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Sustainability the key to Worship Square

12th December 2022

Lucas has secured an important commercial painting win at Worship Square on the northern edge of the City for a new, 10 storey workspace development that has impressive sustainability targets, designed to achieve NABERS 5.5* as well as BREEAM Outstanding. The new build by international workspace provider HB Reavis (see link below) will deliver 140,000 sq ft of office, retail and amenity space resulting in a highly sustainable working environment.

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“Lights, camera, action!” - Lucas

5th December 2022

Lucas is about to strut its stuff at Shepperton Studios in south west London where a major expansion programme is underway. New facilities are being built across three plots as part of the long term expansion plans between the studios owned by the Pinewood Group and Netflix that will eventually see production capacity double at the historic film site.

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Lucas sings out loudly at King’s Cross

28th November 2022

Lucas has struck the perfect note again at King’s Cross. Our latest major decorations package is at Capella, a residential-led, mixed use development to the north of this rapidly-changing and vibrant area of central London.

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Award-winning performances at Lucas

24th November 2022

Teodor Banov and Paul Connell emerged as joint overall winners at the annual Lucas performance awards held last night at BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts headquarters in London’s Piccadilly. Teodor is a long-standing Lucas site manager currently delivering a particularly challenging project for us at One Nine Elms and has been highly complimented both by our client and the management team at the site.

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Lucas brings together the historic and modern City of London

14th November 2022

Lucas specialists are about to embark on a precise refurbishment project to bring one of the City’s historic commercial buildings into one of its most modern developments known as Gotham City. The Grade II listed building at 19-21 Billiter Street, once home to the London Shipping Exchange, is adjacent to 40 Leadenhall Street where we are already deeply involved.

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Lucas acquires top Government certification for its cyber security

18th October 2022

Lucas has been awarded the top Cyber Security Plus status for the special measures we have put in place to safeguard our operations against common cyber attacks. The Government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme is organised by the National Cyber Security Centre and gaining the highest level certification shows that we are very well protected.

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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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