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Nathalie Martens achieves Grad IOSH accreditation

5th October 2020

Lucas is delighted to announce that Nathalie Martens, a key member of our management team, has been granted her Grad IOSH accreditation from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Nathalie is our head of Business and Project Support and has been working closely with our Safety Director, Andrew Price, to ensure that the highest levels of safety, quality and environmental standards are maintained and improved right across our projects.

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“Performance Beyond Compliance” award for the Lucas team at London super fit out project

14th September 2020

Lucas is delighted to have been awarded a “Performance Beyond Compliance” rating for its team at Princes House Kingsway in Central London where we are the principal contractor undertaking a super fit out project. The award under the Considerate Constructors Scheme follows a detailed inspection of all aspects of our work at the site. It covers our care about the appearance of the site, our respect for the local community, the environmental protection measures we have put in place, our site safety and the value we show to our workforce there.

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Lucas builds marketing suite for Paddington Square development

21st July 2020

A fit out team from Lucas is completing a marketing suite for the West London development called Paddington Square. The 18-storey development, also known as the Paddington Cube, is a mixed use development of offices and four levels of retail spaces and restaurants (including a roof restaurant) next to Paddington Station. A new Bakerloo Line booking hall forms part of the below ground development.

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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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