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Lanes Group joins workplace COVID-19 testing programme

05/03/2021

Image courtesy HM Government National water utility and drainage specialist Lanes Group plc is joining a government workplace rapid testing programme to detect coronavirus (COVID-19) in people who are not showing symptoms. The company has taken delivery of its first 6,500 free lateral flow testing kits which they will offer to frontline operatives. The government…

Drainage sleuths clean up septic tank effluent mystery

25/01/2021

A couple can let their children play in the garden once more after Lanes drainage engineers solved a long-term mystery about why their septic tank was not working properly. Other contractors had visited the house near Aberdeen to try to work out why sewage was seeping into the family garden resulting in a large part…

Transport chiefs praise digital system helping to protect rail workers from COVID-19

25/01/2021

Transport for London auditors have praised Lanes Group’s Rail Division for a new digital workflow system that is helping keep teams safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have described the system as representing “good practice” while giving Lanes Rail a risk-to-service score of zero, the lowest possible risk profile, following an intensive five-day audit. Lanes…

Lanes Rail Team Leader James Gooch with his Team Leaf enabled phone. Helping him and his colleagues carry out maintenance across the London Underground network.

Drain cleaning and surveying supports vital road scheme

25/01/2021

Drainage expertise from Lanes Group plc is supporting the construction of a new road that will reduce congestion and pollution in a Cheshire town and bring new job opportunities to the area. Lanes drainage teams are providing highway drain cleaning and CCTV drainage survey services for the building of the Congleton Link Road, a new…

Lanes in Lilliput – our dinky drain fleet takes to the road

20/01/2021

Sometime when you are delivering one of the UK’s biggest drainage services it pays to think…small. Not just small, tiny! That is what two Lanes colleagues are doing, and it is helping get the company a little bit more attention. Aberdeen Area Development Manager Mark Morrice was the first to reveal the little Lanes drainage…

Lanes wins major contract to install super-fast broadband

20/01/2021

Lanes Group plc has been awarded construction contracts by CityFibre as part of a £1.5billion investment to roll out full fibre broadband in 27 towns and cities across the UK. The utility and drainage specialist is one of 15 contractors awarded regional contracts to carry out the work that will provide full fibre broadband to…