Crown Paints, with headquarters in Darwen, Lancashire has roots extending back nearly two centuries. The company of today is the UK�s largest and most successful independent paint manufacturer. The breadth of Crown Paints� portfolio encompasses the professional and DIY user, with brands known for quality and reliability. Our professional finishes � notably Crown Trade, Sandtex Trade and Sadolin � are specified for some of the UK�s most prestigious buildings, while those for domestic use have found favour with several generations of home owners. Always at the leading edge in colour, Crown�s paints and wood stains can be relied on consistently to deliver a little extra both in aesthetics and performance.