Lucas is a fit out and finishing specialist to the construction industry. We provide a complete range of decorative and protective coatings services and a full fit out service. We have the strongest commitment to quality, reliability, safety and environmental considerations. We have invested heavily in new technical facilities providing contractors, architects, engineers and designers with bespoke specifications and innovative solutions. We work for blue-chip clients on large scale structures such as Heathrow Terminal 5, The O2 , the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, the Shard, Bloomberg’s new London headquarters and many tall buildings, as well as prestigious residential projects.
Over the last six years, and following entering into a partnership with the F1 company McLaren, Lucas has massively changed its approach to working with a strong emphasis on the development and use of new technologies throughout our operations.
We are helping to make construction more innovative and efficient.
- Introduction to the Lucas business
- Visit to the Lucas Visitor & Learning Centre
- Insight into the surface treatment facility for paint mixing and distribution
- Tour of the Lucas Innovation Centre showcasing the latest finishes and innovative coatings
This is an opportunity to visit the HQ campus in Kent of fit out and finishing specialists Lucas and gain an insight into the history of the company plus the visions for the future.
You will be introduced to the company by Executive Chairman & Managing Director Danny Lucas who will present a background to the business, show project case studies and highlight the innovations borne within the business and how the company has developed.
From there you will take a trip around the Lucas Visitor & Learning Centre, an interactive museum of Lucas housing the technical lab where many tools are used such as an accelerated weathering station, colour matching tools and a 3D printer plus the range of Lucas Teamstore products.
The visit continues to the Finishings unit that is the home to two in-house spray booths, all products that are distributed to site, a Dulux paint mixing machine, an aerosol paint mixing booth and development of innovative surface treatments such as Lucas Breathe (a protective surface treatment that neutralises dangerous NOx gasses into harmless substances with the power of the sun).
The tour comes to an end at the Lucas Innovation Centre - a space to inspire, surrounded by the latest trends in internal fit out and surface treatments, off site pods, interactive touch screens and the story of the ProFinish paintbrush. All visitors will be provided with a Lucas goody bags at the end of the tour.
It is a passion of Lucas to educate and inspire people to join the painting and decorating sector of the construction industry and this tour will enlighten the world of surface treatments.
Minimum age of 15. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
The next Open Doors will take place in 2019.