Lanes keeps Blackburn sweet


Despite being slap bang in a town centre’s busy shopping area, a sewer rehabilitation project carried out by Lanes for Drains and Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions (BBUS) for United Utilities, was a resounding success thanks to a concerted programme of communications and meticulous traffic management. Every potentially affected business and shop, in MP Jack Straw’s…

A fishy tale for Lanes


Today Durham Constabulary boasts a clean and healthy fishpond at its headquarters — thanks to Lanes for Drains, the local fish expert and a full pond ‘makeover’. But the pond, which has been a focal point for the local community since it was built in the early seventies, was not always something to be proud…

More reline firsts for Lanes


Lanes for Drains notched up a double industry first by relining the foul water main suspended beneath the Conwy road bridge in North Wales. The sewer, which serves the historic castle town, was a pressurised pumped sewage main — a type which has not been relined before. And, to add to the challenge, the 300mm…