Lanes for Drains wins big at new Plymouth Life Centre


Leading national drainage company Lanes for Drains has joined the team working on the prestigious £46.5 million Plymouth Life Centre, being constructed by Balfour Beatty.The company’s engineers have been called in carry out CCTV video drainage surveys on the site, which is due to become one of the largest centres of sporting excellence in the…

plymouth life centre entrance from central park

Emma’s race for Louise


Emma Harvie, from Lanes’ out of hours call centre in Manchester, has helped raise over £1000 for Cancer Research after completing the Race for Life for her sister, Louise. Mum of two, Louise, was diagnosed with breast cancer last October aged only 34, yet she completed the 5-kilometre race alongside Emma and their Mum, Patricia….

Emma Harvey's race for life.

Lanes scores for Rovers


Lanes has proved its worth as a long-term signing for premier league football club Blackburn Rovers, by discovering — and remedying — a collapsed flood defence drain which could have threatened the pitch. Lanes has carried out regular maintenance checks to the Ewood Park drainage system since 2007, when it was called in to deal…

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Leading the way in environmental compliance with Lanes and Aquasentry


Yorkshire-based transformer manufacturer, Winder Power, is the first site in Europe to install a revolutionary web-interfaced interceptor monitor, thanks to Lanes and Aquasentry. The web-based monitor and alarm system recognises high oil levels in the interceptors, and triggers an alarm which immediately closes a device to seal the site within seconds. It ensures that Winder’s…

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Lanes lines chamber to keep Lincolnshire watertight


Lanes has used Ultracoat, a revolutionary waterproofing rehabilitation system, to help a Drainage Board keep its patch of Lincolnshire free from flooding for another 50 years. The Upper Witham Internal Drainage Board (IDB) is one of 130 such organisations across the country which, together, look after water levels in over 1.2 million hectares of low-lying…

Lincolnshire Ultracoat Works

Health and safety accolades continue for Lanes


The Lanes Group has been shortlisted in the health and safety category of the Construction News’ Specialist Awards 2011. John Glover, Group H&S Manager at Lanes, says: “The Lanes’ operation stands firmly on a foundation of health and safety excellence, and that has — quietly — been our focus for many years. “More recently, we…

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Lanes works on M74 Completion project


Lanes for Drains has carried out specialist drainage works for the £445 million, five-mile extension to Scotland’s M74 motorway. The three-year project, scheduled for completion in 2011, is being handled by Interlink M74 JV, a joint venture of Morrison Construction, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Est and Sir Robert McAlpine. Initially contracted to reline 900mm diameter culverts…