Sheffield News

Lanes achieves FORS Bronze transport standard for UK fleet


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…

FORS Bronze Award Logo

Lanes drainage team praised for their fast action


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


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…

Spa View Community Church Exterior

Lanes no dig technology on shopping list for store construction firm


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…

No Dig Technology

Flooding Solution at Cement Works


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…

Hope Valley Cement Works