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Why not come and see what we have in stock. We have ample free parking and a team of experienced staff to help you get exactly what you are looking for. With our paint tinting technology if it isn't on the shelf we will make it in less than five minutes.

H White and Son Ltd
42-44 Brockley Rise
Forest Hill
SE23 1LJ

Telephone: 020 8690 9040
Facsimile: 020 8690 7010

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Our Stock

 At Whites Trade Paints, we make sure that we stock the very best brands that are available for the professional and domestic decorator.

As a premier supplier for many of our brands, you can be sure that if, on a rare occasion, we do not have stock, that we are sure to be able to get it very quickly.

If you are unsure of what brand to choose then please don’t hesitate to give us a call or pop-in and see us.

We will be delighted to help.

And if you are the type of person that wants to choose the colour and then sit back and enjoy new look after the hard work has been done, then you just need to click on to our links and business page where we list some local professionals.

If you are a tradesmen and want to be registered on our referral database click here to see what you need to do.

Please make sure that you take all necessary advice and references before employing any trade professional.



Dulux Trade is the leading brand in the UK trade market. Offering an outstanding combination of product quality and performance together with unsurpassed levels of service and technical support, the Dulux Trade range can be used and specified with complete confidence.

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Cuprinol Trade is the authority in high quality woodcare products for the professional and provides you with a comprehensive range for all your needs. With a strong heritage long associated with garden and landscape applications, preservers, fillers and eradicators, Cuprinol Trade also offers a range of woodstains and varnishes for internal and external use.

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Glidden Trade has been the fastest growing paint brand in the UK market in recent years. With Glidden Trade you know you're getting a comprehensive range that combines excellent value for money with great product quality and all from ICI Paints. Trusted by decorators, contractors and distributors across the industry, Glidden Trade has a comprehensive product range formulated to meet the needs of the UK trade professional, backed by the service and support you would expect from ICI Paints. Whether it's for domestic jobs, small commercial work or large scale contracts, Glidden Trade has the products, the service, the distribution and service that our customers demand.

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Crown Trade Paints at Whites Trade Paints

Crown Paints is the UK's largest independent paint manufacturer, with a history which goes back as far as 1777. It goes without saying that our highest priority from that day has been the production of high quality paints that meet our customers' needs.

Meeting customer needs means more than getting the right colour; we design and test our products to provide the highest coverage performance with the greatest longevity on the surface. We offer services that enable professionals and specifiers to get the most out of our products and of course, we do get the colour right, with the industry-leading SCAN code helping to ensure precise colour matching.

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With over 30 years of heritage, the Hammerite range of products offers unrivalled protection and decoration for metal. With a range of premium products including metal finishes, preparation products and metal primers, the Hammerite range provides the trade with quick-drying solutions and enduring results. Wherever metal is under threat, Hammerite products can be directly applied to rust to form tough barriers for long lasting protection.

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Little Greene paint colours and wallpaper collections will bring fabulous colour and elegance into your home. With a real commitment to the environment, our high quality range of paint finishes have unequalled depth of colour and over 40% more pigment than many ordinary paints. For exterior and interior decorating, our extensive paint palette includes historic colours, extensively researched with English Heritage, and striking contemporary shades.
Together they give you the true Colours of England.


Paint & Paper Library uses the finest ingredients and technology available in order to recreate that vitality and depth of colour found in classical fine art practices and in contemporary visual cultures.

We go to considerable lengths in our product sourcing, our packing policies and the technology we employ to reduce our carbon footprint and minimise our impact on the environment. All our paints meet stringent EEC regulations about VOC (volatile organic compound) content and we are committed to reducing this still further.


We’ve covered all bases with our Trade Professional range, giving you a specific paint for every type of job. There are fourteen different products across the range, including emulsions, solvent based trim products and primers and finishers. All of them boast Johnstone’s trademark quality to give you the best possible finish. At Whites you will find all of the Johnstone’s range. From fillers to finishes! Try the Johnstone’s Paint Calculator to know exactly what you will need


The Sanderson Design Studio has created the Shades Of Sanderson Collection; a colour palette of 120 subtle shades taken from the complete Spectrum colour range of 1,352 colours to make your decorating choices simple. These colours are at the forefront of current trends in interior decorating and have been selected to ensure they perfectly complement Sanderson’s most recent fabric and wallpaper collections and those of other leading interiors brands.

As one of the oldest fabric and wallpaper companies in Britain, Sanderson is proud that all paints are manufactured in the UK to the highest specifications.

Ever since it was established, Toupret’s industrial and commercial activities have been based on its know-how in preparing surfaces (walls and ceilings) and in decorative interior fillers. All are of excellent quality and aimed at both professionals (in new build or renovation) and the DIY market. With our expertise to rely on, we have an overriding ambition to supply all the products our customers need to prepare interior and exterior surfaces before they add a decorative finish.

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As a professional you'll be looking for a really dependable range of paints which will give you and your customers a great finish whilst offering true value for money. If so, then our Macpherson Trade Paints range is definitely the one for you. Whatever type of work you are doing, you'll find Macpherson Trade Paints offers all the different interior and exterior products you need to get the job done - not just the standard products, but a comprehensive range of coatings to cater for every type of decorating task, domestic or commercial, indoors or out.

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Zinsser is the leader in specialist decorative stain-blocking and sealing primers in the UK. Zinsser manufacture guaranteed mould and mildew proof finishes and waterproofing finishes. We also produce a widely used, patented wallcovering removal system.

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No matter how great your house may look on the inside, what people notice first is the outside. Make sure you make the right impression by using Sandtex®, the U.K.'s No. 1 exterior masonry paint brand. Developed by experts, Sandtex® is the foolproof way to give your home an instant facelift and protect it from the elements.

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With its Scandinavian roots reaching back more than two hundred years, Sadolin has undergone many changes but what has remained at its core throughout is a commitment to quality and passion for timber - attributes which have made Sadolin one of the world’s foremost specialists in woodcare.

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In the USA, seven out of ten professional painters select Purdy because we create an exceptional painting experience. You demand the very best in painting tools for a variety of jobs that need to be completed. You expect these tools to help you paint better and faster. And, you continue to place your trust in Purdy by selecting our tools time and time again. For over 80 years, professionals have expected Purdy to provide high quality tools and services that enable them to paint better and faster.

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