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The Crown Trade Historic Colour Collection – authentic shades with modern appeal

If you’ve got a project that draws on the past, then the Crown Trade Historic Collection is on hand to offer an authentic look you can rely on – offering classic shades in some of the brand’s best known, time-proven products. Bringing hues to life that stretch back hundreds of years, the Crown Trade Historic […]

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Johnstone’s Young Painter of the Year heats draw to a close

The regional heats of Johnstone’s 11th Young Painter of the Year competition have drawn to a close, with reigning champion Ryan Chamberlain (pictured) securing his spot in the Grand Final.  Ryan claimed top spot at the Newcastle College heat and will be joined in the final at this year’s National Painting and Decorating Show by Alex […]


Johnstone’s Trade reaches new heights

A busy Yorkshire hospital has been fully refreshed with products from Johnstone’s Trade’s Stormshield range, protecting it from the elements for years to come. The Hadfield Wing is one of the latest additions to the Sheffield Northern General Hospital. Completed seven years ago, the full front elevation of the building, featuring a mix of rendered […]

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New Crown Decorating Centres website proves just the job for decorators

Decorators surfing the net for advice and great customer service can find the best of both worlds thanks to a major online investment by Crown Decorating Centres. The smart new online platform www.crowndecoratorcentre.co.uk has been relaunched with a clear focus on helping decorators make the right choices and find the best products for the job. […]


Protect exterior trim with Johnstone’s Trade

External wood trim that is exposed to the elements and the changeable nature of the weather needs the reliable and lasting protection offered by the Johnstone’s Stormshield Flexible Trim range. The range, which includes the Flexible Primer Undercoat, Flexible Satin and Flexible Gloss and is now fully available in over 16,000 colours, provides decorators with […]

Stitch Main

Decorators looking to offer colour inspiration can turn to Crown Paints’ Autumn Winter 2015 trends

If you are looking for ways to show inspiring shades for your clients, the latest influences forecast by Crown Paints’ colour specialists fit the bill. Three eye-catching schemes have been developed as part of Crown Paints’ popular Colour Influences initiative, which sets out the on-trend shades of the future for interiors and exteriors. Colours from […]

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Bonus bonanza launched at Crown Decorating Centres

  June could see decorators celebrating summer by beginning to build up a hefty bonus with Crown Decorating Centres. Back by popular demand at the network of 130 stores across the UK is the unique Bonus Builder scheme which gives decorators the chance to earn brilliant rewards. Quite simply, the more you spend on an […]

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Johnstone’s unveils charity 125th anniversary packs

Johnstone’s Trade continues to mark its 125th anniversary in paint manufacturing after unveiling a limited edition Covaplus Vinyl Matt packdesigned to raise money for its chosen charity partner. The eye-catching design can be found on the special edition five and ten litre packs of Covaplus Vinyl Matt in Brilliant White, with 10p from every one sold […]


Get ready for summer with Johnstone’s Bonanza sale

Decorators can stock up ahead of the summer with the latest Johnstone’s Decorating Centre Bonanza Sale offering enormous savings on a wide range of products and decorating essentials. The mega sale is back from Monday 15th June and will run throughout Johnstone’s network of 187 Decorating Centres across the UK and Ireland. With fantastic offers on […]

June Hot Deals

Double savings bonanza at Crown Decorating Centres

Seasonal savings, the return of a super-saver bonus scheme and first-rate service are combining to make June a bumper month at Crown Decorating Centres. Decorators are assured of great deals when they visit the trade counters of Crown’s network of 130 stores across the UK with top brands such as Sandtex, Sadolin and Crown Trade […]