About us

Apart of the Hempel Group, a world leading coating supplier for the decorative, protective and marine markets, Crown Paints can trace its history over 200 years. We also have a number of years’ experience working closely with in excess of 100 Housing providers, providing expertise and dedicated support via our network of over 130 Crown Decorating Centres (CDC) across the UK.

Lot 1 – Home Decorating Schemes

Home Decorating Schemes are available through our network of Crown Decorating Centres, these can be tailored to meet the needs of the property size whilst providing the resident with quality trade paint and sundry items to decorate their home.

Our Crown Decorating Centres are available to support your residents with the below services:-

  • Delivery to their front door
  • Collection from their chosen Crown Decorating Centre
  • Expert technical advice and guidance

Customer Testimonials

“We have a long-standing relationship with Crown and the Home Decoration Scheme and are purchasing through the PfH framework as well as the Crown Paints CDC network and are delighted with service levels from all aspects of the company including Emma Alexander, staff at Sunderland CDC and Crown Paints specification department.”

“We have been using Crown Paints since February and have already seen substantial savings…in money and time. There are additional benefits such as discounts for all existing Lambeth tenants and corporate social responsibility (CSR) contributions including free paint for community projects as well as free delivery.”

CDC Store Finder

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Specification services

We understand that projects can often be complicated and ensuring that the right coatings are specified can be a challenge.

Our Specification Team offers a variety of services to help create effective specifications for any project to find out more please contact one of the key contacts below:

Michael Anderson- National Sales Development Manager

Phone: 07831217335


Ian Lealand- Business Development Manager

Phone: 07771 825854


Company and Sustainability

Hempel is proudly owned by the Hempel Foundation, which supports cultural, humanitarian and scientific causes across the world.

Projects they are involved within include :-

  • Sustainability
  • Charity & Community
  • Education, Skills & Apprenticeships

To find out more please download a copy of our latest Company and Sustainability report.


As a company, we at crown paints believe strongly in supporting charities and worthwhile causes where possible.

Since 2010, we have donated over £110,000 to a variety of deserving charities, including Children with Cancer who we partnered up with in 2016.

If you would like to know more about the Decorative Solutions framework, please click here.