Preston News

ISO 14001 success flows from Lanes drainage expertise


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…


Health and education clients value complex site drainage expertise


Health and education providers in Lancashire are drawing on Lanes Group’s large site drainage maintenance expertise to keep their pipes flowing. The drainage specialist’s Preston depot is working closely with a growing number of NHS and higher education services providers to ensure their drainage systems are in good working order. Ensuring surface water and foul…

Robotic crawler camera PERFORMING CCTV survey in a hospital car park

Investment in EX drainage cameras enhances safe working


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…

Proteus EX Camera Crawler

Cumbria and Lancashire floods – Lanes helps businesses recover


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…

Cumbria and Lancashire Floods

Lancastrian school makes final preparations for War of Roses clash


A Lancashire school being supported by Lanes Group in a War of the Roses rugby league challenge is making its final preparation before the big match. The team from Haslingden High School in Haslingden, near Blackburn, will be running out in the special match against a school in Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire on Friday 3 July. Lanes Group is…

Haslingden High School Rugby

UV lining technology used to cure rural road flood problem


Lanes Group has rehabilitated surface water drainage along a rural road using ultraviolet lining technology – curing major flooding problems. The work demonstrated the benefits of ultraviolet (UV) relining, which can be more easily deployed in areas where access is difficult. Lancashire Council commissioned Lanes Group to reline the surface water drain along the tree-lined…

Preston Drain Culvert

At Preston it’s ‘dress up Friday’


Most people have heard of  ‘dress down Friday’, when those of us who have to dress smartly for work get to wear casual gear for the day. But at Lanes for Drains Preston, staff members Kirsty and Steph decided they’d like to make their own rules in a fund-raising effort so have agreed on a ‘dress…

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