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Major MoD office site gets drain downpipe clean

19/09/2019

Drainage teams from Lanes Group plc have cleaned downpipe stacks at one of the UK’s largest office complexes. They were supporting commercial fit-out specialists Beacon Business Interiors who have been refurbishing toilet blocks at MoD Abbey Wood. The site, at Filton, near Bristol, is home to Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S), the Ministry of Defence’s…

Lanes Group - Electro-mechanical cleaning SQU

Unblocktober: How Polluted Are the UK’s Rivers?

28/08/2019

In October 2019, Lanes Group will be launching Unblocktober, our new public awareness campaign dedicated to protecting the UK’s sewers and waterways from blockages and plastic pollution. It promises to be a timely initiative, coming at a time when UK river pollution is posing a looming threat – and recent reports have shown just how…

Polluted drain flowing into a river

Climate change triggers drainage management rethink

21/08/2019

Climate change caused by global warming is contributing to facilities and property managers recognising the value of preventative drainage maintenance to prevent highly damaging flooding. The Lanes drainage team in Newcastle upon Tyne is among Lanes depots across the UK that are receiving more enquiries about planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) work on drainage systems….

Newcastle story

Engineers from Lanes Group Star on ITV’s “Sewer Men”

26/07/2019

At Lanes Group, we believe our talented team of drainage engineers are doing amazing work across the country – which is why we’re thrilled that a group of Lanes engineers recently got to make their TV debut, courtesy of ITV1’s documentary series Sewer Men! The incredible opportunity saw a camera crew following our intrepid Lanes…

Lanes Severn Trent TV doco 2018 1

New UV lining technology just the ticket for rail culvert renewal

19/07/2019

A drainage rehabilitation team from Lanes Group plc has used the latest ultraviolet lining technology to strengthen a culvert under a railway line in Oxfordshire. They deployed a recently acquired ultraviolet (UV) lining system to line a 22m-long 770mm-diameter brick culvert under the Oxford-to-Hereford Cotswold Line near Chipping Norton. The 14mm-thick liner is designed to…

Bruern Crossing - liner installation SQU