About Us

Our experienced painters and decorators bring a wealth of expertise to every project

Our Mission

Protective and Decorative Surface Coatings Ltd’s mission is to provide the highest possible standards of service, making use of superior materials to ensure customer satisfaction and earn customer loyalty through the high quality, cost effective service we provide.

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Why Choose Us?

Over 60 Years Experience

Dedicated to turning spaces into mesmerising pieces of art, we are proud of our extensive track record in delivering unmatched craftsmanship and outstanding service to our clientele.

Proessional Experts

Committed to excellence, professionalism, and ensuring customer contentment, our seasoned painters and decorators contribute a wealth of knowledge to each undertaking, whether it pertains to a residential property, commercial establishment, or historic edifice.

Trusted and Reliable

Our steadfast dedication to achieving excellence has firmly established us as a dependable and reputable option for individuals looking to elevate the aesthetics of their spaces in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.

Meet The Team

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Stewart Purves

Managing Director

Stewart has over 50 years of experience in the painting and decorating industry. Client satisfaction is his main priority. His can do attitude is one of his main strengths and will over come any hurdle in front off him.

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Gary Irvine


Gary has been with the business for over 23 years.

Going from apprentice to tradesman to Foreman to contracts manager to now Director.

He Has I keen eye for detail and has set the standard that the company go by to this day.

He is the heartbeat of the business and takes control and delegates to make sure all tasks are done daily to his standards.

He deals with the estimating from main contractors and private clients and will always try his best to meet clients needs and budget

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Scott Purves


Scott looks after our fleet, health and safety, human resources and small works within the business.

He makes sure we are updated with all current requirements and always goes that extra mile to make sure clients needs are met.

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Sandy Higginson


Sandy looks after live contracts. Making sure material levels are kept in order and the tradesman are delivering good quality work on sites.

He has daily meetings with the directors to make sure labour is allocated to each job and keeps an eye on programmes to make sure we are meeting deadlines for our clients.

Over 60 years experience in all aspects of painting and decorating

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