Blackfriar range of special paints & woodcare

A Tradition Of Excellence, since 1894

The Blackfriar brand has been making its mark on the paints and varnishes industry for over one hundred years. We take a look at the origins of the business and how the product range has grown since 1894.

Family-owned for over 100 years, Blackfriar was built on a tradition of supplying high quality paints and woodcare products to independent merchants, craftsmen and DIY enthusiasts.

In 2004 Blackfriar became part of the Tor Coatings Group, cementing its position at the premium end of the paint and varnishes industry.