Newcastle News

Lanes invests in pole cam technology for faster culvert inspections


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…

Lanes engineer with quickview polecam

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


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…

Manchester United Logo

Colbalt Park selects Lanes for drainage maintenance


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…

Lanes surveys drainage system at iconic Swan Hunter site


Lanes for Drains engineers have carried out a full survey of the drainage system at the former Swan Hunter shipyard on Tyneside. Two kilometres of drainage line have been inspected and mapped in one of the biggest clean and survey projects carried out by Lanes for Drains’ Tyne & Wear depot in recent years. The…

Swan Hunter Sign

Lanes cleans Cascade


It is not just drains that benefit from Lanes’ cleaning skills. Earlier this year, the team was asked to help spring clean the Grand Cascade, a spectacular water feature at The Alnwick Garden, one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK. The Grand Cascade is the largest water feature of its kind in…

Grand Cascade Fountain Cleaning

Simon and Paul fly the flag for Lanes


Lanes likes its customers to be happy. In fact, the happier, the better. So, when Paul Matthews, development manager of the Tyne and Wear depot received an email from a very happy John Gorman praising the engineers who had carried out a CCTV survey, he was positively delighted. John is Group Facilities Manager at the…

Engineers Simon and Paul