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Crown volunteer helps peruvian children say ‘HOLA’

Crown Paints’ store sales development and trainer John Vause recently returned from the trip of a lifetime: a weeks’ volunteering in Peru with the Hempel Foundation. The Hempel Foundation – Crown Paints’ parent company – organises the annual trip which sees volunteers from the 80 countries the Hempel Group operates in travel to poverty-stricken areas of the world to support ...

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The only lake in Scotland

The Lake of Menteith Hotel itself dates from around 1854. Throughout its rich history it has changed hands many times and been refurbished in many different styles. In May 2005 the hotel was again newly acquired and over the years that followed, was entirely refurbished and decorated in a Bostonian New England style. The hotel is situated on the very edge of the lake, in a stunningly peaceful and picturesque location. The Lake of Menteith is the only natural water body in Scotland described as a lake, and not as a loch. Today the Lake of Menteith Hotel is well known for its fine dining and high end hospitality winning a number of recent awards. For such a prestigious property, Borthwick Decorators, specialist painters and decorators since 1959, were the logical choice to breathe a new lease of life to the full exterior.

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Paints and coatings specialist, Peter Sotherton, joins Teknos

Peter Sotherton has joined the business development team at Teknos having previously worked for Crown Paints and B&Q. Formerly a Contract Sales Account Manager for Crown Paints working across London and the Home Counties, Peter is now looking forward to the challenges of his new position as Business Development Manager for TeknosPro, part of the hugely successful, established worldwide paints ...

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Trio of new stores added to Crown’s Decorating Centre network

Crown Decorating Centres has welcomed three new stores into the network. Dartford, Newquay and Twickenham all opened in June, further strengthening Crown’s 130 strong UK-wide network of stores and bringing it closer to decorators across the country. The investment in the Crown Decorating Centre network in the South and South West follows hot on the heels of the official opening ...

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Decorator from Penrith takes one step closer to being named Britain’s Top Tradesperson

Selected as a regional finalist, Nina Raistrick from Penrith is one step closer to the final in Screwfix’s annual search to find and reward Britain’s Top Tradesperson 2018 with the main prize being the keys to a brand new Mitsubishi L200 Warrior pickup truck worth £33,000 OTR. Championing decorating and design, she has seen off competition from tradesmen and women ...

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