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Leamington culvert needed a new approach

22/07/2013

Lanes’ reputation for tackling out of the ordinary relines was given another boost when the team faced an awkward manmade culvert in Leamington Spa. As well as being an irregular shape and having a constantly varying diameter along its 47-metre length, the sewer involved eight lateral connections and defied the usual technology. But, thanks to…

Leamington Culvert

Lanes no dig technology on shopping list for store construction firm

16/07/2013

A construction company had Lanes for Drains ‘no dig’ technology and expertise on the shopping list when it needed to urgently solve a drainage problem just before the opening of a new supermarket. Lincolnshire-based civil engineering firm Britcon called in Lanes for Drains, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, to carry out a pre-handover survey…

No Dig Technology

Lanes surveys drainage system at iconic Swan Hunter site

09/07/2013

Lanes for Drains engineers have carried out a full survey of the drainage system at the former Swan Hunter shipyard on Tyneside. Two kilometres of drainage line have been inspected and mapped in one of the biggest clean and survey projects carried out by Lanes for Drains’ Tyne & Wear depot in recent years. The…

Swan Hunter Sign

It’s a WRc Approved™ first for Lanes

21/05/2013

The Lanes Group is the first sewer rehabilitation specialist to be awarded WRc Approved™ certification for the installation of a WRc Approved™ patch drain repair system. It is also only the second company to gain WRc Approved™ certification for the installation of a full-length liner, with its UV cure, CIPP, manhole-to-manhole system. The commendations followed…

WRC Approved Certification

Blocked Gas Main

02/05/2013

Lanes for Drains engineers in Derby have used poly-pigs to root out a blocked gas main that builders feared could delay the completion of a new school. They were not the porky kind of pigs that go oink oink, but the plastic ones, because a poly-pig is a device that is used to clean out…