G C Johnson Revamp

You may have noticed recently, there is a lot of work going on in store here at G C Johnson. With the removal of one window display, we are on our way to creating a paint consultation area. Not only is the whole shop now a lot brighter, we have found it is really helping our customers make more confident paint choices.

Work is still undergo as we re-decorate and re-shuffle, but feel free to pop by and see what we’ve done so far! We have some stunning new wallpapers up on display,  these papers are some of our favourite timeless classics!  There’s still some change to come so watch this space…

Forecourt Facelift – Wednesday 26th September 2018

On Wednesday 26th September we are having our forecourt resurfaced and therefore there will be no parking on the front that day. We have arranged parking in the Toby Carvery just down the road for that day. You do not need to register your registration with the pub, we have arranged it so you can park freely for the 26th September.

If you would like more information give us a call on 02085047925



The return of retro…

As we start to think about decorating our homes for Autumn, why not consider some of these trendy colours.


As Pantone’s colour of the year, Ultra-violet is beginning to come into its own. A good option for this blue-based purple is Little Greene’s Thai Sapphire (116). Don’t worry if you are not feeling brave enough for this bold hue, you can use softer purples and lilacs to trickle the trend into your home. Try Farrow & Ball’s Brassica (271) or Calluna (270).


Blush is the colour that doesn’t quit. This pink is a trend that has stuck, but pairing this hue with new accessories and accents can give the space a whole new look! Blush can take many forms, from deep blush to nude tones to sugary pink, so experiment with some sample pots and see which you prefer. Here are some examples: Farrow & Ball Setting Plaster (231), Dead Salmon (28), Pink Ground (202), Mylands Threadneedle (262), Palmerston Pink (243), Bloomsbury (267).


This chic colour teams with blush and ultra-violet beautifully but works equally well alone as an accent colour to neutral interiors . The warm tones of terracotta balance the blue undertones of ultra violet. Farrow & Ball’s Red Earth is great for a light, welcoming terracotta red.


These retro colours are making their comeback and just in time to add some colour and warmth to cool, airy spaces.

Don’t worry if you can’t find a colour you love because Farrow & Ball are launching new colours this September! Join us for our first look event, where you’ll get to see the new colours with Farrow & Ball representative Lindsey Crowley, and have our interior designer team on hand to help pair these with wallpaper and fabric. The event is first come first serve with limited spaces available, so email us at interiordesign@gcjohnson.com now to avoid disappointment! The event will take place Thursday 20th September 6pm-7pm.