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Lucas embarks on major City decorations package at Finsbury Square

26th May 2020

Lucas painting teams are about to start work on a major redecorations package at City Gate House in Finsbury Square in the City of London. The building has been completely refurbished and remodelled. It is the former offices and studios of Bloomberg which moved to a newly built City headquarters and on which Lucas also played a key role.

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Lucas wins new marketing suite build in the City

21st May 2020

A Lucas fit out team will soon be creating another distinctive marketing suite for a new development in the City. This latest project is for the 50-storey 8 Bishopsgate Tower, a mixed-use development under construction on the corner of Bishopsgate and Leadenhall Street. Our team is tasked with creating a distinctive space on the ground floor, reforming internal walls and taking out a number of services. We will be installing new air conditioning then blacking out all remaining services and installing an adaptable tracked lighting system.

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Lucas to support the British Lung Foundation in its post-coronavirus initiatives

5th May 2020

Lucas has partnered with the British Lung Foundation (BLF) to help fund its forward plans to support people whose lung health is affected by Covid-19 or who are at greater risk of Covid-19. The lung disease charity recognises the immediate need to support people who experience breathing difficulties after COVID. Which is why along with Asthma UK they have launched the post-COVID HUB, a dedicated helpline and WhatsApp service.

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Lucas Hand Wash Stations

4th May 2020

Lucas has designed, developed and is now manufacturing prominent, free-standing hand wash stations for construction sites and elsewhere, as part of the battle to beat coronavirus and keep the industry working under the new operating guidelines. We have put in place manufacturing arrangements that ensure a continuous supply of our own 80% alcohol hand sanitizer which has been tested and certified to the internationally recognised EN1500 standard.

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Lucas races for McLaren in Bahrain

20th April 2020

A Lucas fit out team has pulled out all the stops to design, build and fit a bespoke catering and entertainment bar in superquick time for a new McLaren facility in Bahrain. A call came through from McLaren at Christmas that it needed our assistance for its new Regional Headquarters in the principality. We were asked to design a serving bar along the lines of the techbars we have built for the company on its Woking HQ campus.

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“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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