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Lucas’s commitment to technology recognised in Building Awards

24th August 2022

All at Lucas are delighted by the news that we have been shortlisted for the Building Awards 2022 in the Digital Excellence category. The judges for Building magazine have been impressed by the continuing progress we make in developing and exploiting the latest technologies into our day-to-day fit out and finishing operations.

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Lucas acquires Government certification for its cyber security safeguards

5th August 2022

Lucas has been certified by a Government-backed scheme for our special measures that safeguard us against common cyber attacks. The scheme is called Cyber Essentials and is organised by the Government’s National Cyber Security Centre. Gaining the certification shows that we are well protected.

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Damion takes “safety as standard” to a new level

13th July 2022

Congratulations to our operative Damion Phillips who has just won the monthly safety award working on “Gotham City” as it’s known by some, otherwise 40 Leadenhall Street, a complex new office building under construction in the City of London. Main contractor Mace highlighted Damion for his “continuous hard work and refreshing attitude to safety.”

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Lucas beats to the rhythm of Cadence at King’s Cross

7th July 2022

Fit-out and finishing contractor, Lucas has scooped a major decorations contract for Cadence, a striking new development on the King’s Cross Estate in London. The residential development, which has been designed by Alison Brooks Architects with interiors by Conran and Partners, will be six-sided and built around a central courtyard framed by irregular arches to form a contemporary colonnade. The buildings will rise to different heights from four to 15 storeys.

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Lucas passes four million hours safe working milestone

6th June 2022

Lucas is extremely proud to announce that we have now passed four million hours of safe working without a reportable accident or incident. We have not needed to report a RIDDOR incident to the Health and Safety Executive for the past seven and a half years on any of our sites.

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Lucas shortlisted for the Construction News Specialist Awards 2022

31st May 2022

Lucas is delighted to learn that we have again been shortlisted for a Construction News Specialist Award. This year we will meet the judges in the Digital Construction Excellence category, an award we have won before. This also follows on from our shortlisting earlier this year in the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Excellence category of the magazine’s main awards for 2022.

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Lucas becomes full member of RoSPA

11th April 2022

Lucas is proud to have become a full member of RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. RoSPA is the only UK charity that works across occupational health and safety, and road, home, leisure and education safety. Sadly, more than 14,000 people are killed in accidents across the UK each year with thousands more suffering injuries, many of which are life-changing.

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Lucas to take part in AkzoNobel’s Collaborative Sustainability Challenge

8th April 2022

Lucas has been invited to take part in AkzoNobel’s forthcoming Collaborative Sustainability Challenge. We are the one company chosen to represent all painting companies worldwide in their “value chain”. The Challenge is an AkzoNobel initiative designed to brainstorm issues experienced throughout the company’s entire value chain; that is companies from raw material producers, through manufacturing and distribution, up to painting companies like Lucas and paint customers along with relevant influencers.

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Lucas brought on to One Nine Elms development

28th March 2022

Painting teams from Lucas are to be deployed at One Nine Elms, a development of two landmark tall towers linked together by a glazed bridge. City Tower will be a 56 storey residential tall building whilst the 42 storey River Tower will incorporate a 173 room luxury hotel from the ground up to the 18th floor.

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Lucas made official partner of Asthma + Lung UK

22nd March 2022

Lucas has been made the official Clean Air Construction Partner of Asthma + Lung UK, the nation’s lung charity fighting for everyone’s right to breathe. The charity has recently rebranded following the merger of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation.

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