S Lucas is a well established specialist painting contractor to the construction industry. It provides a complete range of decorative and protective coatings services including general decoration, spray applied finishes, protective and hygienic coatings and special paint effects. It has the strongest commitment to quality, reliability, safety and environmental considerations. It has a blue-chip client list and works on large scale structures such as The Shard, Heathrow Terminal 5, Savoy Hotel and The O² as well as prestigious residential contracts. Its sister company, Lucas Fit Out, provides a full fit out service to construction industry clients. Lucas have won and been shortlisted for many industry awards. Lucas are also Contract Partners to McLaren Technology Group.
Terminal 5 Heathrow (Heathrow Airport)
One of Europe's largest and most complex developments, Terminal 5 comprises 16 major projects and over 147 sub-projects. Lauded by many as a template for major construction projects of the future, Terminal 5 has pushed the boundaries of traditional construction by harnessing innovation and best practice from other industries and translating them into mainstream construction management. S. Lucas were responsible for the internal coatings package on the main terminal building, the work undertaken including: Specialist floor coatings to the world's longest baggage handling conveyor hall running some 18 kilometres; Specialist SIKA system applied to all air intake tunnels; Protective coating to roof structure; General decorations to all front-of-house and back-of-house areas; Intumescent coating to structural steelwork.
S Lucas won the decorations contract to repaint all the structural steelwork and timber cladding in the Grand Hall at the Olympia exhibition and conference centre in Kensington, one of London's largest exhibition centres. Our spray painting operators had just a few weeks during July and August to complete the work to fit in with Olympia's schedule of exhibitions and even then put a temporary hold on the work twice whilst planned events went ahead at the venue. The ornate Victorian steelwork soars up to 135 feet above ground under a vast glass roof which made working conditions extremely hot. We cleaned the entire roof structure by hand first then applied a user-friendly water- based paint. We used our innovative brush and roller washout stations, developed in conjunction with ICI Dulux, which neutralise waste paint and turn it into an inert "biscuit" material that can be disposed of safely. We brought in industrial powered access equipment to raise large working platforms to save costs and time but still our team worked 12 hour shifts to ensure that the work was completed to the extremely tight timetable
Paul ran a very professional and high quality project and was at all times very helpful and willing to assist in any on site matters that needed resolving.
Head of Projects
S. Lucas has been an integral part of the success of the construction of T5. The company is agile enough to respond to the changing needs of the project and shows a positive can do approach from the Directors to the operatives on site. Most definately S. Lucas is a preferred supplier to Mace Ltd