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Lucas carries out new lung testing session for site workers

22nd February 2019

Lucas has organised and funded a major lung testing session for site workers with the help of the British Lung Foundation (BLF). The medical tests were carried out by specialist respiratory nurses in facilities we set up at Goodman’s Fields in the City, one of our major residential painting projects for Berkeley Homes.

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Lucas again shortlisted for the National Technology Awards 2019

20th February 2019

Last May Lucas was thrilled to announce that we had won the first ever National Technology Award for Manufacturing or Construction Technology. We were recognised for the way we embraced new technologies and developed them for our own area of construction. Well, we are delighted to learn that we have again been shortlisted for the same award this year.

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Driving the future: On board with McLaren

18th February 2019

Lucas is delighted and proud to reveal that our corporate brand will be emblazoned on this season’s new McLaren F1 MCL34 race car. We are currently enjoying our third term and seventh year with McLaren and now we have upped the pace. Lucas is now one of McLaren’s Official Partners that will see Lucas on the side of the latest race car for the 2019 F1 race season.

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Lucas returns to Wandsworth Riverside Quarter

15th February 2019

Lucas painting teams have returned to the major residential development on the banks of the River Thames at Wandsworth now known as the Riverside Quarter to carry out a substantial decorations package for the third phase of this prestigious development. Riverside Quarter is a sought after residential complex overlooking The Thames and Fulham’s famous Hurlingham Club, incorporating parks and gardens, retail and commercial spaces as well as a gym and swimming pool complex.

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Lucas wins fourth contract at Southbank Place

12th February 2019

Lucas has won another major decorating package at Southbank Place, the £1bn mixed use development underway in Central London between Waterloo Station and the River Thames and incorporating the former listed Shell Centre. Our latest project, the fourth on this site, is a 28 storey residential tower where we will deliver a complete general decorations package for 301 apartments – walls, ceilings, skirting boards and bathrooms. Our teams will also paint all communal areas in the building and apply specialist coatings to back of house areas.

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Lucas’s commitment to continuous improvement sees introduction of new innovation culture programme

1st February 2019

Lucas’s long-held commitment to continually improving its business performance sees the introduction of a new innovation culture programme to all employees and operatives across the group. Plan–Do–Check–Act or the PDCA cycle is a well-established way of encouraging new ideas, testing them out and introducing better business practices for continually improving performance.

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Lucas plans launch of new ready-to-use accommodation pods

25th January 2019

A new year and Lucas is planning the launch in Spring of a new style of sustainably prefabricated accommodation pods branded “TOTO” – Think Outside The Ordinary. We already have a strong track record with Lucas Offsite, manufacturing bathroom pods that can be inserted straight into new build projects. Now we plan to launch the “TOTO” range of accommodation pods, ready-to-use spaces sustainably built and solar powered to keep running costs low.

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Lucas is fast approaching a fully-fledged digital operating system

22nd January 2019

Lucas has almost completed its behind-the-scenes transformation into a fully operational digital company. We are at the forefront of developing and exploiting app technologies and progressing our 2020 digital strategy towards running operations on just four apps, making us leaner and more efficient.

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Lucas Updates Headquarters for British Lung Foundation

17th January 2019

A fit out and finishing team from Lucas worked every weekend throughout September on a pro bono basis to create a smart, new look to the London headquarters of the British Lung Foundation (BLF).

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Lucas awarded four star rating in Considerate Constructors Scheme

18th December 2018

Lucas is thrilled to be awarded a four star Considerate Constructors Scheme certificate, our first since taking part in this national scheme that is designed to raise standards across all major construction sites. The CCS scheme judges companies’ on site performance in the areas of working appearance, attitude to the local community around sites, environmental and safety measures and considerations, and the value place on the workforce.

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