Preston News

Top retailer rises to weather risk with proactive drain plan


A food retail institution in the North West is reaping the rewards of a diligent approach to drainage maintenance delivered by Lanes Group plc. Booths, which operates 27 supermarkets, has seen reactive call-outs drop off sharply as Lanes drainage engineers keep drains and surface water gulleys running smoothly. Benefits have included reduced risk of service…

Vacuumation expertise from Lanes slims food waste bills


Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are using their jetting and vacuumation tankers to help food and drink factories clean waste process tanks cost-effectively and sustainably. Manufacturers are finding technology developed to empty and clean wastewater tanks is just as adept at efficiently removing food waste, ensuring production lines can run smoothy at all times….

Lanes wins “vital” Wigan Council drainage mapping contract


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…

Panoramo SI proves its worth with major deep shaft survey


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…

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…

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…