Archive - 2010 to 2006

New ownership structure at S. Lucas Group

23rd November 2010

As part of the continued succession plans for S. Lucas Group an internal MBO has just been completed which sees Sam Lucas passing over his controlling stake of the business to Managing Director Danny Lucas. Danny has been working for the company for nearly 30 years and becomes Chairman and Managing Director.

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Checking out of the Savoy Hotel

4th November 2010

Lucas Fit Out has completed a programme of specialist refurbishment and finishing work at London’s famous Savoy Hotel. The demanding 8½ week programme was part of the completion of the major £220 million, three-year refurbishment programme of the whole hotel, which is managed by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

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S. Lucas wins first Shard decorations package

22nd October 2010

Specialist painting contractor S. Lucas has been awarded the “shell and core” decorations package by Mace for the Shard of Glass 310 meter-tall tower being built at London Bridge. The contract valued at almost £1 million requires the painting and decorating of all basement and core back-of- house areas such as corridors, perimeter walls and columns, staircases and lift lobbies as well as base painting for certain public areas.

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A carousel of contracts at Heathrow

30th September 2010

Lucas Fit Out is increasing its scope of works at Heathrow with a series of contracts that will see the expansion and complete overhaul of the baggage reclaim halls at Terminal 4, part of the overall upgrading of the terminal by the British Airports Authority.

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On cloud nine

12th September 2010

Lucas has completed a complex and delicate painting project on a new road bridge being constructed in East London, part of the transport network for the Olympic Park. The new Angel Lane bridge for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians connects The Stratford Centre with the Olympic Park.

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S. Lucas re-launches Muralplast surface treatments

12th August 2010

S. Lucas is re-launching the famous Muralplast surface treatment brand with a comprehensive range of advanced coatings and protective finishes for every type of internal and external surface. Muralplast has been a leading name in specialist coatings for building and interior protection and decoration since the 1960s.

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S. Lucas Group awarded top international environmental standard - Group companies achieve ISO 140001

2nd August 2010

The S. Lucas group has been awarded the ISO 140001 certificate of top environmental performance after a stringent period spent developing our environmental management systems and having them put through a rigorous appraisal by external assessors.

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Solving a difficult problem at Senate House

22nd July 2010

S. Lucas’s spray painting experience has been called upon by project manager Jacobs Engineering to deal with a difficult problem at Senate House in Central London. This 19-storey landmark building in Bloomsbury is the administrative centre of the University of London.

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S. Lucas achieves top credit rating

6th July 2010

Credit ratings agency Dun & Bradstreet has awarded S. Lucas its top credit rating. The company has been awarded a “D & B Rating 1” which the agency says puts us in the top 15% of all UK companies. It describes our low credit risk as a “fantastic accomplishment” in the current economic climate.

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S. Lucas achieves Contract Partner status with Dulux

14th June 2010

S. Lucas has become a Dulux Trade Contract Partner. This certified status means we have been independently assessed as a quality assured painting contractor.

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