News - Blakes Decorators Cambridge and Newmarket


Apprentice of the year awards 2017

A huge well done to our apprentice Leon who managed to pick up an award for painting and decorating level two whilst being a student at west Suffolk college, John and Mandy Blake attended the prestigious event alongside Leon at trinity hall in Ipswich.  Leon said he was surprised and very pleased he had won


The importance of protecting flooring

Carpets can be very costly to replace when damaged during re decoration, home improvement or renovation projects. That’s why using a high quality carpet protector can help prevent damage to carpets or deterioration of the carpet colour and quality. Here at Blakes Decorators we always ensure every job we go to before we start any


Blakes Decorators Centre Don’t forget Blakes Decorators Centre We just want to let all of our customers here at Blakes decorators know about our shop based in Newmarket for those of you that have not heard about us. We stock a wide range of fabric for curtains, blinds and upholstery. Farrow & Ball and Little Greene


Customer photos

  We love seeing customer photos of products bought at the Blakes Decorators showroom. Thanks for sending it in Lesley we are so pleased the staff at Blakes pointed you in the direction and you are happy with the end result. product – Osmo decking oil

Which Paint?

When choosing paint for any new scheme, either commercial or domestic, similar types of trade paint are often considered equal in quality and performance. And many clients favour cheaper products for obvious reasons. Falling into this trap can be both costly and problematic. Here at Blakes, we have nearly 30 years industry experience (and a


Supporting Future Generations

Here at Blakes we understand that the younger generations are the future, that’s why we support apprentices through apprenticeship schemes. We are delighted that we are able to continue to invest in young people, offering them the opportunity to develop their skills and learn a key trade. Our apprentice decorators combine practical experience working on


Proud to be part of the PDA

We are proud to be a member of the Painting & Decorating Association (PDA). The PDA is the UK’s largest trade and employers’ association for contractors in the painting and decorating industry. All members must adhere to the PDA Code of Practice, which means that we are committed to quality, professionalism and fair practice. Our


Continuing CHAS Accreditation

The Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) is the industry standard for health and safety. It assesses an applicant’s health and safety policy statement, their organisation and their specific health and safety arrangements. Here at Blakes, we are proud to announce that we have once again fulfilled the CHAS requirements and have gained accreditation.


Best Quality Workmanship at Competitive Prices

30 Years of Experience

At Blakes we pride ourselves in the best-quality workmanship at the lowest price. We would never use substandard materials and ensure that every product we use is tried, trusted and approved by our highly critical team. Although budget is always an important factor, sometimes spending a little more up front by using a superior product


MacMillan Longest Day Golf Challenge

We are proud of our Director, John Blake, who recently took part in the MacMillan Longest Day Golf Challenge to raise money for people affected by cancer. John, along with three other local businessmen, embarked on the 72 holes in 1 day golf challenge, to help towards the £1 million raised for this worthwhile cause.