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Introducing Unblocktober – the world’s first awareness month to save our sewers and seas

18/07/2019

Unblocktober.org Lanes Group is delighted to announce the launch of Unblocktober, the world’s first month-long national campaign and awareness month to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas – driven completely by you, the British public. If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans,…

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Drainage teams support opening of new airport car park

15/07/2019

Drainage expertise delivered by Lanes Group plc has supported the opening of London Stansted Airport’s first multi-storey car park. Lanes teams provided CCTV drainage survey, water jetting drain cleaning and pipe repair services for the main contractor, BAM Construction. The 2,700 space, six storey car park boosts the number of short-stay car parking spaces available…

Suction wins the day at home of the hover

03/06/2019

A drainage team from Lanes Group plc have used powerful water jetting and vacuumation equipment to clear the outfall of a pipe linking two sites defined by icons of British transport technology. They removed six tonnes of rubble, shingle and shells blocking a sea outfall located at a former hovercraft terminal in Ramsgate Kent. The…

Paul brings clean perspective to pipe lining operation

29/05/2019

Drainage and wastewater contractor Lanes Group plc has appointed clean water expert Paul Henderson to lead strategic sales for its sewer rehabilitation and lining operations. Paul is the new Business Development Manager for the Lanes Sewer Rehabilitation and Lining Division. A key previous role was Business Development Director for one of the UK’s leading clean…

Revealed – the hard task of countering a concreteberg

03/05/2019

Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are working with colleagues at Thames Water to keep water flowing around a giant ‘concreteberg’ blocking a sewer in North London. The giant plug of concrete, thought to be up to 100 metres long and weighing up to 105 tonnes, the same as a blue whale or 20 elephants,…

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