Archive / January, 2015

The Scottish Painting and Decorating Show 2015

Check out last year’s Show: ANNUAL CONVENTION 2015 We’re delighted to return to the beautiful Dalmahoy Hotel in Edinburgh for a more compact version of the Convention this year. We know how precious your time is, so we have reformatted the event into one, full day. Now you can keep up-to-date with all the latest […]

D H Lawrence Pavilion at Nottingham Lakeside Arts - Johnstone's Trade

Johnstone’s supports arts facility refurbishment

The breadth of product and colour options available from Johnstone’s Trade has played an integral role in an extensive cyclical maintenance project at the D H Lawrence Pavilion at Nottingham Lakeside Arts. The facility, which is part of the University of Nottingham, has rapidly established itself as a hugely successful multi-arts centre in the East […]


Sadolin has the solution for a flawless floor finish

Premium woodcare range Sadolin has launched a new video to highlight its exceptional range of interior floor finishes. Presented by Sadolin woodcare expert Sean Thompson, the video entitled ‘An Insight Into Sadolin Interior Flooring,’ summarises the qualities of high performance products in the Sadolin flooring range. It gives an insight into the attributes of both Sadolin […]

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Johnstone’s Trade announces Community Spirit shortlist

Johnstone’s has announced the four community projects shortlisted for the Community Spirit campaign in the year it celebrates its 125th anniversary. The Osborne Partnership in Dagenham, MK Snap in Milton Keynes, Pompey Place in Portsmouth and Farringdon Park Community Centre in Preston will all be competing for the chance to win a complete makeover of their […]

PPG pays respects to Leslie Silver

PPG Architectural Coatings UK & Ireland has conveyed its condolences to the family of Leslie Silver, OBE who died recently at the age of 89. Mr Silver was the founder of Silver Paint and Lacquer Company Ltd in 1947, which was renamed Kalon in 1981. In 1983 the company moved to its current premises in […]

Novus Apprentice of the Year Winner Paul Andrews

Novus names Apprentice of the Year winner

Property maintenance and refurbishment contractor Novus Property Solutions continues to invest in its young operatives, having announced the winner of its prestigious Apprentice of the Year award. Paul Andrews, of Novus’ Cambridge office, was revealed as the winner of the annual award during a ceremony held at Stoke City Football Club’s Britannia Stadium. He won […]


Johnstone’s launches Community Spirit Award

Decorating contractors are being encouraged by Johnstone’s Trade to nominate themselves for its inaugural Community Spirit Award.  The award is designed to highlight and reward those contractors whose responsible business activities have improved the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of a local community they have worked in. The award is running in conjunction with the […]

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Johnstone’s Trade delivers lasting specification at Police HQ

The high performance attributes of Johnstone’s Trade’s products have helped to deliver an unbeatable finish for new state-of-the-art police training facilities.  The new world-class facilities at Carr Gate in Wakefield forms part of a multi-million pound three-building project co-ordinated by Interserve Construction for West Yorkshire Police. It houses innovative firearms ranges, indoor and outdoor public order arenas, custody cells, classrooms, […]

Jan-Feb Hot Deals Mailer

Tackle the trickiest jobs this New Year with Crown Decorating Centres

A range of specialist coatings will be on offer throughout January and February at Crown Decorating Centres as traders prepare to tackle some of the trickiest indoor jobs. Painters and decorators can make huge savings on some of Crown Trade’s specially formulated coatings as part of a range of deals for 2015. The special offers […]

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Crown Paints scores with TV sponsorship deal

Crown Paints has kicked off the New Year in style after teaming up with Sky Sports News HQ in a high impact sponsorship package. The UK paint manufacturer signed a deal to feature on the station’s popular 10pm bulletin from January 1, 2015. The agreement will see Crown Paints on the TV every day throughout […]