Archive - Now to 2016

Lucas’s Heritage experience boosted by new hire

23rd June 2021

Lucas’s considerable experience in completing major historic refurbishments is now boosted with the launch of a specialist Lucas Heritage unit headed by new hire Peter Hare, Director of Heritage. Peter is a specialist consultant in conservation, decoration and the decorative arts, with a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years on major heritage projects. He directed the gilding and arts team on the royal barge “Gloriana” that led the Thames flotilla for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

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Lucas joins founders beta testing mind fitness app Ownminder

14th June 2021

Lucas has joined a small group of construction companies to test and help develop a new mind fitness app called Ownminder. Ownminder is being developed by Dr Vanessa Moulton, a chartered psychologist and expert in the field of mind fitness and Tom Storey, a strategic consultant in the construction and property sector.

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Lucas shortlisted for two Construction News Awards 2021

10th June 2021

Great news for Lucas and our dedicated colleagues across the business. We have again been shortlisted for the Construction News Awards 2021. One shortlisting is in the Digital Construction Excellence category and reflects the continuing success we have had in developing our bespoke apps for running our operations.

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Lucas joins the British Irish Trade Alliance of like-minded companies.

2nd June 2021

Lucas has joined an international network of like-minded companies that value integrity, transparency, generosity and passion in their business dealings. The networking organisation is called the British Irish Trade Alliance (BITA) and Lucas has just hosted the inaugural meeting of its Kent Chapter with Danny Lucas joining the local Board.

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Lucas scoops second decorations contract at Wood Wharf

1st June 2021

Lucas has won a second painting package at Canary Wharf’s new neighbourhood, Wood Wharf, one of London’s largest privately-owned development sites. This new package is for a 14-storey mixed use building under construction at the 23 acre site in Docklands comprising a health club with swimming pools, a hotel and offices.

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Lucas Spaces launches its end-to-end service model

28th May 2021

A new initiative from Lucas has been launched bringing together a fully integrated fit out service offering. The Lucas Spaces business model incorporates conceptual design, budgetary and programme advice through to detailed design and project delivery giving a single point of contact capable of delivering large and small projects to a wide range of clients across multiple sectors.

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Lucas passes another safe working milestone

15th March 2021

Lucas is very proud to announce that we have now passed three and a half million hours of safe working without a reportable accident or incident. We have not had to report a RIDDOR incident to the Health and Safety Executive for six and a half years.

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Lucas scoops new Paddington Square fit out package

10th February 2021

Lucas has won another important package at Paddington Square, the new workspace, shopping and dining quarter in London's Paddington. The back of house fit out package extends across basements, ground and first floor levels. It includes multiple toilets, shower and changing room facilities for cyclists, and the fit out of security rooms, facility manager’s offices and kitchen areas.

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Lucas tops Marble Arch Place safety league

4th February 2021

The Lucas team undertaking a major decorations package at Marble Arch Place has topped the health and safety league table of 27 different contractors working on site. We scored a maximum 5/5 across eight separately judged health and safety disciplines from toolbox talks and health and safety meetings to personal protective equipment (PPE) and supervisor safe starts. Many congratulations are well deserved by our site manager there, Ivaylo Tachev, and the whole Lucas team.

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Lucas secures first painting package at Finsbury Tower

11th January 2021

Lucas has won a major painting package at Finsbury Tower, a comprehensive rebuild and refurbishment of an existing 1960s 16-storey office block and podium building near Old Street to the north of the City. We will be deploying a team to carry out the shell and core works which will also include the application of specialist coatings to all back of house areas and associated plant rooms and stores.

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