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Lucas reduces its carbon footprint in 2019 by 20%

29th June 2020

Lucas has succeeded in meeting its pledge to reduce the company’s carbon emissions in 2019. A specialist environmental appraisal firm has measured the company’s carbon footprint for the second year running and our CO₂e emissions fell from an already encouraging level of just under 118 tonnes in 2018 down to 94 tonnes in 2019.

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Lucas secures first contract at Wood Wharf

22nd June 2020

Lucas has won a shell and core decorations package for a 13-storey office tower being built at Canary Wharf’s new district, Wood Wharf. Wood Wharf is one of London’s largest privately-owned development sites covering 23 acres. The masterplan is to provide up to 3,600 new homes, 2 million sq ft of quality office space, 350,000 sq ft of retail space and over nine acres of public spaces, squares and parks.

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Lucas completes specialist redecoration of Harley Street health and sports performance clinic

19th June 2020

A team of Lucas specialists has completed the urgent re-coating of a Harley Street clinic with a specialist antibacterial coating in time for its re-opening. The Centre for Health & Human Performance (CHHP) is a private clinic with an expert team treating clinical pre-operation patients, executives and fitness enthusiasts up to Olympic level athletes.

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Lucas supplies hand wash stations to Dulux Decorator Centre network

15th June 2020

Lucas is supplying some 240 Dulux Decorator Centres (DDCs) throughout the UK with its new, free-standing hand wash stations. The hand sanitizer dispensing stations are part of Lucas’s own “Stop the spread” initiative where in the last few weeks we have geared up to produce the dispensers for construction sites and other locations, and raise money for the British Lung Foundation at the same time.

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Lucas wins main painting package for luxury Kensington development

11th June 2020

Lucas has won the main painting contract at Lancer Square, a luxurious development of 36 boutique apartments and penthouses newly built in the Kensington Palace conservation area. The Lucas team will be applying special epoxy coatings and line markings to the two storey basement, back of house and car parking areas and move on to the complete decoration of the magnificent residences. The team will decorate all the walls, ceilings and joinery, and apply luxury wallcoverings to the corridors and common areas.

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Lucas wins affordable housing scheme at Finsbury Tower

10th June 2020

Lucas has won a major fit out contract to provide affordable housing units as part of a comprehensive refurbishment and rebuild called Finsbury Tower, close by Old Street to the north of the City. The development centres on the rebuilding of a 1960s 16-storey office tower. The new Finsbury Tower will reach 29-storeys of office and retail space when completed. A separate, new six-storey building is under construction next to it and includes 25 affordable residential 2 and 3 bedroom apartments

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Lucas embarks on major City decorations package at Finsbury Square

26th May 2020

Lucas painting teams are about to start work on a major redecorations package at City Gate House in Finsbury Square in the City of London. The building has been completely refurbished and remodelled. It is the former offices and studios of Bloomberg which moved to a newly built City headquarters and on which Lucas also played a key role.

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Lucas wins new marketing suite build in the City

21st May 2020

A Lucas fit out team will soon be creating another distinctive marketing suite for a new development in the City. This latest project is for the 50-storey 8 Bishopsgate Tower, a mixed-use development under construction on the corner of Bishopsgate and Leadenhall Street. Our team is tasked with creating a distinctive space on the ground floor, reforming internal walls and taking out a number of services. We will be installing new air conditioning then blacking out all remaining services and installing an adaptable tracked lighting system.

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Lucas to support the British Lung Foundation in its post-coronavirus initiatives

5th May 2020

Lucas has partnered with the British Lung Foundation (BLF) to help fund its forward plans to support people whose lung health is affected by Covid-19 or who are at greater risk of Covid-19. The lung disease charity recognises the immediate need to support people who experience breathing difficulties after COVID. Which is why along with Asthma UK they have launched the post-COVID HUB, a dedicated helpline and WhatsApp service.

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Lucas Hand Wash Stations

4th May 2020

Lucas has designed, developed and is now manufacturing prominent, free-standing hand wash stations for construction sites and elsewhere, as part of the battle to beat coronavirus and keep the industry working under the new operating guidelines. We have put in place manufacturing arrangements that ensure a continuous supply of our own 80% alcohol hand sanitizer which has been tested and certified to the internationally recognised EN1500 standard.

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