Latest news

Plamen’s big swim for the British Lung Foundation

21st August 2019

Lucas contracts manager Plamen Valchanov is taking the plunge in the Serpentine to raise money for the British Lung Foundation (BLF). He will swim a full lap of the lake (that’s one mile) in London’s Hyde Park in September as part of Swim Serpentine, a one day open water swimming festival organised for Children with Cancer UK.

Read more

Lucas Wins for Service Excellence

12th August 2019

Lucas are proud to receive the group award for Service Excellence at Greenwich Square. This award comes in quick succession after Lucas site manager Danny Filipov was also recognised for a Health and Safety award last week. Some points highlighted in the service excellence criteria are to take a proactive approach when completing QA on the BIM system, accurately recording and closing out snagging, holding regular high-quality toolbox talks to educate operatives and reduce snags, and to work collaboratively with the Mace team to improve quality.

Read more

Lucas Site Manager Danny Filipov Wins for Health and Safety

9th August 2019

Lucas site manager Danny Filipov has been recognised as Health and Safety Supervisor of the Month for his excellent work and diligence at Greenwich Square. This news comes as Lucas passes a fantastic milestone of 2.7 million workhours RIDDOR free and maintains an accident frequency rate of 0.00.

Read more

The Lucas Way is the way to go

29th July 2019

Lucas is launching a major new internal initiative to ensure an extra focus is made by all team members that will help drive an excellent service in all parts of the business and fuel a continual improvement programme. The initiative is called The Lucas Way and it brings together all the programmes launched by the company in recent years under one simple approach that can be clearly monitored and ensure top level performance.

Read more

Lucas wins first ever Construction News award for Outstanding Contribution to Construction

12th July 2019

Lucas is proud and privileged to have won the first ever Construction News Award for Outstanding Contribution to Construction. This new award was presented last night to the company at the Construction News Awards 2019 held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel. It is open only to finalists of the magazine’s specialist awards which Lucas won earlier this year in the Finishing and Fit Out category.

Read more

Lucas links with US 3D printing specialist

21st June 2019

Lucas has formed a collaboration with Stratasys, a global 3D printing specialist, giving us a rapid prototyping ability to produce bespoke components, solve on-site construction problems and prevent project delays. We have built a 3D printing laboratory at Lucas HQ fitted with the latest Stratasys printing module allowing us to create detailed, complex and precise construction components in versatile materials on demand. The materials formulations give the components extreme strength or flexibility, and with Lucas’s technical capabilities, we can provide a full range of factory finishes to the components – plastic, wood, leather, metal, high gloss.

Read more

New initiative speeds residential project close out process

12th June 2019

Lucas is speeding up the residential project close out process and driving a zero defects approach as part of the company’s new “Concierge” initiative. Lucas close out teams will be issued with purpose-built, rubber wheeled mobile close out kits equipped with all the items necessary to speed up and ensure a high quality snagging procedure is completed.

Read more

Lucas tops quality league table at 22 Bishopsgate

10th June 2019

The Lucas team working at the 62-storey building Twentytwo, at 22 Bishopsgate in the City of London, has topped the contractors quality league table just weeks after being named top of the Health and Safety table at the same site. Lucas site manager Ivan Gazavov and the team are producing top quality, snag-free finishes to the shell and core, basement and back of house areas, and specialist coatings in the car park and on metal staircases and fire escapes throughout the building.

Read more

Lucas partners with German software specialist

22nd May 2019

Lucas has forged a partnership with the German construction project management software specialist Sablono that will enhance substantially the Lucas site app and our paperless management systems. Sablono is led by a team of software engineers who are specialists in construction. Their enhancement of the Lucas site app will allow us to “map” projects from the pre-start stage, and manage and fully document complex construction sequences with real time information straight to our operatives’ smartphones and tablets.

Read more

Danny Lucas joins AkzoNobel judging panel for Paint the Future start up challenge 2019

20th May 2019

Danny Lucas joined a nine-strong panel of expert judges for this year’s AkzoNobel challenge for new start-ups as part of the company’s Paint the Future programme. The international paint giant, whose brands include Dulux, holds a challenge for new companies wanting to collaborate in paints and coatings technologies to harness new ideas and help develop them into commercial realities.

Read more