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The Facts About Fatbergs & Plastic Pollution – an infographic

30/09/2019

The Facts About Fatbergs & Plastic Pollution – an infographic People in the UK are becoming increasingly aware of the danger that fatbergs and plastic pollution pose to our sewers and seas – but do they understand the full scale of the problem, or the way their day-to-day habits may be exacerbating the issue? The…

Climate change triggers drainage management rethink

21/08/2019

Climate change caused by global warming is contributing to facilities and property managers recognising the value of preventative drainage maintenance to prevent highly damaging flooding. The Lanes drainage team in Newcastle upon Tyne is among Lanes depots across the UK that are receiving more enquiries about planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) work on drainage systems….

Engineers from Lanes Group Star on ITV’s “Sewer Men”

26/07/2019

At Lanes Group, we believe our talented team of drainage engineers are doing amazing work across the country – which is why we’re thrilled that a group of Lanes engineers recently got to make their TV debut, courtesy of ITV1’s documentary series Sewer Men! The incredible opportunity saw a camera crew following our intrepid Lanes…

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…