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SEAL THE DEAL WITH CROWN TRADE’S NEW PRIMER RANGE
Crown Trade’s new high performance all-purpose PX primer range has been specifically developed to achieve excellent opacity and adhesion on even tricky surfaces such as tiles and ceramics, as well as helping to block stains and offer protection from alkaline attack. The new range offers a cho...
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CROWN’S CLEAN EXTREME HAS OPACITY COVERED
Crown Trade has introduced an upgraded Ultimate Opacity formulation to its popular range of Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable Matt emulsions which offers excellent coverage, increased scrubbability and a flawless finish. The new high opacity formulation is available on Crown Trade’s...
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Crown Trade launches new Fastflow Quickdry Eggshell
Leading paint brand Crown Trade has extended its popular water-based Fastflow Quick Dry range of trim products to offer even greater design flexibility and provide specifiers with a classic low-sheen eggshell finish. Benefitting from Crown’s advanced innovative Breatheasy® technology, the ne...
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CROWN PROVIDES THE BACKDROP FOR ARTISTIC TALENT OF THE FUTURE
Crown Paints sponsored this year’s prestigious MA Design; Ceramics, Furniture and Jewellery Degree Show at Central Saint Martins College. The show typically welcomes over 35,000 visitors through its doors, and Crown was proud to provide the backdrop to the exhibition. Crown Paints donated 100...
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Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year finalists confirmed
The regional heats of the prestigious Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition, sponsored by Crown Paints, have completed and eight decorators are ready to take part in the national final in November. Apprentice decorators from Scotland, Wales, the North West, Yorkshire and Humberside, We...
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Crown Trade delivers complete care package for Saffron Housing Trust
A supported living home in Norfolk has been refreshed using products from Crown Trade’s extensive range in a bespoke colour scheme devised for the project by Crown’s colour consultants. Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable Matt was applied. With a Class 1 rating on the ISO1...
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CROWN PAINTS A BRIGHT FUTURE WITH BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY
Crown Paints has secured a prestigious agreement with Bournemouth University which will see products from across the Crown Trade range used for future new build and refurbishment projects. As the University’s sole supplier of paints and specialist coatings, Crown’s has worked closely with the...
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Crown Paints showcases its home decorating scheme at Pfh Live
Crown Paints will be bringing home the benefits of supply chain collaboration at the forthcoming Procurement for Housing (PfH) Live conference by showcasing a range of solutions designed to help specifiers working in the social housing sector create colourful, cost-effective and high-quality d...
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Lincoln students get confident with colour at Bell Decorating Academy thanks to Crown Paints
Working with Bell Decorating Group, Crown Paints marked the launch of the first Bell Decorating Academy in Lincoln with a morning of workshops for the students of Lincoln College. Representatives from Bell Decorating Group and Crown Paints were on hand to answer any questions the students ha...
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Crown Decorating Centres make a triple donation to community projects
Exeter, Blackburn and Cambridge Crown Decorating Centres have donated paint to community projects. Devon's Kingsway Meadow Centre refurbished it's interior with Crown Trade Full Undercoat and Crown Trade Matt Vinyl donated by Exeter Crown Decorating Centre. Brockholes Nature Reserve received...
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Crown Paints launches trio of colour trends for 2019
Crown Paints has launched three core colour trends to shape interior design schemes for the first half of 2019 and beyond. Crown’s aim is to give people the confidence to experiment with colour which is why it invests in developing its new colour trends. The panel creates a distinct identi...
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Crown's new colour card brings the past to life
Hundreds of years of interior design inspiration is now at your fingertips thanks to leading paint manufacturer Crown Trade’s new Historic and Classic colour guide. Incorporating high quality mounted colour chips for a premium feel, the new colour card combines the most popular shades from ac...
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Easy does it with Crown’s Clean Extreme product performance guide
Crown Trade has launched a comprehensive new product performance guide to support its market-leading and recently expanded Clean Extreme range of high performance water-based paints. The new Clean Extreme product performance guide is packed full of information along with advice and tips to e...
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GLASGOW STUDENT CROWNED 2018 APPRENTICE DECORATOR OF THE YEAR
Aiden Dearie who is studying at City Building Glasgow’s Queenslie Training College has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final p...
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CROWN GOES BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NOVUS
Crown Paints has donated a selection of its most popular paint products to create a vibrant learning hub as part of a community make-over project organised by national contractor, Novus Property Solutions. The project involved refurbishing a dilapidated prefab building for Bromley Pensnett Pr...
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Crown Paints celebrates decade of success with earthbalance
Crown’s earthbalance scheme sets out the company’s commitment to being more sustainable and less wasteful as well as helping customers and staff make responsible decisions. The earthbalance scheme covers all aspects of Crown’s business and applies to all staff and operations at Crown’s two UK ...
