Archive / July, 2017


Crown Paints masters university project

Crown Paints has received top marks from a West Midlands-based university after transforming their Students’ Union café.   The Pear Tree Café, in the heart of the University of Worcester’s St John’s Campus, has been given a new lease of life with a vibrant new colour palette.   Contrasting greys and a teal colour have […]

Photography by Brydn Webb (c)


National maintenance, refurbishment and new build contractor, Novus Property Solutions has transformed a Luton hotel into a brand new Thistle Express Hotel – the first of a new generation of hotels from glh Hotels.   The 10-storey hotel in Luton had been closed for a period of time before being taken over by current owner […]



  National property maintenance solutions company, Novus Property Solutions has completed a multi-million pound refurbishment at the Michelin tyre plant in Stoke-on-Trent.   The £4.7 million project, which is part of the company’s long-term £12 million investment programme, involved refurbishing two industrial buildings at the plant and was co-ordinated by Novus’ Stoke-on-Trent office, taking just […]


Crown Paints’ Brian Lathan harnesses pedal power for charity

Crown Paints’ Regional Sales Manager Brian Lathan is using pedal power to support the company’s ongoing charity drive . Brian is set to tackle the Prudential London-Surrey 100-mile charity bike ride later this month, to raise money for Children with Cancer UK, the official partner of Crown Paints for 2017. His bike ride is one […]

Colour co-ordination for housing scheme with Crown Trade Fastflow

A Midlands-based housing association turned to Crown Trade Fastflow to deliver a splash of colour, with a low odour application and fast-drying times for the comfort and convenience of residents.   Lyng Community Association, a not-for-profit organisation, used the pioneering water-based system for the redecoration of corridors in three blocks of flats in West Bromwich. […]

Sadolin Superdec champions the personality of colour at Manchester International Festival

Sadolin Superdec helped set the tone for a major arts event in Manchester, which featured a vibrant display of colour.   The product was used to create the perfect platform for Festival Square, the ‘home in the heart of the city’ for the Manchester International Festival (MIF).   Picnic benches, bars and DJ booths which […]

Crown Paints make community contribution for Enfield paint project

A partnership between Crown Paints, Mitie Property Services and Enfield Council has led to a special presentation for residents. For the last two years, the three organisations have been working together on redecoration works across Enfield Council’s property portfolio. To mark the milestone, a bench made from recycled paint containers has been given to the […]


Novus Property Solutions is celebrating a record-breaking year for apprenticeships after over 1,500 people applied for the 28 places on offer at the national property maintenance, refurbishment, and new build contractor.   The company’s nationwide search to find talented people looking to build their careers in the construction sector drew interest from all corners of […]