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Lanes new safety device could transform the rail industry

02/07/2012

The Lanes Group has developed a simple yet highly innovative safety device that has the potential to transform working at height across the rail industry – significantly improving safety, productivity and staff satisfaction. The new rail safety strop is attached to the rail, acting as a restraint point, to stop staff working at height from entering unsafe areas and…

Lanes Rail Safety Strop

Lanes sewer repair challenge is a winner

21/06/2012

A challenging section of sewer almost jeopardised Severn Trent Water’s multi-million pound sewer renewal scheme in Nottingham, until Lanes came up with a clever — and award-winning — solution. The project in Upper Parliament Street, which involved relining just 6-metres of sewer with a contract value of just £14,500, was voted overall winner in the UKSTT’s 2012 award in the ‘Small…

UKSTT Awards photograph

UKSTT Awards – Lanes secured a double win

01/06/2012

The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, Lanes Group Plc has scooped two prestigious industry awards at the 2012 United Kingdom Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) dinner, with one of the accolades going to the group’s Castlebrae Drainage who are based in Glasgow, which won the renovation small category under £250,000. The UKSTT’s annual awards promote excellence in trenchless technology and recognise the…

UKSTT Awards Second Award

Lanes praised for “proactive” repair at historic almshouse

17/05/2012

Lanes for Drains engineers have been praised for solving a challenging drainage problem that threatened to disrupt the restoration of one of the most important buildings in the historic city of Bath – days before the project was due to be finished. The contractor, Swindon-based Beard, was about to complete the £2.4 million project to…

St Johns Hospital - Bath

Scott Norris Reaches New Heights for Charity

15/05/2012

Congratulations to Scott Norris who climbed Jebel Toubkal, Morocco; 4167m over the weekend and raised money for the Lymphoma Association Lanes company charity. To put the achievement in perspective Sca Fell, in the Lake District is 651m, Snowdon in Wales is 1085m and Ben Nevis in Scotland is 1343m. Well Done Scott fantastic achievement!

Scott Norris at the summit of Jebek Toubkal

Lanes Group announces biggest ever win

17/04/2012

The Lanes Group plc has been awarded contracts with Thames Water for Wastewater Network Services worth up to £216 million. Lanes will provide a range of services, including emergency blockage clearance and remedial drainage work, commencing July (Thames Valley) and August (North London). Both contracts are for a minimum of three years, with the option…

Lanes and Thames Water Logo's