Southampton News

Drainage teams support nuclear site decommissioning

01/07/2019

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are providing a range of sewer maintenance services for a company decommissioning a former nuclear research site. The teams from Lanes Southampton are delivering reactive and planned drainage services on the Magnox Winfrith site in Dorset. Magnox is delivering the decommissioning programme at the site near Wool on behalf…

Lanes carry out CCTV drainage survey

Drainage maintenance boost for city’s highway system

05/01/2018

Lanes Group plc has completed a three-year programme of maintenance work to survey, clean, and repair strategic highway drainage pipes across Portsmouth. Teams from the drainage specialist’s Eastleigh depot worked with Colas to carry out surveys, desilting, and repairs along 20 kilometres of large-diameter highway drains. Colas, which manages highway infrastructure for Portsmouth City Council…

CCTV Camera robot used by engineer in full PPE

There is no chance of missing this 25th anniversary

21/12/2017

It’s big, it’s bright pink – and it’s 25 years since the company that has become Britain’s biggest independent drainage specialist was launched. Lanes Group plc is celebrating its first quarter of a Century of unblocking Britain’s sewers by sending out two specially liveried new jet vac tankers onto the nation’s roads. Dodgy drains and…

A Pink Jet Vac Tanker

Mick achieves highest ambition for charity

09/08/2017

CCTV drainage engineer Mick Bradley realised a life-long ambition and raised hundreds of pounds for a local cancer charity when he reached the highest point in the UK. Mick, who works at the Lanes Group Eastleigh depot, near Southampton, took up the challenge to walk to the top of Ben Nevis in Scotland in aid…

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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…

FORS Bronze Award Logo

Speedy jetting service supports superfast broadband

18/04/2016

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have swapped sewer pipes for digital ducting to help create the UK’s superfast broadband network. A team from the Lanes depot at Eastleigh in Hampshire has spent 10 months supporting a broadband company install the vital internet and telephony cabling in Dorset and Hampshire. Working for Avonline Broadband, they cleaned…

Matt Griffith with CityFlex Vehicle