Kent Blaxill Colchester

Kent Blaxill Decorating, Glass & Building Centre
129 - 139 Layer Road

Tel: 01206 216000
Fax: 01206 710257

Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 7.00am-5.00pm
Saturday 8.00am-5.00pm
Open Good Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Our Kent Blaxill Colchester branch is our largest site, with a purpose-built 7 acre site stocked with building products, decorating products, kitchen & bathroom showrooms and so much more. From here, we offer every service that Kent Blaxill operates, all under one roof.

Building Products

  • Large stock of bricks and blocks.
  • Brick matching service to ensure that the new bricks you select are a match for existing brickwork.
  • Complete range of building materials including cements, plasters, mortars, lintels and more.
  • Ironmongery, screws and fixings.

Landscaping Products

Our landscaping department has a wide range of displays, showcasing paving, patios, decking, garden furniture and buildings.

  • Slabs and pavers
  • Real stone paving
  • Rockery stones and pebbles
  • Fencing
  • Decking - Softwood & Composite
  • Pergolas, garden buildings, garden furniture and more


  • On-site timber mill offering a range of services including; sawing, cross-cutting, treatment and timber grading.
  • Stocks of treated timber for interior and exterior use.
  • Large stocks of sheet materials including plywood and OSB for interior and exterior use.
  • Richard Burbidge Stairparts and Mouldings


  • Stockists of Dulux Trade, Tikkurila, Armstead, Crown Trade, Sandtex Trade, BEDEC, Zinsser and many more trusted trade paints.
  • Designer paints from Farrow & Ball, Little Greene, Earthborn, Sanderson, Paint Library and many more.
  • Full range of wallpaper collections from known designer brands.
  • Colour mixing service, love a colour? Bring it in and let our experts match it for you!
  • Sadolins, Sikkens, Ronseal and Cuprinol wood treatments for interior and exterior timber.
  • A wide range of protective and specialist coatings available, ask in-store for details
  • A complete range of decorators' sundry items including paint brushes and rollers, tools, clothing and accessories
  • We offer a same day/next day delivery service for stocked decorating orders placed before 9am.​


  • Full Plumbers Merchant within our large 7 acre site.
  • Stockists of known brands such as Honeywell, K-rad, Polypipe and more.
  • Large stocks of plumbing materials and products such copper piping, end feed, compression products, Solder ring and Speedfit fittings
  • A range of Bathrooms, Taps, Showers and Accessories on display.
  • Next day delivery on in-stock items


As a cornerstone of our business, the glass department and the services it offers are very valuable to us and our customers. We offer a wide range of glass products and in-house services:

  • Glass cutting - our large glass warehouse here in Colchester has computer-controlled glass cutting tables that allows large sheets of glass to be cut quickly and efficiently.
  • Glass stock - we keep stocks of every sort of glass that can be cut or templated to your requirements.
  • Small projects - if you need a hole cut in glass for an air-vent or cat-flap, this is the place to go.


  • Stockists of Makita, Bosch, Trend, Festool and other well-known and trusted powertool brands.
  • A wide range of hand tools from Faithfull, Stanley, Ox and more.
  • Spares and parts available from the tool counter.
  • Drill bits, grinding discs, cutters and more.

Tool Hire

  • A large selection of heavy equipment is available to hire from Kent Blaxill.
  • Landscaping equipment includes rotovators, rammers, rollers, lawnmowers and more.
  • Interior use machinery including carpet cleaners, wallpaper steamers, sanders and dust extraction units.
  • Exterior use machinery available as well as towers, scaffolding, generators and safety equipment.