Paint manufacturers listed here varied from those who produce traditional paints such as limewash, distempers etc, to those suitable for historic buildings due their qualities such as breatheablity such as silicate paints and those offering traditional colour ranges suitable for period properties.
Companies supplying goods or services for Paint
The Cornish Lime Company is a leading producer and supplier of a wide range of lime products including our own Ready Mix Lime Mortars, Dry Mix Mortars, and Mature Lime Putty. With over twenty five years experience, we are suitably experienced to offer practical help and advice for all your building and conservation needs. We also supply wide range of coarse and fine sands, aggregates, paints including Aglaia Natural Paints and Beeck Mineral Paints, cements, cob, paving and tools. Lime Courses and Training Events are regularly held on site.
Earthborn provide environmentally friendly decorating products, an alternative to conventional paints, with core products awarded the EU Ecolabel. No oils or acrylics mean no nasty emissions and high breathability. They are better for you, your home and the environment. Paints used in historic buildings need to be highly breathable to protect the fabric of the building. Earthborn products include Claypaint, Eggshell, Wood Stain, Casein Paint, Pigments, Wall Glaze, Wallpaper Paste, Ecopro Emulsion and Silicate Masonry System. The Ecopro Silicate Masonry System offers a high performance alternative to lime wash and conventional masonry paints, which allows the masonry to breathe.
Packed with pigment and formulated with only natural ingredients giving a patina alive with pure colour. Finishes with exceptional depth and a subtle response to light which synthetic paints can’t mimic. Edward Bulmer is a ‘Colourman’: a master of both the art and science of colour. Renowned for restoring Britain’s heritage buildings he has the technical know-how to translate historic references into paint shades perfectly tuned for modern living - “the revival of natural colour.” Pots of Paint has 72 colours, from the fabulously vivid Invisible Green to perfect neutrals. 1950 colours from the Natural Colour System (NCS) are available.
Hirst Conservation, also specialise in the manufacture of traditional building products, including limewash, lime putty, lead oil paint and distemper, zinc paint, soft distemper, Victorian milk paint and specialist red and white lead (lead carbonate) paints. Products can be provided in large or small quantities in traditional tones chosen from their colour chart, or made bespoke.
Keim Mineral Paints have had a significant role in the restoration of our heritage since 1878. Keim Mineral Paints are environmentally friendly, sustainable, colourfast protective and decorative surface coatings. They provide a wide range of solutions to common problems associated with conventional film forming acrylic coatings in addition to being highly decorative. Keim Mineral Paints give specifiers confidence in the longevity of decoration and are ideal for use in restoration and conservation due to the high breathability of the paints, compatibility with lime and use of all natural ingredients. Render, concrete and stone repair materials are also available.
Marston & Langinger produce conservatories of the highest quality with great attention to detail. Related products include lantern lights and greenhouses, and they have an extensive range of traditional doors.
Mike Wye & Associates are one of the foremost UK suppliers of sustainable, natural and traditional building materials and systems. Our extensive product range includes: traditional lime mortars and plasters, natural hydraulic limes, sustainable insulation (such as recycled foam glass for limecrete floors, cork, wood fibre and sheep's wool), beautiful polished plasters, and natural paints, oils and waxes. Having our own team of specialist contractors, our advice is founded on the practical application of our products in the real world - therefore ensuring successful results and optimum performance of the products and systems we supply.
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate,
Berkshire RG4 5BY & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
Specialists in historic paints for period properties, Histocolour’s own linseed oil paint brand offers a palette of colours selected for period properties. Each Histocolour paint recreates colours used in some of the most important historic homes in England. Histocolour has also has selected the very best paint manufacturers renowned for their exciting colour palette of superior quality and longevity. Histocolour are the exclusive distributor in the UK for Emente Paint, dating back to 1880, with a fantastic choice of colours and linseed oil paints from Ottosson. All of our paints are totally natural and eco friendly.
27 Woodcock Industrial Estate, Warminster,Wiltshire, BA12 9DX
Tel 01985 213960 Fax 01985 213931
They provide traditional paints, coatings, brushes and tools for the repair, conservation and preservation of historic buildings. Their traditional and natural coatings include Clarina Linseed Oil paint, distemper super, amstel distemper, extra fine lime putty, chapel coat, schoolhouse wax etc.
Farrow & Ball
, Uddens Estate, Wimborne,
Dorset BH21 7NL
Telephone 01202 876141
Morris & Co
, Chalfont House
Denham UB9 4DX UK
Telephone 0844 543 9500 Fax 0844 543 9555
Patrick Baty, Papers and Paints
, 4 Park Walk
Telephone 0207 352 8626 Fax 0207 352 1017
Rose of Jericho
, Horchester Farm, Holywell, Nr. Evershot, Dorchester Dorset DT2 0LL Telephone 01935 83676 Fax 01935 83903