Archive - Now to 2016

“Stop the spread” initiative helps Lucas operations get back up and running

14th April 2020

The Lucas team is staying ahead of the game now that the Government has asked for construction operations in the UK to continue. Projects are beginning to re-start under new site operating procedures issued by the Construction Leadership Council, and Lucas has put in place a suite of special safety measures in response to the coronavirus emergency to get its operations back up and running.

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Lucas mobilises emergency coronavirus countermeasures to support its operatives

25th March 2020

Quick thinking by Lucas has secured a substantial supply of thermometers and Lucas branded hand sanitizers to keep our teams of operatives healthy and safe out on site during the current coronavirus emergency We asked our laboratory technicians to turn their attention from new paint formulations to analysing sanitizer formulations, and secure raw materials in order for us to manufacture major supplies of our own hand sanitizers.

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Lucas Shortlisted for Digital Construction Excellence Award

11th March 2020

Lucas is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Digital Construction Excellence category for the Construction News Awards 2020. The news comes as we approach the grand final of the Construction News Specialist Awards held at the end of the month, where we’re honoured to have been shortlisted for three categories: Finishing & Fit Out Specialist of the Year, Health, Safety & Wellbeing Excellence and Digital Construction Excellence.

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Lucas scoops Marble Arch project

27th February 2020

Lucas has won a major decorations package for an exciting new development at Marble Arch Place, on the corner of this London landmark by Hyde Park and Mayfair. Marble Arch Place is a new mixed-use scheme for Almacantar and the Portman Estate and will create a striking new gateway to the West End when completed in 2020. The main contractor is Multiplex.

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Lucas scoops marketing suite super fit out for luxury Kensington development

26th February 2020

Lucas has secured a fast-track super fit out project to deliver an exceptional marketing suite for a luxury residential project in Kensington. Lancer Square is a rare development of 36 boutique apartments and penthouses being built at the heart of the Kensington Palace conservation area.

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Lucas secures key role in the redevelopment of Woking town centre

24th February 2020

Lucas has secured a major decorating package outside the M25 for an ambitious redevelopment of the town centre at Woking in Surrey. Our painting teams have started work on the complete decoration of 429 studio, one and two bedroom high specification apartments in two new tall towers of 34 and 30 storeys. The two towers are at the heart the redevelopment that will see a new Hilton Hotel, retail space anchored by Marks and Spencer, public plazas and new car parking.

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Breathing clean air at Battersea Power Station

7th February 2020

Lucas has carried out another major lung testing session for site workers with the help of the British Lung Foundation (BLF). We funded a team of specialist respiratory nurses to carry out medical tests in facilities we set up at Battersea Power Station, one of our biggest project sites where we are carrying out a series of decorating and historic refurbishment programmes.

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Lucas links with the University of Kent for “i-Teams” challenge

5th February 2020

Lucas has been invited to collaborate with the University of Kent and a group of 15 students to run an “i-Teams” challenge, an exercise that links university students with companies to develop solutions to real world business challenges. Lucas has set the students a practical challenge. To think of ways we can best utilise new technologies to build on our existing client relationships, and communicate with clients more effectively to drive a better customer experience.

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Lucas passes three million hours safe working milestone

4th February 2020

Lucas is immensely proud to announce that we have now passed three million hours of safe working without a reportable accident or incident. Health and safety is an absolute priority at Lucas. It is embedded in our culture across the company and on all our operational sites. It is now five and a half years since we reported a RIDDOR incident to the Health and Safety Executive.

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Lucas scoops central London super fit out project

18th January 2020

Lucas has been appointed the principal contractor for a super fit out project in central London. This means the Lucas fit out team will once again take full responsibility for the management and delivery of an important London fit out and finishing development. The new project is at Princes House, Kingsway in central London between Holborn and the Strand. The grand 1920s neo-classical building is currently occupied on levels 5-7 with existing apartments.

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