PAINTS

A HUGE COLLECTION OF DESIGNER PAINTS FROM TOP BRANDS, FOR MANY PURPOSES

Our Designer Paints include leading manufacturers such as Sanderson, Zoffany, Farrow & Ball, Little Greene and Designers Guild.

These paints can be used for a wide range of applications and their composition is designed to minimise the environmental impact.

Whether you’re after a specific finish, durability, pigmentation or other feature, we recommend a visit to our store so one of our friendly team members can give you advice, answer your questions and ensure you make the right choice.

Not sure about which colour to choose? Try a paint sample first

The best way to tell whether you’ve chosen the right colour is by testing it on a smaller surface first. We recommend you try a paint sample from any of our brands. We also provide paint charts, free of charge, to give you a general idea of the choices available.

Looking for something specific?

Multipurpose paints

Not only do our paints come in hundreds of colours, each of them has different compositions that make them unique properties for different applications.

You can easily choose on our online shop from several of these compositions, and they are defined below for each brand.

All Sanderson paints are made in the UK and are formulated to minimise VOCs (volatile organic compounds, which contribute to atmospheric pollution).

Active Emulsion

Ideal for corridors, kitchens and playrooms, Sanderson Active Emulsion is a highly durable product for busy family homes and can be used on walls and woodwork. With on 6% sheen level, it achieves a classic matt appearance whilst maintaining a smooth washable finish.

Water Based Eggshell

Sanderson Acrylic Eggshell is a hard-wearing, water-based paint suitable for interior walls, ceilings, woodwork, radiators and metalwork. It has a washable, low sheen finish, making it perfect for kitchens, bathrooms and conservatories. Also suitable for use on interior and exterior woodwork and metals which have been primed.

Oil Based Eggshell

This traditional oil-based paint gives a low sheen finish that is resistant to steam and condensation, making it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms and conservatories. It’s also durable enough for interior and exterior woodwork and metalwork (with a suitable primer) including doors, window frames, skirting boards and radiators.

Zoffany water based paints contain low VOCs (volatile organic compounds that contribute to atmospheric pollution) and Zoffany oil based paints have been specially formulated to reduce VOC content. Therefore all finished contain levels below those directed by EU legislation, making Zoffany a sustainable choice without compromising on quality.

Flat Emulsion

Matt paint giving an exceptionally chalky finish, which emphasises the deep pigments in each colour. The durability of this water-based emulsion is ideal for interior walls and ceilings, leaving a wipeable surface.

Elite Emulsion

A washable and stain resistant paint for modern living, this water-based finish is ideal for kitchens, children’s rooms and high traffic areas.

Acrylic Eggshell

Hardwearing, water-based, high opacity paint suitable for interior ceilings and walls and both interior and exterior suitable primed woodwork and metalwork. This durable acrylic eggshell paint gives a mid-sheen finish ideal for kitchens, bathrooms and conservatories leaving a washable finish.

Eggshell

Traditional, hardwearing oil-based paint giving a low-sheen finish, resistant to steam and condensation in kitchens, bathrooms and conservatories, this durable eggshell paint is ideal for interior/exterior woodwork and metalwork where washing down is intended.

All paints are water-based and environmentally friendly with low VOCs.

Perfect Matt Emulsion

A premium highly pigmented, hard wearing emulsion with a flat matt chalky finish which is washable.

  • Sheen level of just 2% (dead matt)
  • Suitable for use on interior walls and ceilings

Perfect Eggshell

A classic low-sheen, durable, non-yellowing, water-based eggshell.

  • Low sheen level of 20%
  • For interior and exterior use.
  • Suitable for use on woodwork & primed metal work, and kitchen and bathroom walls.

Perfect Floor Paint

A self-priming, hardwearing low-sheen, eggshell finish floor paint, offering great flow and a smooth finish, suitable for use on interior wooden floors.

  • Sheen level 23%
  • Low odour
  • Suitable for wooden interior floors

Perfect Masonry Paint

A hardwearing, weatherproof masonry paint suitable for use outdoors on walls, brickwork and render, offering a beautifully deep chalky finish.

  • Sheen level of just 5%
  • Durable – 15 years life expectancy
  • Contains anti-fungal properties and is mildew resistant

Estate Emulsion

Estate Emulsion is our signature chalky matt finish. Perfectly suited to less busy areas, Estate Emulsion is a sophisticated and refined choice for interior walls and ceilings.

  • Chalky matt finish, with 2% sheen
  • Wipeable
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Suitable for less busy areas – interior walls and ceilings
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.

Modern Emulsion

Modern Emulsion is an exceptionally durable and versatile finish. Modern Emulsion is mould resistant so perfectly suited to bathrooms and kitchens, along with busy areas such as hallways. A smart, matt choice for interior walls and ceilings.

  • Matt finish with 7% sheen
  • Washable, wipeable, scuff, stain and mould resistant
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Suitable for bathrooms and kitchens along with busy areas such as hallways – interior walls and ceilings
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.

Estate Eggshell

Estate Eggshell provides a robust finish for interior wood and metal. With highly scuff resistant properties and a smooth silk finish, Estate Eggshell is an ideal way to update furniture pieces, kitchen cupboards, radiators, skirting boards, doors and dado rails.

  • Silk finish with 20% sheen
  • Washable and wipeable
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.

Modern Eggshell

Modern Eggshell is our very hardwearing mid sheen finish. Used to update floors, staircases, skirting boards and even to freshen up kitchen units and cupboards. Modern Eggshell offers an even more durable (and slightly glossier) alternative to Estate Eggshell.

  • Mid sheen finish, 40% sheen level
  • Washable and wipeable
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Suitable for floors, staircases, skirting boards, kitchen cupboards and units
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.

