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Lucas Shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Awards

25th November 2019

Lucas is delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted in three categories of the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020. The shortlistings include the Finishing and Fit Out Specialist of the Year, which is the award we won last year, the first time this category was recognised in the specialists awards.

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Now Lucas top scores for environmental performance at 22 Bishopsgate

12th November 2019

Lucas has won the November “Robin Award” for best environmental performance at the 62-storey building Twentytwo, at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London. The award reflects a 100% score and comes after the Lucas team also topped the contractors’ quality league table and the Health and Safety table at the same site earlier this year.

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Lucas Tops Health & Safety League at Southbank Place

22nd October 2019

Lucas teams deployed at Southbank Place have topped the league for safe working on this huge development site in Central London between Waterloo Station and the River Thames. Lucas places the highest priority on the safety of its operatives out on site, with the Lucas Site App and Lucas Team App playing a major part in our safe working culture.

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Lucas awarded 4.5 star rating by the Considerate Constructors Scheme

14th October 2019

Lucas has pushed on up to a 4.5 star rating awarded by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), up from a 4 star rating achieved in our first year membership of the scheme last year. The scheme’s monitors visited Lucas headquarters and two of our sites on the Greenwich Peninsula and at Battersea Power Station. They comprehensively score in five key areas – care about appearance, respect for the community, protection of the environment, securing the safety of colleagues, and valuing our workforce.

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Tour the world of Lucas

2nd October 2019

Lucas issues a warm welcome to visitors to its Wrotham HQ with the launch of a tour programme specially assembled for clients, designers, architects, specifiers and construction professionals. The tour opens up a world of possibilities in fit out and finishing. The ground-breaking Lucas Innovation Centre showcases a wealth of colours and textured surfaces and features the launch of a new generation of exciting coatings and finishes.

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Lucas holds inaugural quarterly awards

26th September 2019

Lucas last night held its first quarterly awards aimed at maintaining the highest levels of safety, quality, innovation and lean working throughout the company. Senior construction manager Justas Januscevicius won the top “Pushing Boundaries” award. Justas was praised for going above and beyond the call of duty, for always being available to clients, for bringing new ideas to the table and putting feedback into action.

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Starring role in the US for the Lucas Profinish brush

20th September 2019

Lucas has fulfilled its largest ever order for the Profinish brush following a global search by the Journeyman and Apprentices Association of America for the perfect professional gift for graduating student painting apprentices. The call came through from Jed Hartley who runs the Regional Training Center for the Association covering Oregon and South West Washington.

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New 3D printing laboratory comes on stream

13th September 2019

The first fruits of Lucas’s investment in the latest 3D printing technologies are now apparent with two early important commissions. Our collaboration with global 3D printing specialist Stratasys gives us rapid prototyping capabilities to produce bespoke components, design new elements, solve on-site construction problems and prevent project delays.

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Lucas feels the power at Battersea

11th September 2019

Lucas has secured a major role in the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, the iconic Grade II* listed building at the heart of the complete regeneration of this quarter of south London. Last year Lucas deployed a fit out team to the site for Construction Manager, Mace, to complete a complex programme of temporary accommodation works to cater for over 2,000 construction workers delivering Phase 2 of this huge mixed use development.

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Bright young things join Lucas

10th September 2019

Lucas has been making every effort to interest young people and bring them into the construction industry. It is why we invested in our new Visitor and Learning Centre and welcomed in schools and other visitors during Open Doors week, and why we tried to forge strong links with further education colleges across the country. Well, we are delighted to have recruited four new youngsters in recent months to our head office team and pleased that they are all settling in well.

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