in the world….

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Durham selects Lanes Group as a drainage service provider

18/10/2017

Durham Country Council has awarded a seven-year contract to Lanes Group plc to prove specialist drainage services. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, has been selected by competitive tender to join the local authority’s operated plant framework. It is now one of a number of suppliers that county council’s officers can select, based on…

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Lanes illuminates lighthouse drainage conditions

21/08/2017

  Drainage engineers at Lanes Group have beaten the tides to look deep into the sewer system of one of the UK’s most picturesque heritage lighthouses. The team from Lanes’ Newcastle depot was commissioned to clean and survey the drains and sewers underneath the 119-year-old St Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. The…