Meet the Alternative Drainage team

Alternative Drainage is a family-run business with 25 years drainage experience providing professional, reliable and efficient drainage services to homes and businesses at extremely competitive prices.

Since it was established in 1989, Alternative Drainage have been setting the standard for drainage services throughout Yorkshire and the surrounding area.

Our experienced team is renowned for its fast and reliable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week emergency drain repair service that is available to solve any commercial or domestic drainage problem.

We have a dedicated team of engineers with extensive knowledge of the drainage industry. Our senior engineers have been working with the company for over 25 years and are passing their skills and experience onto a team of apprentices

Sean Boswell


Sean has over 28 years of experience in the drainage industry and he established Alternative Drainage with wife Jayne in 1989. Sean oversees the day to day running of onsite works and running of the business. He is a dedicated supporter of Huddersfield Town FC and England, he travelled to South Africa in 2010 and Brazil in 2014 travelling up the Amazon River to follow England’s World Cup campaign.

Jayne Boswell


Founded the Company with husband Sean 28 years ago. Jayne started her career within the drainage industry in her early 20’s as a Tendering Manager’s Secretary in a major leading drainage company, gaining a wealth of experience and knowledge. She and husband Sean expanded Alternative Drainage into the commercial sector and Alternative drainage are now proud to be one of the major drainage companies in Yorkshire. Jayne overseas the running of the office and the company’s accounts. Her spare time is dedicated to her family and the running of a small holding with various animals.

Sian Darwent

Customer Service Manager

Sian joined Alternative Drainage as an office junior, working alongside Hannah. In the time she has been at the company she has gained a wider understanding of the drainage industry. In her role as Customer Service Manager Sian liaises with customers and clients offering expertise and dealing with queries. She also co-ordinates the engineers’ workload and is currently working towards gaining her OS20X qualification in pipe and sewer classification.

Hannah Eyre

Senior Operations Manager

Hannah joined Alternative Drainage in 2011 working alongside Jayne in assisting and supporting the company. She has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge within the drainage industry over many years progressing into the role of operations manager. She deals with the day to day running of the office, operations and accounts. In her spare time she enjoys spoiling her 6 nieces and nephews.

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