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Take the strain out of stain removal with Crown Trade
As regular and rigorous cleaning can leave décor looking tired, Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable paints provide the perfect solution to reducing maintenance requirements and retaining that ‘just decorated’ appeal longer. Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubb...
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Paint with added protection from Crown Trade
Specifiers looking to minimise maintenance requirements yet maximise cleanliness need look no further than Crown Trade’s innovative Clean Extreme Anti-Bacterial Scrubbable Matt. Clean Extreme Anti-Bacterial Scrubbable Matt is enhanced through the use of the independently tested SteriTouch® si...
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Crown Paints announce Apprentice Decorator of the Year finalists
Eight aspiring apprentice decorators will soon be going head-to-head in the final of this year’s national Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition held during the WorldSkills UK LIVE event in Birmingham. The annual competition, which is now in its 39th year, is organised by ...
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Crown Paints 2018 Sustainability Report looks to the future
Crown Paints has set out its environmental targets and looks back at the successes achieved in 2017 in its annual Sustainability Report. The report brings together all aspects of Crown Paints’ commitment to the environment. Crown has significantly reduced its water usage and waste, and succe...
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Break the mould with Crown Trade’s Clean Extreme
The mild, wet autumnal weather can provide the ideal conditions for mould and mildew to thrive but Crown Trade’s range of Clean Extreme Mould Inhibiting paints offers the solution. Ideal for damp-prone areas including bathrooms and kitchens, as well as for use in void properties, Crown Trade’...
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Crown brings colour to the Danish Living Room
The very best of Nordic design found a home at this year’s London Design Fair (September 20th -24th) in the shape of the stunning Danish Living Room, a unique exhibition space which showcases a selection of inspirational products, materials and styles that capture and celebrate Danish culture....
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Crown Paints forecasts next season’s hottest colour influences
Crown Paints’ colour experts have unveiled three new colour trends; ‘Saturated’, ‘Washed’ and ‘Midnight Garden’, which are set to influence colour schemes for the next season. Each with its own distinctive look, the three trends include a palette of signature colours and supporting accent ton...
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Care homes get colour identity from Crown Paints
Akari Care, a nationwide residential care home provider, enlisted Crown to create a uniform refurbishment programme for its extensive portfolio of properties last year. Crown Paints Colour Service created six new dementia friendly colour schemes include mauve, pink, turquoise, natural, green,...
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CLEAN AND HYGIENIC PAINT SOLUTIONS FROM CROWN TRADE
Crown Trade has extended its Clean Extreme range to offer specifiers a trio of high performance products to help combat the common problems of dirt, mould and bacteria. The water-based range offers three quick drying and low odour solutions to creating clean and hygienic surfaces- Clean Ext...
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CROWN PAINTS EXTERIOR COLOUR BOOK SEEKS TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE
The Exterior Colour Book has been created by the Crown Paints Colour Service to provide guidance and inspiration for exterior decoration projects. It includes details on Sandtex Trade, Crown Paints’ external substrate decoration and protection brand, as well as superior wood protection brand S...
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COLOUR YOUR THINKING WITH CROWN’S NEW FASTFLOW GUIDE
For a straightforward and easy guide to quick drying water-based paint solutions, r Crown has it covered with the launch of a new product guide for its innovative Fastflow range. The new literature provides a useful overview of the key product details and benefits of Crown Trade’s Quick Dryin...
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CROWN PAINTS UNVEILS NEW PRODUCT & COLOUR GUIDE
Crown Paints has launched a comprehensive new Product & Colour Guide to make it even easier for specifiers to choose from the company’s extensive range of Crown Trade paints, specialist coatings and colour options. The new guide includes key information for Crown Trade’s complete product offe...
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Crown Paints sponsors prestigious awards in milestone year
CROWN PAINTS is taking to the stage later this year as the main sponsor for the Painting and Decorating Association’s prestigious Premier Trophy Awards. Philip Cefai, Commercial Director for the paint manufacturer, will be guest speaker at the event to celebrate the sponsorship. The esteem...
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Crown Paints’ sustainability programme celebrates landmark anniversary
A pioneering sustainability programme, which sets a blueprint for a greener way to do business, has reached a landmark anniversary. Crown Paints’ Earthbalance® is celebrating 10 years since it was first launched. The programme was created by Crown Paints to rival those in place in some of t...
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Crown Paints helps put Hull UK City of Culture volunteers on the map
Crown Paints has helped celebrate the work of more than 2,500 volunteers who pulled out all the stops to help make Hull UK City of Culture 2017 a major success. Artist Julia Vogl has created an exciting space in the Humber Street Gallery in the heart of the city centre to capture the spirit o...
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Portfolio of work wins painter customers and national title
AN AWARD-WINNING painter and decorator has secured more work since being crowned with a national title. Neil Bailey, of Oxfordshire-based Neil Bailey Decorating, won the Small Contractor Award at the Painting and Decorating Association’s Premier Trophy Awards last year. Using Crown Trade pr...
