Preston News

Lanes wins “vital” Wigan Council drainage mapping contract

21/11/2017

Lanes Group plc has won a contract to map and maintain highway drainage assets on behalf of Wigan Council. The work involves cleaning, CCTV surveying, and digitally mapping highway drainage assets across the metropolitan borough, in Greater Manchester. Lanes Group Development Director Richard Leigh said: “We are delighted to be working for Wigan Council on…

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Panoramo SI proves its worth with major deep shaft survey

12/10/2017

Lanes Group plc has used advanced camera survey technology to dramatically cut the cost, time and inconvenience to the public of surveying more than 100 deep sewer shafts. A two-person team used an IBAK Panoramo SI camera to complete full inspection surveys of more than 100 manholes across Broadstairs and Ramsgate, Kent, in just two…

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ISO 14001 success flows from Lanes drainage expertise

06/07/2017

Lanes Group’s drainage engineers are carrying out CCTV surveys and remedial pipe repairs that are helping other businesses achieve internationally-recognised standards for environmental protection. The Lanes depot in Preston, Lancashire, is one of the 22 operational centres which are called in to help ensure organisations meet the rigorous ISO 14001 standard. Frank Hamlin, Area Development…

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Investment in EX drainage cameras enhances safe working

12/01/2017

Lanes Group can offer clients a full CCTV drainage survey service with enhanced standards of safe working in potentially hazardous environments after investing in EX-rated camera technology. The drainage survey camera systems are designed to be ‘intrinsically safe’ when operated in confined spaces where there is a risk that they could come into contact with…

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Scott completes first stage of Tour of Britain – as a volunteer

05/09/2016

Quizzing Olympic silver medallist Mark Cavendish about a gashed leg and stopping excited cycle fans climbing onto the podium before the winner could was all in a day’s work for Lanes Group plc Commercial Director Scott Norris. Scott is working as a volunteer race marshal for the UK’s biggest free-to-spectate sporting event. The 100.5-mile Stage…

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Cumbria and Lancashire floods – Lanes helps businesses recover

16/12/2015

Drainage engineers at Lanes Group are preparing to respond to calls for assistance as businesses, homeowners and public agencies begin to clear up after the major floods. There are continuing flood and weather warnings in some areas, but most people hit by the devastating floods are now entering the clean-up and long-term recovery phase of…

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