Lanes wins major new Thames Water contracts


Andy Brierley (left) and Peter Stobbs (right) beaming with joy after just signing a new contract expanding the range of services that Lanes group plc provide for thames water. Lanes Group plc has won major new contracts to provide specialist cleaning services for Thames Water. The work includes sewage treatment plant cleaning, sewage pumping station…

New Contract deal with Thames Water

Drainage maintenance boost for city’s highway system


Lanes Group plc has completed a three-year programme of maintenance work to survey, clean, and repair strategic highway drainage pipes across Portsmouth. Teams from the drainage specialist’s Eastleigh depot worked with Colas to carry out surveys, desilting, and repairs along 20 kilometres of large-diameter highway drains. Colas, which manages highway infrastructure for Portsmouth City Council…

CCTV Camera robot used by engineer in full PPE

Rise of the ‘wipe wash’ clogs UK’s sewers


A growing social phenomenon – the replacement of the morning shower with having a ‘wipe wash’ – may be contributing to hugely costly blockages of drains and sewers across the UK. Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc says its teams have evidence that people are increasingly using wipes, not water, to wash in the morning and…

The consequences of flushing wet wipes

Sewers come before Santa for Lanes Christmas workers


Santa is not the only one working on Christmas Day. Drains, as well as chimneys, must be kept clear – so Lanes Group plc teams will be working while others eat drink and become merry. Across the UK, householders and businesses will be relying Lanes drainage and wastewater engineers unblocking drains to keep festive celebrations…

Lanes Staff Providing support at christmas