Utilities News

Lanes wins major contract to install super-fast broadband

20/01/2021

Lanes Group plc has been awarded construction contracts by CityFibre as part of a £1.5billion investment to roll out full fibre broadband in 27 towns and cities across the UK. The utility and drainage specialist is one of 15 contractors awarded regional contracts to carry out the work that will provide full fibre broadband to…

Wet well team supports pumping station maintenance

03/04/2020

A specialist wet well team from Lanes Group plc has supported pump engineers in repairing a sewer pumping station serving one of London’s largest shopping centre. They used their high volume vacuumation and jetting technology to clear debris from the pumping station at Westfield London in White City to allow the repair to be made….

Marc wins national award for bringing sewer people together

24/01/2020

Wastewater engineer Marc Bettison has won a prestigious national industry award for founding the Sewer Men and Proud Facebook group – the largest online community of its kind in the world. The National Sewerage Association (NSA) has presented him with its Coggin Cup which recognises people who have done exceptional work to promote the sewerage…

Fatberg finds prompt Christmas appeal to protect environment

19/12/2019

Christmas revellers and food businesses are being urged not to feed the fatbergs after Lanes Group sewer cleaning teams removed two giant waste monsters from beneath the streets of London. The Lanes teams, working for Thames Water, sliced a 30-tonne fatberg from a sewer beneath Borough Market in Southwark, South London, and a 63-tonne fatberg…

Concrete Pall Mall fatberg