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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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Lucas Profinish please nurse

2nd September 2019

Lucas has won an important decorating package at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in Central London. The historic building is undergoing a major refurbishment which the College calls “Project Transform”. The main contractor on the project is Wates Construction.

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New makeover for the Lucas Innovation Centre

30th August 2019

Lucas has made a further investment in its ground-breaking Innovation Centre at Lucas HQ, in time for the launch of a new generation of exciting coatings and finishes. Lucas has given the Innovation Centre a sparkling makeover to showcase its latest ideas that help clients, architects, designers and specifiers visualise stunning, innovative solutions for their new developments.

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Lucas Becomes Carbon Neutral

28th August 2019

Lucas has commissioned a specialist environmental appraisal firm to measure the company’s carbon footprint and has subsequently offset this to become carbon neutral. The appraisal covered all the company’s activities at HQ and out on site for the calendar year 2018 and Lucas’s total equivalent carbon dioxide emissions came to 117.77 tonnes. That’s equivalent to 3.93 tonnes per £million of turnover.

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Plamen’s big swim for the British Lung Foundation

21st August 2019

Lucas contracts manager Plamen Valchanov is taking the plunge in the Serpentine to raise money for the British Lung Foundation (BLF). He will swim a full lap of the lake (that’s one mile) in London’s Hyde Park in September as part of Swim Serpentine, a one day open water swimming festival organised for Children with Cancer UK.

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Lucas Wins for Service Excellence

12th August 2019

Lucas are proud to receive the group award for Service Excellence at Greenwich Square. This award comes in quick succession after Lucas site manager Danny Filipov was also recognised for a Health and Safety award last week. Some points highlighted in the service excellence criteria are to take a proactive approach when completing QA on the BIM system, accurately recording and closing out snagging, holding regular high-quality toolbox talks to educate operatives and reduce snags, and to work collaboratively with the Mace team to improve quality.

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Lucas Site Manager Danny Filipov Wins for Health and Safety

9th August 2019

Lucas site manager Danny Filipov has been recognised as Health and Safety Supervisor of the Month for his excellent work and diligence at Greenwich Square. This news comes as Lucas passes a fantastic milestone of 2.7 million workhours RIDDOR free and maintains an accident frequency rate of 0.00.

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The Lucas Way is the way to go

29th July 2019

Lucas is launching a major new internal initiative to ensure an extra focus is made by all team members that will help drive an excellent service in all parts of the business and fuel a continual improvement programme. The initiative is called The Lucas Way and it brings together all the programmes launched by the company in recent years under one simple approach that can be clearly monitored and ensure top level performance.

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Lucas wins first ever Construction News award for Outstanding Contribution to Construction

12th July 2019

Lucas is proud and privileged to have won the first ever Construction News Award for Outstanding Contribution to Construction. This new award was presented last night to the company at the Construction News Awards 2019 held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel.

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