Archive - Now to 2016

Lucas renews sponsorship of Asthma + Lung UK

24th March 2023

Lucas is delighted to announce our renewed sponsorship and partnership with Asthma + Lung UK. We have worked closely with the British Lung Foundation for the last five years before and after its 2020 merger with Asthma UK. We have long been aware of the sensitive nature of our work in construction and with paints and coatings especially. We were proud to be a founding partner of their Living Well Alliance and we are proud now to be their official construction industry partner.

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Back to school for Lucas at EdCity

23rd February 2023

Lucas is about to embark on another major project in the regeneration of White City after winning a comprehensive painting package for EdCity, a not-for-profit partnership between the education charity Ark and Hammersmith and Fulham Council. This latest project includes a new school called Ark White City Primary Academy co-located with an “OnSide” youth zone, an adult learning and skills centre, 132 affordable new homes, an 11 storey office building including basement, and improved community facilities.

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New health & safety award for Lucas site manager

17th February 2023

Lucas site manager Ivaylo Tachev is becoming something of a star. He has just picked up another health and safety management award for a major Multiplex project in Central London. He led the Lucas team to top the project’s safety league table twice last year and now he has received his own management award.

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Lucas launches its new Centre of Excellence and Innovation

6th February 2023

Lucas has launched its purpose built, stand-alone Centre of Excellence and Innovation situated alongside Lucas HQ in Wrotham, Kent. The new multi-function complex includes our very own “future lab” for enhancing our sector-leading training and research and development programmes, as well as facilitating our growing collaborative partnership and consultancy activities with other forward-thinking companies to create innovations in fit out and finishing.

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Lucas scoops another project win at Television Centre

25th January 2023

A Lucas team will be returning to the familiar site of Television Centre in west London after winning the main decorations package for Plot H in phase two of the redevelopment of the former BBC television headquarters. Two new 8-storey residential blocks to be known as Macfarlane Place are being built on what was previously the BBC’s multi-storey car park on Wood Lane. There will be a total of 142 affordable one, two and three bedroom apartments along with retail and some public realm spaces.

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Market shout out for Lucas at Leadenhall

4th January 2023

Lucas has kicked off 2023 on the front foot winning an important City painting package for Multiplex. We are starting work at One Leadenhall, a new office development on the corner of Leadenhall and Gracechurch Street and adjacent to the Grade II* listed Leadenhall Market which sits on the site of the ancient Roman Forum.

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Lucas joins the smart set in Berkeley Square

19th December 2022

Not white tie and tails but hard hats and personal protective equipment for the Lucas team heading for Berkeley Square next month, because we have been selected for the first new build in this iconic Mayfair location for over 20 years.

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A major upgrade for Lucas in Covent Garden

16th December 2022

Lucas will soon be helping to deliver a landmark building upgrade in Covent Garden. 90 Long Acre is a significant late 1970s “Brutalist” commercial building originally designed by renowned architect Richard Seifert. It is now being comprehensively refurbished and upgraded with elements of new build to create a modern office complex with ground level retail units and public realm space that will integrate it with the surrounding area.

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Sustainability the key to Worship Square

12th December 2022

Lucas has secured an important commercial painting win at Worship Square on the northern edge of the City for a new, 10 storey workspace development that has impressive sustainability targets, designed to achieve NABERS 5.5* as well as BREEAM Outstanding. The new build by international workspace provider HB Reavis (see link below) will deliver 140,000 sq ft of office, retail and amenity space resulting in a highly sustainable working environment.

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“Lights, camera, action!” - Lucas

5th December 2022

Lucas is about to strut its stuff at Shepperton Studios in south west London where a major expansion programme is underway. New facilities are being built across three plots as part of the long term expansion plans between the studios owned by the Pinewood Group and Netflix that will eventually see production capacity double at the historic film site.

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