How We Can Help The news that a hefty fatberg was clogging London’s drains shocked people in the capital – but how can you prevent blockages in your own home? A huge fatberg in a London sewer shows that we aren’t paying as much attention to our drains as we need to. So what can […]
Prevent Blockages With Our Handy Tips For a smooth, stress-free Christmas, be sure to pay your drains a little extra attention. Christmas is fast approaching, and with it comes an increased risk of blocked drains. Cooking oils and fat from our favourite festive foods plus wet wipes and other products can all lead to problems. […]
Using the Latest Tech to Solve and Prevent Drain Blockages What technology is used to keeping the waste flowing smoothly in the hidden network beneath your feet? With every passing year, population and economic growth are putting increasing pressure and demand on our water resources. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world’s major […]
London Drainage Facilities (LDF) discusses autumn maintenance tasks that should be carried out before winter sets in. London Drainage is urging residents to clean out their gutters and surface water drains to reduce the risk of flooding this winter. An hour’s worth of remedial maintenance may help to prevent serious problems down the line.
London Drainage Facilities (LDF) is delighted to announce that it has successfully secured Altius Assured Vendor accreditation, as part of its drive to provide a superior level of service to new and existing customers. After passing a rigorous independent assessment and accreditation process, LDF is now able to further pursue business links with blue-chip companies such as Debenhams, Punch Taverns, Morrisons, Bellrock FM, Arcadia Group and Superdrug.
Rainwater falling on Nine Elms in the heart of the city is to be drained straight into the Thames to prevent flooding. Last month saw the unveiling of a radical environmental initiative at the South Bank zone being transformed between Vauxhall and Battersea Power Station, Nine Elms.
London Drainage Facilities (LDF) details exactly who is responsible for repairing our drains and sewers. Generally, as a rule of thumb a homeowner is responsible for the drains that fall within the boundaries of their property and in the event of something going wrong, they will be required to pay for the repairs needed. They are also in charge of deciding on a suitable and professional company to carry out the work that is required.
London Drainage Facilities explains the science behind sinkholes and why they are becoming more prevalent in the UK. In the past, massive sinkholes have been cropping up around the world in countries such as the USA and China. However, in recent years there has been a dramatic increase in the number of sinkholes appearing at home in the UK.
London Drainage Facilities (LDF) write to keep all their customers aware of a planned price increase across some of their Standard Emergency and Pre-planned Drainage and Plumbing services – The increase is set to be phased in from August 1st 2016. The company hasn’t implemented a price change in 9 years, but with substantial growth sustained over the last few years so too has the company’s running costs and to remain a market leader the business states it must continue to invest in new technology, training and staff.
A report from the London Underground has warned that some of the busiest tube stations in London are at a high risk of flooding, including Waterloo, Notting Hill Gate, Marble Arch, Finsbury Park and London Bridge. The report, which finds the risk of flooding is rising rapidly, cautioned that these popular names do only constitute a small number of tube stations at risk, and that it is only a matter of time before extreme flooding causes masses of damage, leading to serious costs for the UK, as well as the potential dangers the flooding could cause for those using the stations.