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Lanes in step with footwear retailer for drain cleaning

18/01/2021

Drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group has won additional work to maintain drainage systems at warehouses operated by international fashion and sportswear brand JD Sports. The retailer, famous for its top footwear brands, is using Lanes expertise to maintain its main fashion, shoes and accessories distribution centre at the Kingsway business park, Rochdale, Greater Manchester….

Lanes helps theatre prepare for magic of panto – oh yes it does

09/12/2020

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group have repaired a theatre’s drainage system in time for the launch of a specially socially distanced festive panto. They have installed new cast iron pipework at the Theatre Royal Plymouth so its pantomime, Robinson Crusoe, can go ahead without the risk of flooding. Like other venues across the UK, the…

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….

Decade of Metrolink drainage support nears final stop

17/03/2020

A decade of drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc during the building of Manchester’s Metrolink tram service is approaching the end of the line. Drainage engineers based at the Lanes depot in Eccles, Greater Manchester, have been working on the new Trafford Park Line which is nearing completion. The company has provided drainage teams…

Lanes gets drainage expertise on track along HS2 route

16/03/2020

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are supporting main contractors preparing for construction of the HS2 railway line into Birmingham. Teams from the drainage and utilities specialist’s Birmingham depot have been mapping and cleaning sewer assets along the high-speed rail route, the UK’s largest transport infrastructure project. They have been working for LM, a joint…

Fin-tastic rescuers save Lucky the fish from sewer

21/01/2020

Severn Trent wastewater engineers made the most unusual catch of the day by rescuing two fish from a sewer. Brothers Martin and Chas Jeffries realised ‘fins’ weren’t right when the fish appeared on their CCTV survey camera. But they didn’t get into a flap – instead they managed to pull the fish to a manhole…