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Lucas Volunteers Help to Regenerate the KIDS’ Hackney Adventure Playground

10th December 2018

Lucas is proud to have undertaken all of the painting and decorating on a voluntary project lead by Mace to regenerate the KIDS’ Adventure Playground in Spring Lane, London. This was all part of a larger effort involving over one hundred operatives across various trades. KIDS’ are a national charity which have been running for almost fifty years and provide key support for disabled children, young people and their families from birth up to the age of twenty-five.

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Lucas Team Wins Safety Award at The Atlas Building

6th December 2018

The Lucas team undertaking coatings and decorative packages at The Atlas Building, a distinctive tall residential building in the City Road, Clerkenwell in the heart of “Tech City”, has just won the November site health and safety award from the main contractor Mace. Lucas Site Manager Krzysztof Kapelko and the Lucas contracts manager Pawel Chruscinski received the award on behalf of the Lucas team.

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Southbank Place Site Managers Win Safety Award

4th December 2018

The Lucas site management team at Southbank Place has been recognised by our client Canary Wharf Contractors for its high standards of site safety during the third quarter of the year. The three managers - Keith Wootton, Naz Hristozov and Tod Boiadjiev – were presented with a £1,000 cheque today which will be shared across the Lucas on site team.

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Lucas Scoops New Project in Shard Place

3rd December 2018

Lucas has won the full decorations package for Shard Place, a 26-storey residential development located alongside The Shard and The News Building, which marks the third phase of the 2.5 million sq ft regeneration of Shard Quarter. Shard Place will deliver 176 private residential apartments of varied configuration including studio and one, two and three bedroom apartments.

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Lucas Scoops New City Project for Berkeley Homes

30th November 2018

Lucas has won a major decorations package for a super new residential development in the City for Berkeley Homes. The new project is Goodman’s Fields, close by Aldgate, and will be a stylish new mixed-use urban quarter of over 1000 residential units across 7 acres with shops and restaurants, public realm and two acres of landscaped gardens. The development will eventually comprise six slender towers around a main plaza.

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Lucas Scoops Main Decorations Package at 1 Crown Place

30th November 2018

Lucas has won the main painting package at 1 Crown Place, a complex new build and restoration project underway on the northern edge of the City of London. This is a mixed use development with two residential towers of 29 and 33 storeys, a new six storey podium building, and the refurbishment of older buildings including a wonderful terrace of Georgian houses.

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Lucas Shortlisted for New Construction News Specialist Awards 2019

29th November 2018

Lucas is thrilled to learn that we have been shortlisted in the Construction News Specialist Awards 2019 in the brand new category of Finishing and Fit Out. Our entry setting out some of our achievements this year and the great projects we’ve finished and started has taken us through the first round of the judging process. We would like to think our consistent introduction of new technologies to our operations which saw us win the National Technology Award this year for manufacturing and construction also counted in our favour.

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Lucas Offers Free Lung Testing at Greenwich Peninsular in Partnership with the British Lung Foundation

22nd November 2018

With around 10,000 people diagnosed with lung disease every day, and the prevalence of respiratory hazards in the construction industry, Lucas are proud to have recently offered free lung tests at Greenwich Peninsular in partnership with the British Lung Foundation. This was a worthy exercise to raise awareness and to also encourage early identification of possible lung conditions; with 33 operatives choosing to speak to smoking cessation services and 8 being referred to their general practitioner for further investigation.

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Lucas Quarter 4 Safety Award Winners Georgi Stoychev & Radi Mitev

20th November 2018

We’re incredibly proud to announce our Quarter Four Safety Award winners as Georgi Stoychev and Radi Mitev for their exemplary approach to all aspects of health and safety on site. Georgi is a Logistics Operator at Chelsea Barracks and was nominated for his attention to onsite logistics which leads to good practice and risk reduction on site. This involves safe stacking, arrangement of materials and walkways. Radi is an operative at Camden Lock who was nominated for his punctuality, thoroughness and dedication to his work. He is a good example to the team and demonstrates a good understanding and culture in health and safety.

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Lucas placed 5th in this year’s Kent MegaGrowth 50

7th November 2018

Lucas has moved up the rankings to 5th place in this year’s Kent MegaGrowth 50 league table organised by the KM Media Group in Kent. The league table was unveiled at a special business breakfast in Maidstone today and is based on the turnover growth of Kent’s private companies reported over the last three years.

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