Archive / March, 2015

Annual Competition Results 2016

This year’s annual competition saw a large number of high quality entries  hailing from the four corners of Scotland. The competition judges traveled the length and breadth of the country, visiting  Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Kenmore, St Andrews, Aberdeen, Stornoway and the Isle of Arran to inspect more than 80% of entries and make their very […]

Johnstone's Paint Final 2015 Bristol City v Walsall

Decorators revel in Johnstone’s showpiece final

The decorating industry enjoyed its moment in the national spotlight recently as the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy reached an unforgettable conclusion at Wembley. More than 900 painters and decorators were invited as guests of Johnstone’s to see Bristol City defeat Walsall in the showpiece final. They were part of a huge crowd, which at 72,315 was […]

Johnstone's Trade - The Rufford, Mansfield

Partnership pays off for Mansfield Pub

  The long-term relationship between Marston’s and Johnstone’s Trade has helped deliver an eye-catching refurbishment at a pub in Mansfield. Johnstone’s has had a sole supply agreement with the Wolverhampton-based brewery for the past three years, which has seen its high performance products and services utilised across a wide range of projects.  Johnstone’s provides products, […]

Sadolin Classic-Extra Sean

Sadolin Classic and Extra – a perfect partnership

A NEW video demonstrating the benefits of a systemic approach to exterior woodcare has been produced by the superior woodcare brand, Sadolin. The short film reveals how using Sadolin Classic and Sadolin Extra together can create long-lasting benefits, by protecting joinery and enhancing the natural beauty of wood. The video, available to view at http://bit.ly/1O2crV7 […]

Johnstone's Trade Fairfield Housing

Johnstone’s Trade and Mackay Decorators show home is where the heart is

Johnstone’s Trade has delivered a perfect colour specification for a large-scale social housing refurbishment in Perth. Fairfield Housing Co-operative manages more than 450 properties, and with a proportion of its housing stock built more than half a century ago, it turned to Perth-based Mackay Decorators and Johnstone’s Trade to repaint and refresh 30 blocks inside […]

Johnstone’s anniversary roadshow drives into Edinburgh

Decorators have been invited to join in the 125th anniversary celebrations at the Johnstone’s Decorating Centre on Bonnington Road, Edinburgh on Thursday 19th March.  Throughout the morning local decorators will be able to take full advantage of special offers, as well as getting involved in a host of fun competitions and giveaways – not to mention testing […]

Sadolin Golden Ticket

Sadolin gets into gear with free polo shirt promotion

Spring is here at last, and as thoughts turn to the outdoor decorating and maintenance season, Sadolin is rolling out a new woodcare sales promotion. So if you purchase just 5 litres of any Sadolin woodcare products – excluding Timberstain and Shed and Fence Protection – from a participating outlet you can claim a smart […]

Johnstone's Bonanza Sale March 2015

Spring into action with the Johnstone’s Bonanza Sale

Johnstone’s Decorating Centres will be rolling out a new-look Bonanza Sale across its stores in the UK and Ireland, from Monday 16th March. With huge savings to be made on hundreds of products, decorators will be able to bag themselves a bargain this spring by stocking up on decorating essentials from paint and brushes to cleaning […]


Novus wins Thistle hotel refurb contract in Aberdeen

Maintenance and refurbishment specialist Novus Property Solutions has completed a high profile contract with Thistle Hotels to completely renew 26 bedrooms and bathrooms at the Thistle Aberdeen Altens hotel. The contractor worked in close partnership with the hotel groups’ building projects manager to devise a programme and agree a specification to suit their budget, whilst […]

Crown Trade New Website

Crown Trade’s new website – what decorators have been waiting for

Brimming with inspiration, information and useful touches that meet the unique needs of decorating professionals, Crown Trade’s exciting new website has been designed to be your perfect partner online. Pulling together a wealth of information in a format decorators have been waiting for, the website is now live at www.crowntrade.co.uk Clever features include a new […]