Lanes Group

Lanes Group plc is the UK’s largest independent drainage and wastewater specialist.

With 21 service depots, 11 utility hubs, a lining centre, two rail operations centres plus, launched in 2021, a new national CCTV survey processing centre, it is the largest independently owned drainage provider in the UK.

The company has expertise and experience across all key sectors, including water utilities, rail, highways, energy, government, construction, insurance and domestic.

Services include drain and sewer unblocking, cleaning, repair, rehabilitation, and installation.

Lanes Group is Thames Water’s sole wastewater network maintenance partner. It also delivers services for Yorkshire Water, Severn Trent, Scottish Water, Welsh Water, United Utilities, and Northumbrian Water.

The rail division operates contracts for Transport for London, including drainage, asset refurbishment, and facilities maintenance. It also works for Network Rail, Crossrail and HS2.

As a leader in ‘no dig’ solutions for safer sewer repair and maintenance, Lanes Group has a dedicated Sewer Renovation Division. This division provides the latest cured in place pipe (CIPP) lining technologies.

The company also delivers professional civil and structural engineering services and has a fast-expanding broadband civils division, called Lanes-i.

Lanes Group is the founder of Unblocktober, the first annual campaign of its kind in the world to encourage good practice in the use of sewers to prevent blockages and plastic pollution in waterways and oceans.

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