Plymouth News

Highway interceptor emptying prepares for winter weather

10/01/2019

Drainage engineers have cleaned highway interceptors on the A30 in Cornwall as part of a planned maintenance programme designed to reduce the risk of flooding during heavy rain. The teams based at Lanes Group plc’s depot in Plymouth, Devon, have been carrying out the work on the trunk road near Launceston on behalf of Ringway,…

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Fast response clears road tunnel drainage pumps

26/11/2018

Picture by Nilafion. Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast response to help clear water pumps supporting the drainage system of a major road tunnel. Highways England called for assistance from the team at Lanes Plymouth to vacuum water from a sump containing drainage pumps at the Saltash Tunnel. The…

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Drainage clean helps preserve Grade 1 Naval Memorial

20/10/2017

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out an extensive programme of drainage cleaning at one of the UK’s most important Naval war memorials. The CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, on The Hoe, in the centre of the city, commemorates the 23,184 sailors who lost their lives at sea during World War 1 and World…

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Metals recycling firm praises Lanes team for interceptor clean

26/06/2017

Top interceptor team – Jet Vac Engineer Brendon Parsons, left, and Operations Manager Lee Hubber, who attended Newbery Metals to clean the interceptor. One of the leading metals recycling specialists in south west England has praised Lanes drainage engineers for the highly professional work they did to clean a large fuel and oil interceptor at…

Top interceptor team – Jet Vac Engineer Brendon Parsons, left, and Operations Manager Lee Hubber, who attended Newbery Metals to clean the interceptor.