Sheffield News

Drainage survey team supports NHS emergency care boost

20/01/2022

CCTV drainage surveys have been carried out by Lanes Group plc as part of enabling works for a £26m scheme to transform NHS emergency care in North Derbyshire. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Sheffield depot have completed the surveys at Chesterfield Royal Hospital where work is due to start on building a new urgent and…

Drainage engineers praised for going to aid of crash victims

15/11/2021

Two drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast and decisive response after a driver had a heart attack and his car veered into another vehicle. Lee Morgan and Les Gibbs had been working at a house near Sheffield for Amey, on behalf of Yorkshire Water, when they stepped in to…

Lanes achieves FORS Bronze transport standard for UK fleet

04/05/2016

Lanes Group has achieved, through re-auditing, the Bronze accreditation for its UK transport fleet under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The company first achieved FORS Bronze in 2014, and successfully passed its annual audit in March – demonstrating that it sets nationally recognised safety and operational management standards. The FORS scheme is operated by…

Lanes drainage team praised for their fast action

27/08/2015

Lanes Group drainage engineers based in Sheffield have been praised for their urgent response in solving drainage problems at a house just days before it was due to be sold. Former construction company director Mick Rabbitt said the sale of his four-bed detached house may have been delayed had Lanes Group engineers not made the…

Lanes Group helps local church carry out essential repairs

16/04/2015

Lanes Group drainage engineers in Sheffield have joined other contractors in helping carry out essential repairs and refurbishment work on a local church house. The team based at the Lanes depot, in Greenland, donated their time and services free of charge to help Spa View Community Church, in Spa View Road, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield. Lanes drainage…

Lanes no dig technology on shopping list for store construction firm

16/07/2013

A construction company had Lanes for Drains ‘no dig’ technology and expertise on the shopping list when it needed to urgently solve a drainage problem just before the opening of a new supermarket. Lincolnshire-based civil engineering firm Britcon called in Lanes for Drains, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, to carry out a pre-handover survey…

Flooding Solution at Cement Works

19/03/2013

Lanes for Drains got to the bottom of persistent flooding at one of the UK’s largest cement works – and saved the company tens of thousands of pounds it expected to have to spend to cure the problem. Lanes engineers based in Sheffield were called in to investigate the flooding of a railway track on…