Archive / November, 2016


San Remo Towers in Boscombe has been restored to its post-war glory after Novus Property Solutions carried out a programme of external render repairs and decorations.   The Grade II listed flats, located between Boscombe’s high street shops and the award-winning beach at Boscombe Pier, were constructed in 1935 and designed by British architect Hector […]

Crown Paints Takes Top Title For Personal Service

  Crown Paints’ commitment to ensuring customers receive a personal service has paid off after the paint manufacturer secured a major industry title.   The company scooped the Customer Services Award at the British Coatings Federation’s annual awards ceremony.   The award marks the success of Crown Paints’ Customer Relations Management (CRM) Centre of Excellence, […]

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Crown Decorating Centre brushes up on community support for Children in Need

GIVING a little back to the community is often what sets great businesses apart, so when the DIY SOS team needed help with one of their most ambitious projects ever, their local Crown Decorating Centre was eager to help.   The DIY SOS: Million Pound Build for BBC Children in Need inspired hundreds of volunteers […]

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Crown’s regional champions say thanks for community recycling support

SEVEN high-flying Crown Decorating Centres across the UK are preparing to say a big thank you to the communities which helped them scoop top awards in a national campaign.   The annual Kick Out The Can paint recycling scheme saw one Crown Decorating Centre from each of seven regions top the polls for collecting the […]

Novus Property Solutions' new Stoke HQ


Staff from maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor Novus Property Solutions have completed work on its own brand new future-proof headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent.   Five Towns House is the new home to more than 100 Novus employees, with 15 of them working alongside architects Ellis Hillman to undertake an intensive three-month project to create a […]

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Rewarding time for Crown Decorating Centre Champions

ALL decorators have their favourite paints to work with, and there has never been a better time for stocking up on those essentials as Crown Decorating Centres’ Champions Reward scheme enters its final phase.   November is the last month for painting professionals to earn the ultimate cash bonuses by simply buying those must-have products […]