Leamington culvert needed a new approach


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…

Blocked Gas Main


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…

Lanes Group announces biggest ever win


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…