Painters/Decorators

Geoff Mowlam  07930 169 745  geoffmowlam@gmail.com
  • I would like to recommend a local decorator, . He’s been working in the area for years. Geoff did a top quality job on the outside of my house in Alconbury rd last Autumn. He also does interior jobs of any size as well as garden maintenance and clearing. He’s reasonably priced as well as being personable and easy to get on with.  (VD, Jun 2017)

Rosie Jones  07818 440 923 thepracticaldecorators@yahoo.com.
  • Rosie did a lovely job on our new loft (TA 2018)
  • Apart from doing a good job, Rosie and her team are reliable, hardworking, trustworthy, cheerful, considerate and they tidy up after themselves! We’ve already booked them to come and do some more decorating in a few weeks.  (H., 2013)
  • Even though we had only asked for a quick splash of paint on the walls to freshen up the place, they were so thorough and careful in everything. They did way beyond what I expected – cleaning the woodwork, filling in cracks, really caring about doing the job well. They left the place clean and tidy and even brought their own tea and biscuits! (FF, Jun 2012)
  • Rosie and Anna did a brilliant job decorating my 6 metre high hallway and staircase. They also gave me some good ideas about how to introduce more light into my dark hallway. They gave a really good all-round service, and at a very reasonable price! It was a pleasure to have them around because they are considerate and friendly, and I’m thrilled with the result. (CB, Dec 2012)
  • If you need decorating done I would like to highly recommend The Practical Decorators. They decorated our ground floor hallway and up to the first floor and did a beautiful job. They have also decorated our son’s bedroom including painting the floorboards white. They did a fantastic job and left the house clean, tidy and very welcoming after. (SK, Jan 2014)
  • Recommended (BG, Oct 2016)

Dale Sawyer  020 8559 1778; 07956 924 126; dalesawyer@live.co.uk
  • Dale and his team made an impressive job of papering our very large hall – including a five metre drop. He assessed the job with a professional eye and gave a competitive quote.  (IB, Sept 2014)
  • We had Dale back to paper our sitting room in 2019. Another excellent job. (IB, Nov 2019)

Rafal Sujkowski  07766 810 888; brightsidedecor8@gmail.com; www.brightsidedecor8.com
  • Painter and decorator – exterior and interior.  Local, reliable and reasonable:  (PK, Sep 2011)

Ray Bushell  020 8802 9648; 07949 265 324
  • The guy I used was . He was very good – prepared all the surfaces properly, did a good job painting, was tidy, reliable and friendly. His telephone numbers are  (AP)

Allen Swain  020 8533 0735
  • Allen Swain is a brilliant painter (although often very busy). Give him a try. (JL, Nov 2009)

Richard McCall  07540 806 101
  • I just had a couple of rooms in my flat done by Richard. Thought he was really good. He does all sorts: painting, plumbing, tiling, kitchen and bathroom installations.  Fairly reasonable too. (EK, Jul 2010)

Thomas King  thomasking16@googlemail; 07832  319 991)
  • Tom has just completed installing a new bathroom and painting in our home and we are all pleased and impressed with his work. He is a very considerate worker and took care to protect everything in the house. His workmanship is excellent and he cleans up before he leaves. He is prepared to work hours that suit you and provides a 24 call out service. (MM, Feb 2011)

Alex Amery  07779 325 974
  • Alex painted the outside of our house last year. He did a good job that we were very pleased with. If anyone is looking for a decorator, he has years of experience and I would recommend him. He is on . (EF, Apr 2011)

Louis (L.C.T contractors)  07818 617 373
  • Nice guy, went out of his way to get the job finished on time (including coming on a Sunday morning to give one last coat of paint) (GP, Feb 2014)

Kyle Glazebrook  07971 795 178
  • I have used Kyle Glazebrook a few times.  Careful and considerate.   (CP Nov 2013)

Steve Crymble  07538 646 701.
  • The outside front of my house was in a poor state. Earlier this year, he rebuilt the crumbling decorative plaster bits and completely painted the outside. He has also done two rooms inside. He is very reliable and a really nice and considerate person to have around.  (HB, Jun 2016)
  • Steve Crymble and his colleague Richard did a great job on the exterior paintwork of my house. It was really shabby and needed repairs to windows and door, as well as plasterwork, and I’m very happy with the end result. They did a really thorough job and kept everything neat and tidy. Steve is highly organised and efficient, helpful and pleasant to deal with, and the cost was very reasonable. Very happy to recommend. (AW, July 2017)

Suzanna  07944 163 913
  • Recommended (RW, Mar 2015)

Jerome Wright  07753 988 236  jj.wright@hotmail.com
  • Recommended (May 2015)
  • Recommended. (SJ, Oct 2020)

Jens Marott  Marottij@gmail.com 
  • We used Jens Marott who did a really fine job for us a couple of years ago. We had the hall and couple of rooms decorated. (MG, Oct 2020)
  • We just had the front of our house painted and I’d like to recommend the painter – Jens Marott. He did great work and was friendly, neat and courteous. He and his partner maintained social distancing throughout and wore PPE as needed, and were very scrupulous about it. (AD, May 2020)

Luis Gjergjaj  igdhandyman@gmail.com
  • We’ve worked with Luis Gjergjaj a couple of times, and he and his team have done a really good job, work quietly and are very careful about tidying up afterwards. Good value too. (AB, Oct 2020)

Julia O Hanlon  020 7281 6291; 07961 408 964  
  • She decorated my stairwell last year and another room previously. Very good and reasonable, neat, clean and quick .  Has also done a lot of other work in the area – she was recommended by someone else. It is her full time job.  (BG, Mar 2009)

Steve  07704 336 866
  • I can recommend Steve. He painted our house on in the summer very well (EL, Nov 2009)
  • Did a great job decorating my study. He was very reliable and efficient and has a great eye for detail. He did exactly what he said he would do and was very pleasant to have around the house. I would definitely recommend him. (CL, Jan 2011)

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