Public Sector News

Lanes drainage know-how helps curb major road hazard

20/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is helping prepare for road safety improvements at a junction where accidents have resulted in two fatalities. The company’s engineers have carried out a full highways drainage survey at an intersection on the A1306 in Havering, East London. Havering Borough Council commissioned the Lanes London depot at Rainham to do the…

UV lining technology used to cure rural road flood problem

20/03/2015

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…

Lanes expertise supports major community regeneration project

06/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is being used in major plan to regenerate an inner city area of Greater Manchester. The company’s engineers are carrying out a comprehensive package of drainage surveys on behalf of Pendleton Together, in Salford. Pendleton Together is a regeneration project launched in 2012 that will create 1,600 new homes and refurbish…

Lanes in UK drainage deal with care home maintenance service provider

25/02/2015

Lanes Group has agreed a deal to deliver a national drainage unblocking and repair service for one of the UK’s fastest growing care home maintenance solutions providers. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist with depots at 23 locations across the country, is providing the reactive maintenance service for Real Contractor. The bulk of the…

Severn Trent Water gives Lanes pair 10 out of 10 for star effort

18/02/2015

Severn Trent Water has thanked and rewarded two Lanes drain blockage engineers after they received 10 customer commendations between them in just one month. Damon Reeves and Jack Looker are part of the Lanes operational team in Stafford, working on the wastewater network services contract for Severn Trent Water. They respond to drain blockage problems…

Lanes works in partnership with council on culvert survey flood plan

29/01/2015

Lanes Group is working with Bolton Council to survey thousands of metres of culvert across the town as part of a programme to minimise the risk of flooding. The drainage company is carrying out a programme of work to provide detailed CCTV drainage surveys of culverts that pose the highest flood risk. The work is…

Lanes solves rain drain problem at heritage Tube train station

18/12/2014

Lanes Group has used its pipe relining expertise to help preserve the original look of one of the world’s oldest underground railway stations. Its engineers were called in by London Underground to reline the inside of Victorian cast iron roof columns which, for more than 150 years, had taken rain water from the roof of…

Lanes provides drainage support for university road improvements

10/12/2014

Lanes Group has been praised for its “superb” contribution to major road improvements on the campus of the University of Warwick. The company’s Minworth-based engineers carried out a series of CCTV drainage surveys and cleaned highway drains for contractor Costain, as part of scheme to upgrade the main public access route into the University. The…