Full Gloss

Full Gloss is our extremely versatile and high sheen finish perfect for both interior and exterior wood and metal. With its reflective finish and high durability, Full Gloss offers a dramatic statement that can be used on surfaces throughout the interior and exterior home.

  • High gloss finish, 95% sheen level
  • Washable and wipeable
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.
  • Resistant to water, flaking, peeling and colour fade for up to six years

Exterior Eggshell

Exterior Eggshell is a durable silk sheen finish ideal for exterior softwood and hardwood window frames, cladding and garden furniture, as well as on railing, gates, guttering and other metal surfaces. Flexible but hardwearing, this breathable finish and can be used to inject colour onto almost anything in the garden.

  • Silk finish, 20% sheen level
  • Flexible and breathable, water and fungal resistant
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.
  • Resistant to flaking, peeling and colour fade for up to six years

Exterior Masonry

Exterior Masonry is our high performance finish specially formulated for externa; masonry surfaces. Extremely tough, hardwearing and durable, this matt finish can also be used to add colour to garden walls, flower pots and garden ornaments.

  • Very flat matt finish, 2% sheen level
  • Highly breathable, water and fungal resistant
  • Quick drying
  • Low VOC – Eco friendly
  • Water based, low odour and safe for children and pets.
  • Resistant to peeling, cracking, chalking, blistering and colour fade for up to 15 years

Absolute Matt Emulsion

Our most popular paint, Absolute Matt Emulsion is the classic finish for interior walls and ceilings. It’s a water-based, environmentally friendly paint and dries to an incredibly flat finish that exudes character.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • A beautiful flat finish for walls & ceilings
  • Certified completely safe for children’s rooms
  • Gloss level – 3% (very matt)

Intelligent Matt Emulsion

Intelligent Matt Emulsion is Little Greene’s ground-breaking paint – it’s matt, environmentally-friendly and completely washable. This makes it suitable for all areas of your home including kitchens, bathrooms, children’s rooms and high-traffic hallways.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Washable
  • Great for walls & ceilings
  • Can even be used on woodwork and radiators
  • Certified completely safe for children’s rooms and furniture
  • Gloss level – 5% (very matt)

Intelligent Interior Eggshell

Formulated to resist moisture, staining and general wear and tear, Intelligent Eggshell has a tough yet subtle finish and is a superb paint for woodwork and kitchen & bathroom walls.

It will give tremendous service in a busy home and is an ideal solution for those who want durability with a soft, low-sheen finish.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Fully washable
  • Suitable for most surfaces including walls, woodwork and primed metals such as radiators and pipework
  • Certified completely safe for children’s rooms and furniture
  • Gloss level – 15% (low)

Intelligent Exterior Eggshell

A high performance, self-priming opaque wood finish with excellent penetration, making it one of the smartest choices for exterior joinery.

  • Virtually odourless
  • Extremely durable, flexible finish
  • Inhibits mould and algal growth
  • Weather resistant and completely washable
  • Suitable for all exterior woodwork
  • Can also be used on suitably primed metalwork
  • Self-priming on new and bare wood
  • Surface dry in hours, recoat in 16 hours
  • Low Sheen (15%)

Intelligent Gloss Paint

A tough, washable paint with a high sheen, Intelligent Gloss is a quick-drying alternative Oil Gloss and is suitable for interior or exterior use.

It is ideal for use on interior woodwork, metals and plaster walls, particularly in rooms which need to be cleaned frequently such as kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Fully washable
  • Suitable for interior woodwork, plaster walls and primed metals
  • Gloss level – 85% (high)

Masonry Paint

Gone are the days of a limited colour choice for exterior painting. Little Greene’s Exterior Masonry Paint is available in almost all colours – use it to achieve a long-lasting matt finish on brick, stone or rendered walls.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Water-based
  • Quick-drying to a smooth finish
  • Will last 15 years on exterior walls before repainting is required
  • Resists dirt
  • Contains anti-fungal and anti-aging properties to look good for longer
  • Gloss level – 5% (very matt)

Tom’s Oil Eggshell

The preferred finish of one of our senior chemists, this exterior eggshell, opaque wood finish has excellent flow, giving a beautiful low sheen on woodwork and metalwork.

  • Available in all colours
  • Extremely durable, flexible finish
  • Weather resistant and completely washable
  • Suitable for exterior woodwork and metalwork
  • surface dry in 4 hours, recoat in 16 hours
  • Fully washable
  • Low sheen (15%)

Traditional Oil/Gloss Paint

Oil Gloss has a classic high sheen finish which is popular (and very smart) on front doors and also used on interior/exterior woodwork and metalwork.
Extremely hard-wearing and shiny enough to reflect a lot of light, Oil Gloss is both practical and extremely elegant and uses our eco-oil recipe, which has been formulated with naturally occurring vegetable oils.

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Completely washable
  • Oil based
  • A classic, durable finish for woodwork and primed metalwork
  • Suitable for interior and exterior use
  • Gloss level – 85% (very high)

Floor Paint (Interior)

Painting the floor is an easy yet dramatic way to change the feel of a room, and with most of the Little Greene colour range at your fingertips you can be as bold or as subtle as you like.

Floor Paint has an attractive and extremely tough mid sheen finish and uses our eco-oil recipe, which has been formulated using naturally occurring vegetable oils.

  • Environmentally-friendly
  • Oil-based
  • Hard-wearing and completely washable
  • Can be used on wooden and concrete floors
  • Gloss level – 50% (mid)

Flat Oil Eggshell

A low odour, modern oil-based paint which resists staining and general wear and tear.

  • Oil-based
  • Suitable for most surfaces including woodwork and primed metals e.g. radiators and pipework.
  • Gloss level – 15-20% (low)
  • Surface dry in 4 hours, re-coat in 16 hours.
  • Fully washable

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