Archive - Now to 2016

Lucas scoops core package at The Whiteley

25th November 2021

Lucas has won an important basement and core painting package at The Whiteley, the famous former Bayswater department store now undergoing a £1 bn restoration and redevelopment. The façade and grand entrance of the Grade II listed building are being restored, and the full Foster + Partners-designed complex will contain 139 apartments and townhouses, 20 new shops and restaurants in a central courtyard, a cinema, a large-scale gym, and a Six Senses hotel and spa - the first in Britain - with 110 rooms and a social wellness club.

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Lucas flys in to “Gotham City”

23rd November 2021

Lucas has secured another important painting package in the City of London. We have sent in our painting teams to 40 Leadenhall Street, a complex new office building with multiple amenity spaces, also known as “Gotham City” and situated in the heart of the insurance district. Its northern core rises in steps to a height of 34 storeys, whilst the southern core also rises in steps up to 14 storeys. Architects Make say their design is reminiscent of the skyscrapers of early 20th century North America, and takes account of the cluster of striking tall buildings nearby.

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Lucas’s new technologies boost heritage refurbishment at Battersea Power Station

2nd November 2021

Lucas’s investment in new technologies and the latest laboratory facilities at Lucas HQ is paying dividends for our specialist work at Battersea Power Station. A heritage refurbishment team has been deployed there to bring back to life two former control rooms and the original art deco directors’ entrance, staircase and reception area.

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Lucas creates new product testing area for Hearst UK

1st November 2021

A fit out team from Lucas has created a smart new product testing area within the West End offices of the leading premium content and experience business, Hearst UK. Hearst UK publishes 22 brands including Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health and Cosmopolitan. Lucas focused on re-working the beauty and skincare testing space at the Good Housekeeping Institute at St Anne’s Court Soho.

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Lucas wins special “Leadership in the pandemic” award from Construction News

20th October 2021

Lucas has scooped a special “Leadership in the pandemic” award at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2021 held last night in central London. This is a special editor’s award recognising the huge response by the industry to meet the challenges brought on by Covid-19. Every company shortlisted in all the awards categories last night was automatically entered for this award and we are hugely surprised and proud to have won it.

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Lucas achieves ISO 45001, the global standard for occupational health and safety

27th September 2021

Lucas’s commitment to maintaining the highest levels of health and safety for our operatives has been recognised with the award of ISO 45001, the global standard for the physical and mental well-being of the workforce. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) is the Geneva-based independent, non-government organisation that sets global standards in the fields of management systems, environmental best practice and now occupational health and safety standards.

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Lucas wins “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry” accolade from Construction News

16th September 2021

Lucas is immensely proud to win the Construction News Award 2021 for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry. This is a new award and forms part of Construction News’ 150 years celebrations. The magazine said that looking back over its history it wanted to celebrate a company that has achieved great things since it opened for business. One that demonstrated a sustained commitment to making the industry a better, safer, more efficient, more welcoming, more professional or happier place, as well as achieving things never thought possible.

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Lucas shortlisted for the Building Awards 2021

3rd September 2021

We have been shortlisted for the Digital Construction category of the Building Awards 2021. The judges for Building magazine have recognised our commitment to introducing the latest technologies into our fit out and finishing operations.

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Lucas lands heritage finishing package in St James’s

2nd September 2021

Lucas has won an exciting finishing project at 78 St James’s Street, a prime refurbishment and development of a Georgian Grade II* listed building in London’s West End clubland. The façade and main building is being carefully maintained and refurbished and a new Grade A office building with a large atrium built behind it.

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Lucas wins major painting package at n2 Victoria

17th August 2021

Lucas has secured a major painting package at the n2 building in Victoria, part of the complex Nova development opposite Victoria Station. We are already on site delivering a design and build fit out of a dramatic reception entrance for the 16-storey office building. And we previously completed a series of important packages in the adjacent Nova Building including building, fitting out and finishing 21 luxury penthouses.

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