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Crown Paints sets the scene for the Turner Prize during Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Crown Paints’ colour expertise has helped provide a bespoke backdrop for this year’s shortlisted Turner Prize artists to display their work. The Turner Prize, one of the world’s most renowned art prizes, is being presented at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, with an exhibition of work by this year’s shortlisted artists: Hurvin Anderson, Andrea […]

Team UK WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Competition Day 4

Painter and decorator Jordan does the nation proud in global contest

  Young painter and decorator Jordan Charters did the UK proud in the WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi.   Jordan took part in the event – known as the ‘skills Olympics’ – after winning his place in Team UK following his solid performance in the Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year contest, in association […]


Crown Decorating Centres launch Big Blockbuster Deals Event

THE BEST paints and tools for the job are a must for all decorating professionals.   And for Crown Decorating Centres, supporting decorators with top trade essentials is always a top priority.   That’s why the in-store Big Blockbuster Event is back from Monday October 30th to Saturday November 11th at all 135 UK-wide stores. […]



Novus Property Solutions has redecorated five buildings at one of Scotland’s largest and most prestigious independent schools over the summer, in a project worth £25,000.   Founded almost 200 years ago in 1818, making it the oldest co-educational boarding school in Scotland, Dollar Academy in Clackmannanshire is a day and boarding school for 1,200 boys […]


Still time to claim rewards at Crown Decorating Centres

THERE is still time to earn superb rewards with Crown Decorating Centres’ most popular promotion of the year – Champions Rewards. The highly successful loyalty scheme which runs across the network of 135 UK-wide stores gives painting professionals the opportunity to earn the ultimate bonuses while stocking up on essentials right through to the end […]


Save time and money at Crown Decorating Centres

TIME is money for any business, and the network of Crown Decorating Centres can help to ensure you maximise both time and money.   The best deals around can be found in store, and this month the focus is on ensuring you have the essential colours covered for all jobs with Crown Trade Matt Vinyl […]


The Scottish Decorators’ Federation support the #Celebritydecorator campaign. Nationwide search for the face of TRADE decorator TV!!

Do you have a face and personality for TV? Would you or others consider you a Guru in the painting and decorating sector? We are looking for Personality, Presence, Carisma and most importantly a passion for your industry and what you do? We are looking for a decorator to do video product reviews to feature […]


Autumn changes at Crown Decorating Centres

That wise old saying ‘look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves’ remains as relevant today as it ever was. And Crown Decorating Centres have a host of deals which make it easy to put that very idea into practise.   Making sure you get the right colour paint first time is vital […]


Coo-Vars New & Improved Solar Reflective Aluminium Paint

Coo-Var is a manufacturer of specialist problem solving paint products since 1908, based in Hull, East Yorkshire. The Solar Reflective Aluminium paint available in Coo-Var’s Specialist Paints range is a bituminous based aluminium paint that gives a highly reflective metallic finish. It is designed to reflect and dissipate heat and sunlight on roofs resulting in […]


Coo-Var’s Latest Attraction

Pro-Netic is a new addition to the Coo-Var specialist paint range, A Water Based, Magnetic Chalkboard Paint in one! Hull, March 2017 Coo-Var has been a manufacturer of specialist problem solving paint products since 1908, based in Hull, East Yorkshire. They have seen continual growth and investment in both manufacturing and staff resources. Paints ranging […]