Newcastle News

National Trust calls in Lanes to help keep feet dry

23/05/2017

The National Trust has called in Lanes drainage engineers to investigate drainage along one of the most popular walks in the North East of England to help keep its visitors’ feet dry. The Long Walk at Gibside, nine miles south east of Newcastle upon Tyne, attracts more than 250,000 visitors a year, to enjoy a…

Lanes Group delivers drainage services for new Wear crossing

05/01/2016

Lanes Group has won a contract to deliver specialist drainage services for the joint venture constructing the New Wear Bridge in Sunderland. Drainage teams based at the Lanes depot in Newcastle have begun carrying out drainage work for the £117.6 million project which is expected to give the region a major regeneration boost. The New…

Lanes engineers visit the seals for aquarium clean

19/09/2015

Lanes Group drainage engineers have cleaned a seal enclosure at an aquarium while being watched by those who have had a vested interest in the quality of their work – the seals themselves. The seals remained in their Seal Cove home at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, while the team based…

Lanes invests in pole cam technology for faster culvert inspections

18/02/2015

The Lanes depot in Tyne & Wear is offering clients a faster and more cost-effective culvert inspection service with the latest pole camera technology. Its drainage engineers can now quickly provide the most detailed views of large culverts and sewers with its QuickView Zoom camera. The drainage inspection equipment, the most advanced on the UK…

Pink is the colour for former Red Daniel at Lanes in Newcastle

18/02/2015

Daniel Hall is a former Red who is in the pink after being made the new Lanes Group Regional Manager in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Daniel, once a player with Manchester United, has taken over from Eddie Roughley, who has retired from the depot’s top job after leading the Lanes team on Tyneside for 14 years. He says…

Colbalt Park selects Lanes for drainage maintenance

15/11/2013

Cobalt Park, the UK’s largest office park, has selected Lanes Group to provide reactive drainage maintenance support. The prestigious office park, in North Tyneside, has chosen the Lanes Tyne and Wear regional depot in Newcastle to provide a call out service to unblock drains. Cobalt Park provides high quality office premises supported by amenities such…