What We Do

All our branches offer a diverse range of decorating products including paint from brand leaders Dulux, Farrow & Ball and Crown paints. We are also exclusive distributors of Tikkurila paints in the East of England and the Midlands.

Our Colchester and Bury St Edmunds sites offer a full range of timber, glass, ironmongery, tools, landscaping, building supplies and much, much more.

Glass has formed a core part of the business since the company started. Glass cut to size, balastrades, splash-backs, shower screens and glazing products are available from Colchester, Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, Ipswich and Melton.

Our Colchester branch in Essex is the home of our design-led kitchens, bathrooms, interiors and tiles showroom. We are able to provide full quotations for the supply and installation of our beautiful ranges.

So, please browse through our website to order your paint and wallpaper online, learn more about what we offer, or visit our showrooms for a warm welcome and expert advice from one of our specialist consultants.

Our Company History

Kent Blaxill has served the Colchester area in Essex since 1838, when it was founded as an oil and glass business on the town’s High Street. Since then, the family-owned firm has expanded across twenty one sites across the East of England and the Midlands.

The company strives to offer customers the best of tried and trusted brands and the latest innovative products all at competitive prices.

At Kent Blaxill, the family ethos – trust, excellence, experience and innovation – is the essence of our brand. These values have been instrumental in building our sense of identity and drives our sense of purpose going forwards.



Find a Branch

With twenty one branches throughout Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Kent, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire, Kent Blaxill is able to meet the needs of professional builders, decorators and private customers alike.


Join Our Team

Kent Blaxill and Co Ltd is a family run business with over 180 years in the industry. Here at Kent Blaxill we are constantly on the lookout for top talent to join our growing team of staff.

With roles ranging from sales assistants through to branch management within the trade/retail sector and a variety of positions to join our head office team, a career at Kent Blaxill could be for you.


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