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  • Crown Paints Portillo Pink proves just the ticket for TV traveller

    » 19 Jan 2016

    A bright new colour was temporarily added to the Crown Paints range when railway enthusiast Michael Portillo visited the...

    Millions of TV viewers recently saw the former MP turned TV presenter, renowned for his colourful jackets, stop off at Crown Paints’ Darwen factory on his latest Great British Railway Journey, and create a customised dashing ‘Portillo Pink’.

  • Sandtex Trade 365 tackles Cumbrian all weather challenge

    » 07 Dec 2015

    When South Lakes Housing Association refurbished 276 properties in the depth of the Cumbrian winter, Sandtex Trade 365 All...

    The majority of the work at the Kirkbarrow Estate in Kendal started in November 2014 and finished in late summer 2015 – with Sandtex Trade 365 being applied throughout winter, spring and summer.

  • Crown Paints Green Team celebrates top title

    » 27 Nov 2015

    Staff at Crown Paints are celebrating after clinching a major award for their teamwork and commitment towards creating a more...

    The company secured The Grichan Partnerships Sustainable Business Award in the 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards.

  • Crown Trade top apprentice decorators prepare to do battle for national title

    » 16 Nov 2015

    Brushes at the ready … this month marks the prestigious national final of the Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year...

    Twelve apprentice decorators from across the UK will be testing their skills to the limit against one another when they take to the stage at The Skills Show, at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre, from November 19 to 21. Last year, Jordan Jeffers (pictured) triumphed.

  • Nottingham is the destination for Crown Paints Sustainability CPD

    » 28 Sep 2015

    Crown Paints is delivering its popular CPD ‘Different Shades of Green – Delivering Paint Sustainability’ at the Nottingham CPD...

    The seminar – which was launched this year at Ecobuild – will be delivered by Crown Paints’ CPD accredited presenter, David Spicer.

  • Crown Paints announced as a Lloyds Bank National Business Awards Finalist

    » 14 Sep 2015

    Crown Paints has been shortlisted for the The Grichan Partnerships Sustainable Business Award in the 2015 Lloyds Bank National...

    Going up against other finalists, Crown Paints will compete for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards gala dinner held on 10 November at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

  • Event sheds light on new advances to Crown Trade Timonox

    » 27 Aug 2015

    Crown Paints will be previewing new advances to the Crown Trade Timonox range at an event aimed at specifiers in London next...

    The new Crown Trade Timonox Upgrade system will be demonstrated at The Building Centre in London on the 8th September.

  • Paint donation proves crowning glory for Hull community centre

    » 30 Jul 2015

    A Hull community centre has received a much needed makeover thanks to a donation from one of the city’s major employers, #comp,699:Crown...

    The Ings Centre, in Savoy Road, which reopened in May, received a consignment of more than 50 litres of recycled paint to transform the entire building, following its four-year closure.

  • Crown Paints presents colour trends for Autumn Winter 2015

    » 20 Jul 2015

    Colour experts at Crown Paints have pinpointed the key influences that will shape colour in interior and exterior environments...

    Crown Paints’ team of colour specialists have curated three eye-catching schemes, each featuring exciting options that enable specifiers to combine shades for maximum impact.

  • Safety and style prove perfect partners for community housing collaboration

    » 09 Jul 2015

    A community housing complex has received an extensive makeover with safety and style as key priorities, thanks to a collaboration between...

    The calming and muted colour palette of flame-retardant Crown Trade Timonox paints has transformed Coast and Country Housing’s Raithwaite House complex in Guisborough, East Cleveland.

  • Crown Paints puts on a show in the capital

    » 29 Jun 2015

    Crown Paints now has a permanent display of its products and services at The Building Centre to support specifiers working...

    The Building Centre, based on Store Street, Central London attracts some 2000 visitors every week to its architecture and design galleries. The Product Exhibition space has 60 manufacturers showcasing their goods across two floors.

  • London Calling for Crown Paints Sustainability CPD

    » 04 Jun 2015

    Crown Paints is putting sustainability under the spotlight at a CPD taking place in London this month.

    The UK paint manufacturer is delivering its new CPD ‘Different Shades of Green – Delivering Paint Sustainability’ at London Build 2015.

  • Sadolin and Sandtex Trade pitch perfect with TV sponsorship deal

    » 14 May 2015

    Crown Paints kicked off 2015 in style after teaming up with Sky Sports News HQ in a high impact sponsorship package.

    The UK paint manufacturer signed a deal to feature on the station’s popular 10pm bulletin from January 1, 2015.

  • Crown Paints pledges continued support for pioneering Youth Zone programme

    » 30 Apr 2015

    Crown Paints has renewed its support for Blackburn Youth Zone, a pioneering project that sets a blueprint for empowering young...

    The paint manufacturer is continuing to act as a patron for the charity, which is powering ahead with a range of initiatives and activities to champion youngsters in the Blackburn and Darwen area.

  • Crown Paints brings CPD to Leeds and Manchester

    » 13 Apr 2015

    Crown Paints will be bringing its Effective Paint Specification seminar to the North of England later this week.

    The free seminar is being delivered as part of the CPD RoadSeminar Tour, at Manchester and Leeds.

  • Crown Paints announces London CPD roadshow date

    » 16 Mar 2015

    Crown Paints is continuing its involvement with the Construction CPD RoadSeminar Tour with a series of dates in 2015, starting...

    The paint manufacturer’s ‘Effective Paint Specification’ CPD, is being delivered as part of the CPD RoadSeminar Tour, taking place at the Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, WC1H 0DG (off Russell Square) on Thursday, March 19th.

  • Expert advice on restoration from Crown Paints

    » 05 Feb 2015

    Crown Paints' renowned specification services combined their expertise to support the restoration of an historic hall at a...

    A team of technical, colour and product experts collaborated on the project at The Manchester Grammar School, an independent school for boys founded in 1515. The process enabled the school to see exactly how the restoration would take shape, giving them the reassurance the...

  • Crown Paints Commitment to Training New Talent Spans Three Decades

    » 13 Sep 2012

    Crown Paints is marking more than 30 years continuous investment in the tradespeople of the future in 2012 with its own...

    For the 34th year, the UK paint manufacturer is running its annual Crown Trade Apprentice Decorator of the Year (ADY) contest.

  • Crown Paints New Ad Paints a Powerful Picture of Expression

    » 24 Aug 2012

    Crown Paints is to launch a new, high-profile TV advertising campaign, showing viewers how they can express their style and...

    The UK manufacturer is back on TV screens again this summer, after the success of last year’s ‘Walls Come To life’ campaign.

  • Crown Paints Highlights Sustainable Smart Maintenance Offer

    » 02 Jul 2012

    Crown Paints demonstrated how its Sustainable Smart Maintenance programme provides an innovative, best value approach to...

    Visitors to Crown Paints’ stand were able to find out how the programme optimises budgets and extends maintenance cycles, through the development of site-specific programmes for social housing clients.


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