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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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Lucas secures key role in the redevelopment of Woking town centre

24th February 2020

Lucas has secured a major decorating package outside the M25 for an ambitious redevelopment of the town centre at Woking in Surrey. Our painting teams have started work on the complete decoration of 429 studio, one and two bedroom high specification apartments in two new tall towers of 34 and 30 storeys. The two towers are at the heart the redevelopment that will see a new Hilton Hotel, retail space anchored by Marks and Spencer, public plazas and new car parking.

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Breathing clean air at Battersea Power Station

7th February 2020

Lucas has carried out another major lung testing session for site workers with the help of the British Lung Foundation (BLF). We funded a team of specialist respiratory nurses to carry out medical tests in facilities we set up at Battersea Power Station, one of our biggest project sites where we are carrying out a series of decorating and historic refurbishment programmes.

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Lucas links with the University of Kent for “i-Teams” challenge

5th February 2020

Lucas has been invited to collaborate with the University of Kent and a group of 15 students to run an “i-Teams” challenge, an exercise that links university students with companies to develop solutions to real world business challenges. Lucas has set the students a practical challenge. To think of ways we can best utilise new technologies to build on our existing client relationships, and communicate with clients more effectively to drive a better customer experience.

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