What we do
Cousins Group has a full range of painting & decorating skills to meet all requirements from high quality commercial decorating to fine detailing, and the hanging of bespoke wall coverings and fabrics. Our staff are experienced at all methods of applying paint finishes, including spraying, and more traditional methods such as scumbling, marbling and graining.
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1975Robert Cousins together with his father, Ernest, formed the company as ‘E. C. Cousins & Son ltd., painting, mainly on new housing projects, working from a shed in Ernest’s back garden.
1981Won our first major painting project in central London – Westminster Tower, an eleven storey building in Lambeth.
1989Started work on The Kingsbury Project at Windsor Castle, carrying the redecoration work following a comprehensive rewiring programme. It grew into a £1 Million project for Cousins ltd.
1992The Windsor Castle Fire! We were on site with 19 operatives in the Brunswick Tower. We helped, alongside others, and were commended for our part in saving valuable artifacts from destruction.
1993Commenced on major painting projects in Whitehall including Horseguards, The Foreign and commonwealth office, Palace of Westminster & other important government buildings, which continued for 7 years.
1994Were re-engaged at Windsor castle to carry out the major part of the decoration works following the fire.
1995Founding member of the Dulux Contractor partnership scheme.
1996We opened our first London office.
1999Campbell Smith & Co was added to the Cousins Group.
2006Secured the first 3 year Remedial Works Contractor framework with NHBC.
2019We opened our Chichester office.