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New operational structure drives customer service and growth

16/10/2017

Four of the five new Lanes Group Regional Operations Managers: left to right: South West Region, Andrew Doe; South East Region, Paul Monck; Scottish Region, Stevie Fairbairn; North East Region, Manager Paul Remmer. Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has introduced a new operational structure designed to support improved customer delivery and accelerate plans for growth….

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Culvert desilting reduces flooding risk in East London borough

16/10/2017

Drainage engineers have removed more than 15 tonnes of silt and other waste from a culvert to reduce flooding risks in an East London borough. Blockages in the 1200mm-diameter culvert in Havering had resulted in several cases of localised flooding, inconveniencing residents. As a result, Havering Borough Council commissioned Lanes Group’s East London depot to…

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Panoramo SI proves its worth with major deep shaft survey

12/10/2017

Lanes Group plc has used advanced camera survey technology to dramatically cut the cost, time and inconvenience to the public of surveying more than 100 deep sewer shafts. A two-person team used an IBAK Panoramo SI camera to complete full inspection surveys of more than 100 manholes across Broadstairs and Ramsgate, Kent, in just two…

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New West London depot establishes “strong base” in first year

09/10/2017

A new operational depot established to deliver specialist drainage services to customers in West London and the Thames Valley has made good progress in its first year. Lanes Group Development Director Richard Leigh said the depot, in Slough, Berkshire, is developing a growing portfolio of clients across a range of sectors, including local government, highways…

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New utility vehicle app transforms fleet management

06/10/2017

A new app being used by drivers to carry out and digitally record daily vehicle safety checks has transformed the effectiveness of Lanes Utilities’ wastewater fleet management. The Vehicle Check-Out app allows drivers to complete the mandatory checks quickly and effectively, and report defects in a way that is fully compliant with latest vehicle inspection…

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Lanes Group leaps up Top Track 250

02/10/2017

Lanes Group plc has jumped nearly one hundred places up a list of the UK’s top 250 mid-market private companies. The drainage and asset maintenance specialist ranks 121st in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, up from 218 last year. The league table, published in the Sunday Times on 1st October 2017, identifies…

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Pipe lining preserves drains at historical town hall

27/09/2017

Sheffield City Council commissioned Lanes Group plc to carry out the planned drain maintenance work at Grade I Listed Sheffield Town Hall. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Sheffield depot have installed 64 structural liners in pipes beneath the 120-year-old civic building in the centre of the city. The cure in place pipelining (CIPP) technique, often…

Lanes Group Sheffield at the Sheffield Town Hall conducting relining CI[PP and CCTV works