Our Professional Services team is based at our Gracechurch Street offices. A comparatively recent addition to Lanes Group, our Professional Services team provides civil, structural, environmental and surveying design and consultancy services that complement the wider portfolio of services we offer to rail and commercial clients.
Employing engineers and technicians that are highly skilled and fully qualified up to Masters level, our team at Gracechurch Street is ideally positioned to inspect and evaluate new and existing infrastructures, with over 100 years of experience between them. In that time, our team has successfully completed flood risk assessment, sustainable drainage system design, asset condition inspection, earthworks design, ingress investigation and roof drainage works– as well as many other residential, commercial and institutional civil engineering projects.
Lanes Group has worked within the commercial and rail sectors for over 20 years, providing advice and devising design solutions in close collaboration with client teams, stakeholders, contractors, architects and other design disciplines.
Scope of Professional Sevices
Drainage & Hydraulics
Covering new and existing pumped, gravity foul, and surface water drainage, as well as the mitigation and management of flooding, ingress and hydraulic studies with feasibility studies, maintenance and refurbishment solutions, flood risk assessments, flow analysis and ingress investigations.
Our structural engineering services include principal inspection and assessment of various structural forms (including reinforced concrete, brick and stone arches, as well as pre and post stressed structures), design of structural elements in steel, concrete, timber and masonry, as well as the renovation of historic and listed buildings.
Can be undertaken in isolation, or as part of an overall integrated design package. We have experience of, and expertise in the delivery of topographic, utilities, drone and UAV surveys as well as CCTV surveys with high pressure water jetting. We also regularly carry out 3D laser scanning.
Facilities & Asset Maintenance
Includes asset condition inspections, surveys and reporting along with the specification and provision of planned and reactive maintenance schemes (for instance drain cleaning, maintenance and repair, building fabric repairs, water seepage and ingress management or fencing, along with vegetation management) in close collaboration with our nationwide network of depots.
Offered either independently, or as a matter of course in larger Professional Services works, we can prepare CAD drawings using either Bentley Microstation or AutoCAD – whichever your team is most comfortable working with.
Environmental Surveys and Investigations
Services in this regard cover river and groundwater projects, ground stabilisation schemes, contamination and geotechnical investigations along with design, survey, management, planning and supervision services.
Finally, we are experienced in providing technical input during the creation of new strategies and working guidelines such as design standards, manuals and procedures, entirely new methods and innovative technologies, asset data management systems and laser scanning using terrestrial and aerial or drone systems.