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Lucas passes another safe working milestone

15th March 2021

Lucas is very proud to announce that we have now passed three and a half million hours of safe working without a reportable accident or incident. We have not had to report a RIDDOR incident to the Health and Safety Executive for six and a half years.

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Lucas awarded Certificate of Excellence by the Considerate Constructors Scheme

11th March 2021

Lucas has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) for the year to March 2021. This is the scheme’s seal of approval for construction companies maintaining excellent standards on site in five key areas – care about appearance, respect for the community, protection of the environment, securing the safety of colleagues, and valuing their workforce.

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Lucas scoops new Paddington Square fit out package

10th February 2021

Lucas has won another important package at Paddington Square, the new workspace, shopping and dining quarter in London's Paddington. The back of house fit out package extends across basements, ground and first floor levels. It includes multiple toilets, shower and changing room facilities for cyclists, and the fit out of security rooms, facility manager’s offices and kitchen areas.

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Lucas tops Marble Arch Place safety league

4th February 2021

The Lucas team undertaking a major decorations package at Marble Arch Place has topped the health and safety league table of 27 different contractors working on site. We scored a maximum 5/5 across eight separately judged health and safety disciplines from toolbox talks and health and safety meetings to personal protective equipment (PPE) and supervisor safe starts. Many congratulations are well deserved by our site manager there, Ivaylo Tachev, and the whole Lucas team.

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Lucas secures first painting package at Finsbury Tower

11th January 2021

Lucas has won a major painting package at Finsbury Tower, a comprehensive rebuild and refurbishment of an existing 1960s 16-storey office block and podium building near Old Street to the north of the City. We will be deploying a team to carry out the shell and core works which will also include the application of specialist coatings to all back of house areas and associated plant rooms and stores.

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Lucas donates 10,000 litres of hand sanitizer to a variety of good causes

21st December 2020

Lucas is donating some 10,000 litres of its alcohol-free hand sanitizer to a range of very grateful recipients – schools, wild animal parks and a world-renowned historic motor museum. Earlier this year as part of our “Stop the spread” initiative we switched over our manufacturing capabilities to designing and making hand wash stations, and sourced a continuous supply of alcohol-free sanitizer, independently tested and certified to the internationally recognised EN1500 standard.

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Lucas and Dulux donate 160 hand wash stations to Barchester Healthcare

11th December 2020

Lucas and Dulux, partners in the True Colours good causes campaign, have donated 160 hand wash stations to Barchester Healthcare, a UK wide operator of nearly 200 care homes. The wash stations are fully supplied with Lucas’s alcohol-free hand sanitizer. Dulux has generously agreed to donate £8,000 to Lucas’s main charitable partner, the British Lung Foundation (BLF), for the hand wash stations.

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Lucas retains star rating under the Considerate Constructors Scheme

30th November 2020

Lucas has retained its 4.5 star rating for 2020 awarded by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), in the third year of our membership of the scheme. The scheme’s monitors checked our operations and practices at Lucas headquarters and for two of our sites at Shard Place and 22 Bishopsgate. These are two exceptional new developments of residential and office space respectively.

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Lucas powers ahead at Battersea

23rd November 2020

Lucas has won a major residential painting package in the redevelopment of the wider area around Battersea Power Station. This latest win for the Lucas team is to paint a total of 308 residential units. They range from studios and 1-3 bedroom apartments, to townhouses and duplex penthouses in two distinctive, 15-storey buildings forming part of Prospect Place.

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Lucas wins national award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme

20th November 2020

Lucas has won a Considerate Constructors Scheme National Supplier Award. The award is made to qualifying companies taking part in CCS inspected sites around the country. The award states “This company has shown the highest levels of consideration towards the public, its workforce and the environment through adhering to the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice.” It adds “Lucas has played a fundamental role in raising standards in construction and is a credit to the industry.” 2020 National Company and Supplier Award winners are selected from the top performing registered companies and suppliers monitored by CCS inspectors between August 2019 and July 2020.

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