Sagging care home sewer replaced to protect residents


A defective sewer pipe at a care home has been urgently replaced by Lanes Group plc drainage engineers to ensure poor wastewater flow rates did not affect residents. The residential home made an emergency call the Lanes Aberdeen depot for help because foul water was failing to drain properly from sinks and toilet systems. Lanes…

30 years on – life at Lanes is still exciting and rewarding for Louise


When Louise Wallis started working at Lanes Group plc, less than five months after the company was founded, she was one of just 14 employees. Now, 30 years on, she is still at the forefront of exciting plans to continue to  expand a business that delivers a myriad of services across the UK and Ireland…

Pre-adoption drainage surveys prepare for housing handover


Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out pre-adoption drainage surveys for a developer building 77 new homes in Buckinghamshire. The Lanes St Neots depot was commissioned to carry out the CCTV drainage surveys to establish the condition of the newly-installed drainage pipes as part of a site handover process. The new housing estate…

Vacuumation expertise from Lanes slims food waste bills


Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are using their jetting and vacuumation tankers to help food and drink factories clean waste process tanks cost-effectively and sustainably. Manufacturers are finding technology developed to empty and clean wastewater tanks is just as adept at efficiently removing food waste, ensuring production lines can run smoothy at all times….

Do more to protect against floods – there is ‘Noah alternative’


Manufacturers should urgently review the condition of their drainage systems to guard against the risk of flooding, advises Kevin Moon, Managing Director of drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc. The summer heatwave and subsequent warnings about flash floods demonstrates there is no room for complacency when it comes to factory site drainage as climate…

Cement blockage removal success in line for UK no-dig award


A pipe cleaning project carried out by Lanes Group plc for Thames Water to remove cement along a 22-metre-long pipe in just three days has been shortlisted for a UKSTT Award. Lanes worked with Picote, manufacturers of high-speed pipe cleaning and descaling equipment, to clear the cement using a technique that was the fastest available…

Lanes powers ahead with Scottish industrial cleaning service


An industrial cleaning service operated by drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has expanded so rapidly since its launch in 2019 that it now supports customers across Scotland. Services delivered by the operation, based at the Lanes Aberdeen depot, including tank cleaning, wet well cleaning, interceptor cleaning and digester cleaning. Lanes Contracts Manager Neil…