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The painting’s on the wall with Hull school art project
Staff, parents and pupils at a Hull primary school joined forces to give a piece of community art a new lease of life. A large-scale mural at Thoresby Primary School has been restored back to its former glory with support from Crown Paints. The works were carried out across a weekend as par...
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Hull’s Crown Paints in celebratory mood after industry accolade
Crown Paints is in a celebratory mood for 2018 after securing a top industry accolade for the work of its Hull plant. The manufacturing centre in Sculcoates Lane has been awarded the prestigious Coatings Care Overall Best Performer Award by national trade body the British Coatings Federation....
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Helping hand for hospice
A palliative care hospice has been given a helping hand with a donation from Crown Paints. Halton Haven Hospice, which is based in Runcorn, Cheshire, has received approximately 250 litres of paint to help them with an extensive refurbishment project which started in June. In total, 21 room...
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Crown Paints hands over landmark donation for Hull UK City of Culture 2017
Crown Paints has marked its support for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with the handover of its 1000th litre of paint to the city. A specially branded container celebrating the donation – relating to in excess of 150 tins – was produced by Crown Paints for the event. Representatives from Hull UK...
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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 is being presented at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, with an exhibition of work by this year's shortlisted artists: Hurvin Anderson, A...
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Specialist school receives bench from Crown Paints
AN ABERDEEN-based specialist school has received a recycled bench from Crown Paints as a lasting legacy of the relationship built up with the city’s council. The bench, which is made from recycled paint containers, was presented to students at Orchard Brae School to celebrate the ongoing wor...
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Crown Trade takes redecoration to the next degree
Crown Trade products are providing the University of East London with a trusted route to transform student accommodation for the new academic year under a comprehensive redecoration programme. Crown Trade Steracryl Mould Inhibiting Matt Paint, Crown Trade Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt and Cro...
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Crown Paints donates bench to sheltered housing scheme
Crown Paints has donated a bench to Morfa Cadfan, a sheltered housing scheme in Tywyn, Gwynedd. Part of Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd (CCG), North Wales’ largest housing association, the communal areas have been redecorated in conjunction with the Tywyn Project. The Crown Paints Specification ...
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Clean up with Crown Trade Clean Extreme’s 100% More Stain Resistant Finish
The power of Crown Trade Clean Extreme has seen the product gain a new style billing, focused on its stain removing powers. Crown Paints has repackaged its polished performer – one of the most popular products in the Crown Trade range among specifiers – to highlight its class-leading capabili...
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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, brought in Crown Paints to specify th...
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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...
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Crown Paints brings new colour twist with Autumn/Winter 2017 trends
Clean and contemporary lines, an atmosphere of mystery and drama and a natural, rural patchwork effect are the three dominant themes in Crown Paints’ latest, on-trend Colour Influences. Three palettes have been developed for the Autumn/Winter 2017 season, Considered, Intrigue and Patterned La...
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Crown Paints brings colour to life for Hull UK City of Culture project
Crown Paints has kicked-off its support for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with a large scale outdoor art project, which puts colour, history and a passion for the city firmly on the map. The UK paint manufacturer, which has a heritage stretching back hundreds of years in Hull, is helping to cr...
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Housing scheme crowns first anniversary with recycled bench
A bench made from recycled paint containers has been donated by Crown Paints Specification Services to celebrate the first year of a safety partnership with Derby Homes and Bell Group. Under a five-year contract, more than 200 Derby Homes’ properties across the East Midlands’ city are being pa...
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Crown Paints celebrates colour with the new trends for Spring/Summer 2017
Architects and designers looking to get up to speed with inspired, eye-catching colour schemes for their projects will find help at hand with Crown Paints’ latest trends. Colour Influences 2017 is Crown Paints’ way of celebrating its love of colour - and the programme gives specification pro...
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Top marks for Crown Paints
Crown Paints has achieved top marks for a prestigious school in the historic city of York. Bootham School, an independent day and boarding school for 3 to 18 year olds, has harnessed the expertise of Crown Trade to protect their historic building. The windows of Fox House, which is situate...
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Crown Paints Specification Services support for tall order
A Suffolk-based local authority turned to Crown Paints Specification Services to transform the tallest building in the most easterly settlement of the UK. St. Peter’s Court – in the coastal town of Lowestoft, Suffolk – was in need of re-decoration and Waveney District Council wanted a product...
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Crown Trade’s historic shades support luxury finish at Bovey Castle
Crown Trade Clean Extreme Scrubbable Matt has blended historic grandeur with outstanding durability as part of a luxurious refurbishment project at the landmark hotel, Bovey Castle. The coating has been applied in shades from the Crown Trade Historic Colours Collection - combining authentic ...