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Johnstone's announces 2008 winners of Painter of the Year Awards

Published: 10 April 2008
Elite of the painting and decorating industry recognised at the 25th annual Johnstone’s Painter of the Year awards.
Johnstone's announces 2008 winners of Painter of the Year Awards
The event celebrated the creative talents and workmanship of the UK's painting and decorating professionals.

Over 100 submissions were received from companies that had used either Johnstone's or Leyland paints to complete contracts throughout 2007.

Members of Johnstone's technical team selected 16 finalists to attend the award ceremony on March 29th 2008 at The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire.

The awards are divided into four main project categories - Residential, Commercial, Refurbishment and Special Interest.

The biggest winner on the night was Doncaster based company J Ibbotson Ltd, who was awarded the prestigious accolade of 'Supreme Winner' after being recognised in the Refurbishment category for its decorative work on the stunning Royal Hall project in Harrogate.

As 'Supreme Winner', the company also drove away in a brand new van that had been fully sign written.


Other winners on the night included:

  • Residential Category
  • Mackay Decorators for 82 Main Street, East Calder.

  • Commercial Category
  • Dunningham Decorators for Northumbria University, Eastern Campus, Newcastle.

  • Refurbishment Category
  • J Ibbotson Ltd for The Royal Hall, Harrogate.

  • Special Interest Category
  • Bernard Watson for Sodality Chapel, Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe.



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