Wellbeing week sparks demand for fun get-fit workouts


A wellbeing week held by Lanes Utilities has sparked such great interest that daily fitness sessions are being organised for staff. Up to 60 people a day attended circuit training sessions during the Wellbeing Week held for colleagues working at the Customer Solutions Centre (CSC) in Slough, Berkshire. Healthy food workshops were also laid on…


Eat, drink, exercise: it’s Health and Wellbeing Week


Hundreds of wastewater network maintenance staff working at Lanes Utilities are being invited to eat, drink, and exercise during its Health and Wellbeing Week. The week of special events is being held to support a similar initiative organised by Thames Water. Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group plc, is Thames Water’s wastewater network services maintenance…


Drainage clean helps preserve Grade 1 Naval Memorial


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out an extensive programme of drainage cleaning at one of the UK’s most important Naval war memorials. The CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, on The Hoe, in the centre of the city, commemorates the 23,184 sailors who lost their lives at sea during World War 1 and World…


Intrepid Lanes team braves Lakeland storm in charity climb


A brave band of Lanes Group plc colleagues overcame high winds and driving rain to climb one of the Lake District’s highest peaks in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The 14 Lanes employees challenged themselves against storm-force winds to reach the 931-metre summit of Skiddaw, and, in doing so, raised more than £6,000 for the…

Skiddaw Team at Summit

Durham selects Lanes Group as a drainage service provider


Durham Country Council has awarded a seven-year contract to Lanes Group plc to prove specialist drainage services. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, has been selected by competitive tender to join the local authority’s operated plant framework. It is now one of a number of suppliers that county council’s officers can select, based on…


New operational structure drives customer service and growth


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….


Culvert desilting reduces flooding risk in East London borough


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…