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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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Lucas donates 10,000 litres of hand sanitizer to a variety of good causes

21st December 2020

Lucas is donating some 10,000 litres of its alcohol-free hand sanitizer to a range of very grateful recipients – schools, wild animal parks and a world-renowned historic motor museum. Earlier this year as part of our “Stop the spread” initiative we switched over our manufacturing capabilities to designing and making hand wash stations, and sourced a continuous supply of alcohol-free sanitizer, independently tested and certified to the internationally recognised EN1500 standard.

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Lucas and Dulux donate 160 hand wash stations to Barchester Healthcare

11th December 2020

Lucas and Dulux, partners in the True Colours good causes campaign, have donated 160 hand wash stations to Barchester Healthcare, a UK wide operator of nearly 200 care homes. The wash stations are fully supplied with Lucas’s alcohol-free hand sanitizer. Dulux has generously agreed to donate £8,000 to Lucas’s main charitable partner, the British Lung Foundation (BLF), for the hand wash stations.

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Lucas retains star rating under the Considerate Constructors Scheme

30th November 2020

Lucas has retained its 4.5 star rating for 2020 awarded by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), in the third year of our membership of the scheme. The scheme’s monitors checked our operations and practices at Lucas headquarters and for two of our sites at Shard Place and 22 Bishopsgate. These are two exceptional new developments of residential and office space respectively.

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Lucas powers ahead at Battersea

23rd November 2020

Lucas has won a major residential painting package in the redevelopment of the wider area around Battersea Power Station. This latest win for the Lucas team is to paint a total of 308 residential units. They range from studios and 1-3 bedroom apartments, to townhouses and duplex penthouses in two distinctive, 15-storey buildings forming part of Prospect Place.

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Lucas wins national award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme

20th November 2020

Lucas has won a Considerate Constructors Scheme National Supplier Award. The award is made to qualifying companies taking part in CCS inspected sites around the country. The award states “This company has shown the highest levels of consideration towards the public, its workforce and the environment through adhering to the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice.” It adds “Lucas has played a fundamental role in raising standards in construction and is a credit to the industry.” 2020 National Company and Supplier Award winners are selected from the top performing registered companies and suppliers monitored by CCS inspectors between August 2019 and July 2020.

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Lucas scoops two category wins at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2020

18th November 2020

Fantastic news for the Lucas team with not one, but two, category award wins at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2020 held virtually yesterday. We won the Digital Construction Excellence category for our development and innovative use of apps in the day-to-day running of our operations, both at Lucas HQ and out on construction sites across London and the South East.

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Lucas secures another City tall building painting package

19th October 2020

Lucas has won another major painting package for a new City tower, a 50-storey office and retail development at 8 Bishopsgate. Painting teams are set to start work in the basement levels, applying specialist epoxy safety coatings to the floors and painting all the plant rooms and back of house areas. Then we will deploy up the tower as construction develops, painting all office and core walls, ceilings and joinery.

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Lucas shortlisted for two Building Awards 2020

6th October 2020

Lucas is proud to report we have been shortlisted in two categories of Building Magazine’s Awards 2020. We have secured a place on the shortlist for their Digital Construction Award, where the judges were impressed by our suite of apps that we developed to control the smooth running of our operations.

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Lucas wins Paddington Square painting package

5th October 2020

Lucas has secured a specialist painting package at Paddington Square, an 18-storey development, also known as the Paddington Cube, next to Paddington Station. A new Bakerloo Line booking hall forms part of the below ground development. Paddington Square is a mixed use development with four levels of retail spaces and restaurants, including a roof restaurant, along with quality offices.

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