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Lucas shortlisted for inaugural “Outstanding Contribution to Construction” award

18th March 2019

Lucas is delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted for Construction News’ first ever Outstanding Contribution to Construction award. This new award is part of the main Construction News awards taking place later this year and is only open to those companies who were shortlisted for the Construction News Specialist Awards 2019, which are announced later this month.

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Constructing Excellence shortlists Lucas for two awards

15th March 2019

Further great news on the awards front for Lucas with a first time shortlisting for the Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards 2019 in two categories for the London and South East region. We have been shortlisted for both the innovation award and the health, safety and wellbeing award.

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Lucas ProStore launched

14th March 2019

To coincide with the start of the 2019 F1 season, Lucas has launched its new online shop, Lucas ProStore, which is being promoted to a world-wide audience via our McLaren Racing partnership. The new store allows customers around the world to own a select range of high quality, innovative tools and products developed by the Lucas technology team based at our R&D facility at UK headquarters.

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Lucas to launch ground-breaking on-line magazine show

13th March 2019

Lucas is launching a fortnightly magazine style show on-line covering a wide range of topics from construction and business generally. This is thought to be a first for the industry. The Lucas Show will be produced and directed by the highly experienced television producer Daniel Markham who is currently the series producer of BBC’s The One Show and who has 20 years’ experience working on television shows for the BBC and independent production companies. He joins Lucas as creative director in April.

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Lucas surges into the top ten Best in Business

26th February 2019

Successful growth at Lucas has propelled us into tenth place in the Best in Business 2018-19 list of successful mid-size companies across Surrey, Sussex and Kent. This new sales growth report has been compiled by the accountancy firm BDO in collaboration with the mid-market private equity firm LDC.

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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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