Newcastle News

Lanes surveys drainage system at iconic Swan Hunter site

09/07/2013

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…

Lanes cleans Cascade

29/11/2012

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…

Simon and Paul fly the flag for Lanes

31/10/2012

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…

A fishy tale for Lanes

27/06/2009

Today Durham Constabulary boasts a clean and healthy fishpond at its headquarters — thanks to Lanes for Drains, the local fish expert and a full pond ‘makeover’. But the pond, which has been a focal point for the local community since it was built in the early seventies, was not always something to be proud…