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Kent Blaxill Decorating, Glass & Building Centre in Colchester Essex

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Address: 129 - 139 Layer Road
Towns Covered: Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Essex, Great Bentley, Great Horkesley, Marks Tey, Tiptree, Witham
County: Essex
Postcode: CO2 9JY
Telephone: 01206 216000
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 7.00am-5.00pm
Saturday 8.00am-5.00pm
Open Good Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
Welcome to Kent Blaxhill - Colchester Branch
Decorating, Glass & Building Centre

"We can truly say you need look no further than Kent Blaxill"
DECORATING, GLASS AND BUILDING CENTRES With nine diverse sites throughout Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk we are able to meet the needs of the professional builder and decorator, and those of our private customers.

Our capabilities in glass have always been a cornerstone of our business. We offer a glazing and fixing service, emergency call-out to both domestic and business, and can source safety and specialist glass.

Kent Blaxill can provide you with everything you need, be it for a one-off self-build, extension, project or DIY decorating scheme.

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Building Supplies

Kent Blaxill is one of the largest and oldest independent builders’ merchants and suppliers in East Anglia. Over the past 176 years, we’ve built up a reputation for delivering a professional service, expert industry knowledge and quality building supplies you can trust.

We have a 7-acre site at Colchester that is fully stocked with building materials.

We offer a vast range of building materials to suit everyone from a DIY enthusiast to building contractors. We stock timber, bricks and blocks and membranes. You’ll also find damp-proof coursing, building-related chemicals, piping, flue systems, felts and more. In short, Kent Blaxill has everything you need to build a house from the ground up.

All of our goods are available through our branch delivery network via our fast and local delivery service across East Anglia. This ensures you get the materials and supplies you need in a timely manner.

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Landscaping Materials

Landscaping is an opportunity for you to imprint your personality and style onto the land outside of your property. At Kent Blaxill, you’ll find a wide range of quality landscaping materials.

Whether you opt for a low-maintenance, paved driveway or a lush lawn, Kent Blaxill is here to help. Our friendly team can provide expert advice, while our range of popular, classic and contemporary landscaping products will help you get the job done.

From fencing panels by Forest and Jackson to luxurious garden furniture from Bramblecrest and Barlow & Tyrie, you’re assured of quality with Kent Blaxill.

Our Colchester branch has a large paving display, with samples that include Global Stone sandstone, travertine, limestone, slate and granite. You’ll also find marble paving, such as morning mist, to inspire your landscaping project.

If you would like further information and to discuss your requirements, please call 01206 216000



We have a large range of timbers, sheet materials, fencing, doors, windows, staircases and roof trusses.
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Looking for decorating supplies? Kent Blaxill is proud to be home to everything you’ll need to get your project done.

Our range of paint includes industry-leading brands like Farrow & Ball, Little Greene and Earthborn. With them, you can achieve an exceptional quality finish with very little effort.

As well as a great selection of paints, we also offer everything from wallpaper to specialist coatings. Discover all of our decorating equipment online today and receive free UK mainland delivery when you spend over £45.

If you have any queries about any of our products, get in touch with our friendly and helpful team.


The heating & plumbing department offer a full range of Heating, Plumbing and Renwable Energy products to fulfil all your needs from domestic applications to commercial. We stock most of the leading brands when it comes to meeting the needs of our customers and are able to offer expert advice when it comes updating your Heating system right through to complete new installation including advice on Solar and other Renewable energy sources that could save you up to 50% a year on your energy bills. Read More


Glass Supplies

As well as being functional, glass can create a decorative feature in your home. At Kent Blaxill, you’ll find a large selection of glass supplies that is perfect for your next project.

From splashbacks to balustrades, shower enclosures and flooring, we are at the forefront of industry developments so we can bring you the very latest products.

Read more on our Glass and Glazing services

Kitchens and Bathrooms

Kent Blaxill provides an extensive range of fully bespoke kitchens and bathrooms to suit every style, taste and budget requirement. The company can offer a full design and installation service and quotations can include the labour needed to tile, lay flooring or install underfloor heating. If the client requires tiles or flooring within an existing kitchen or bathroom, then Kent Blaxill can arrange for a subcontractor to compile a quotation.

You can now even take a virtual tour of our Showrooms to see all 18 kitchens and 35 bathrooms that we have on display before actually coming into our Colchester branch for a close look, touch and feel. Read More


Kent Blaxill are leading suppliers of a superb range of high quality ironmongery products. From door furniture and security products to fixings and door closers, our extensive range of high quality stock is all available at highly competitive prices.

For advice about our selection of ironmongery, or more information about any of our products, please contact a member of the Kent Blaxill team today. Read More


Whether you're a professional builder or DIY homeowner, you know that the quality of any building job is only as good as the tools you use.

At Kent Blaxill, we have 1000's of tools for you to choose from. We carry all the best brands, including Bosch, DeWalt, Dickies, Karcher, Makita, Milwaukee, Paslode and Trend. Whatever you need - from Angle Drills to Autofeed Screwdrivers, Bandsaws to Breakers, or Combi Drills to Circular Saws - we've got it all and more.

You're bound to find what you are looking for at a great price at our Colchester branch. And coming soon we will be able to extend these great deals for you to order online and have delivered to your home. Read More


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