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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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Lucas passes three million hours safe working milestone

4th February 2020

Lucas is immensely proud to announce that we have now passed three million hours of safe working without a reportable accident or incident. Health and safety is an absolute priority at Lucas. It is embedded in our culture across the company and on all our operational sites. It is now five and a half years since we reported a RIDDOR incident to the Health and Safety Executive.

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Lucas scoops central London super fit out project

18th January 2020

Lucas has been appointed the principal contractor for a super fit out project in central London. This means the Lucas fit out team will once again take full responsibility for the management and delivery of an important London fit out and finishing development. The new project is at Princes House, Kingsway in central London between Holborn and the Strand. The grand 1920s neo-classical building is currently occupied on levels 5-7 with existing apartments.

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Lucas Shortlisted for Construction News Specialist Awards

25th November 2019

Lucas is delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted in three categories of the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020. The shortlistings include the Finishing and Fit Out Specialist of the Year, which is the award we won last year, the first time this category was recognised in the specialists awards.

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Now Lucas top scores for environmental performance at 22 Bishopsgate

12th November 2019

Lucas has won the November “Robin Award” for best environmental performance at the 62-storey building Twentytwo, at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London. The award reflects a 100% score and comes after the Lucas team also topped the contractors’ quality league table and the Health and Safety table at the same site earlier this year.

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Lucas Tops Health & Safety League at Southbank Place

22nd October 2019

Lucas teams deployed at Southbank Place have topped the league for safe working on this huge development site in Central London between Waterloo Station and the River Thames. Lucas places the highest priority on the safety of its operatives out on site, with the Lucas Site App and Lucas Team App playing a major part in our safe working culture.

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Lucas awarded 4.5 star rating by the Considerate Constructors Scheme

14th October 2019

Lucas has pushed on up to a 4.5 star rating awarded by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), up from a 4 star rating achieved in our first year membership of the scheme last year. The scheme’s monitors visited Lucas headquarters and two of our sites on the Greenwich Peninsula and at Battersea Power Station. They comprehensively score in five key areas – care about appearance, respect for the community, protection of the environment, securing the safety of colleagues, and valuing our workforce.

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Tour the world of Lucas

2nd October 2019

Lucas issues a warm welcome to visitors to its Wrotham HQ with the launch of a tour programme specially assembled for clients, designers, architects, specifiers and construction professionals. The tour opens up a world of possibilities in fit out and finishing. The ground-breaking Lucas Innovation Centre showcases a wealth of colours and textured surfaces and features the launch of a new generation of exciting coatings and finishes.

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Lucas holds inaugural quarterly awards

26th September 2019

Lucas last night held its first quarterly awards aimed at maintaining the highest levels of safety, quality, innovation and lean working throughout the company. Senior construction manager Justas Januscevicius won the top “Pushing Boundaries” award. Justas was praised for going above and beyond the call of duty, for always being available to clients, for bringing new ideas to the table and putting feedback into action.

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