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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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Lucas scoops two category wins at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2020

18th November 2020

Fantastic news for the Lucas team with not one, but two, category award wins at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2020 held virtually yesterday. We won the Digital Construction Excellence category for our development and innovative use of apps in the day-to-day running of our operations, both at Lucas HQ and out on construction sites across London and the South East.

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Lucas secures another City tall building painting package

19th October 2020

Lucas has won another major painting package for a new City tower, a 50-storey office and retail development at 8 Bishopsgate. Painting teams are set to start work in the basement levels, applying specialist epoxy safety coatings to the floors and painting all the plant rooms and back of house areas. Then we will deploy up the tower as construction develops, painting all office and core walls, ceilings and joinery.

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Lucas shortlisted for two Building Awards 2020

6th October 2020

Lucas is proud to report we have been shortlisted in two categories of Building Magazine’s Awards 2020. We have secured a place on the shortlist for their Digital Construction Award, where the judges were impressed by our suite of apps that we developed to control the smooth running of our operations.

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Lucas wins Paddington Square painting package

5th October 2020

Lucas has secured a specialist painting package at Paddington Square, an 18-storey development, also known as the Paddington Cube, next to Paddington Station. A new Bakerloo Line booking hall forms part of the below ground development. Paddington Square is a mixed use development with four levels of retail spaces and restaurants, including a roof restaurant, along with quality offices.

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Nathalie Martens achieves Grad IOSH accreditation

5th October 2020

Lucas is delighted to announce that Nathalie Martens, a key member of our management team, has been granted her Grad IOSH accreditation from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Nathalie is our head of Business and Project Support and has been working closely with our Safety Director, Andrew Price, to ensure that the highest levels of safety, quality and environmental standards are maintained and improved right across our projects.

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“Performance Beyond Compliance” award for the Lucas team at London super fit out project

14th September 2020

Lucas is delighted to have been awarded a “Performance Beyond Compliance” rating for its team at Princes House Kingsway in Central London where we are the principal contractor undertaking a super fit out project. The award under the Considerate Constructors Scheme follows a detailed inspection of all aspects of our work at the site. It covers our care about the appearance of the site, our respect for the local community, the environmental protection measures we have put in place, our site safety and the value we show to our workforce there.

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Lucas builds marketing suite for Paddington Square development

21st July 2020

A fit out team from Lucas is completing a marketing suite for the West London development called Paddington Square. The 18-storey development, also known as the Paddington Cube, is a mixed use development of offices and four levels of retail spaces and restaurants (including a roof restaurant) next to Paddington Station. A new Bakerloo Line booking hall forms part of the below ground development.

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Lucas reduces its carbon footprint in 2019 by 20%

29th June 2020

Lucas has succeeded in meeting its pledge to reduce the company’s carbon emissions in 2019. A specialist environmental appraisal firm has measured the company’s carbon footprint for the second year running and our CO₂e emissions fell from an already encouraging level of just under 118 tonnes in 2018 down to 94 tonnes in 2019.

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