West London News

New West London depot establishes “strong base” in first year

09/10/2017

A new operational depot established to deliver specialist drainage services to customers in West London and the Thames Valley has made good progress in its first year. Lanes Group Development Director Richard Leigh said the depot, in Slough, Berkshire, is developing a growing portfolio of clients across a range of sectors, including local government, highways…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

Lanes Utilities working hard to remove the Whitechapel Fatberg

Lanes wins major Transport for London FM contract

12/05/2017

Lanes Group plc has won a contract to provide facilities maintenance services for the London Underground. The five-year contract, with an option for a three-year extension, is the third maintenance contract awarded by Transport for London (TfL) to Lanes Group in four months. The contract covers all building maintenance work along underground lines, as well…

Contract signed, from the left: Lanes Group Rail Director Bruce Crompton; Lanes Rail TfL Project Director Huseyin Ibrahim; and Lanes Rail Commercial Director Matthew Todd.

Jet vac technology – to infinity and beyond!

24/04/2017

Water jetting and vacuuming technology supplied by Lanes Group has been used to help build a structure that will define high-tech – the new physics building at Oxford University. The new Beecroft Building will be home to some of the world’s leading scientists doing cutting edge research. Lanes was commissioned by principal contractor Laing O’Rourke…

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The forgotten-essentials for new landlords revealed

06/02/2017

When landlords set up a new home to rent, they are faced with a choice. Cut corners –  installing clapped-out appliances and skimping on drainage – or instead, renovate comprehensively. While the former approach can be attractive due to the possible initial savings, it’s completely flawed, given the negative repercussions that, further down the line,…

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TW Spotlight Award

12/01/2017

Lanes duo win service award after hospital visit Thames Water has given two Lanes Group wastewater engineers customer service awards after they used one of their rest breaks to visit an elderly customer in hospital. The 85-year-old customer lived in one of three semi-detached houses in Surbiton, South London, which had been having problems with…

Dan Merry Lanes Thames Water Engineer