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  1. EXTENDED OPENING HOURS

    Summer’s on the way and with it comes the extra motivation to carry out home improvements. Whether it’s that annoying bulb flashing in the kitchen, or that last-minute job to help your clients, here at Leyland SDM, we're helping you by extending the opening hours of all our 32 stores. You can pop into any of our convenient 32 stores Read more...
  2. LEYLAND SDM PLEDGES UNSPENT LEVY FUNDS TO CREATE NEW APPRENTICESHIPS

      We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with the London Progression Collaboration (LPC) to pledge some of our unspent Apprenticeship Levy funds to create new apprenticeships. Partnering with the London Progression Collaboration (LPC), the contribution will create apprenticeships that allow individuals to secure better-quality, Read more...
  3. MAKE THE MOST OF THE LONG BANK HOLIDAY AND PAINT A ROOM

      Her Majesty The Queen has very kindly granted us an extra Bank Holiday to celebrate 70 years on the throne. Why not put the extra time to good use by cracking on with some home DIY projects you’ve been putting off? A fresh coat of paint can completely reinvent a room. Here we look at the basics of preparing a wall for painting. As Read more...
  4. BREATHE FRESH LIFE INTO FURNITURE THIS BANK HOLIDAY

      Looking to make the most of the extra-long Spring Bank Holiday? Why not get creative and bring an old chest of drawers back to its former glory?   Equipment required: Cleaning solution Screwdriver Electric sander or palm sander Sandpaper Safety goggles Dust mask A cloth Primer Paint brushes Small roller Wood paint Read more...
  5. BREAKFAST IS ON US AT KINGSTON

      What’s better than starting the working day with a bacon bap? Answer – a free bacon bap! Breakfast is on us for all tradespeople at our Kingston store on June 15. All you’ve got to do to receive your breakfast voucher is spend over £40 at the Kingston store between June 8 and June 15. So, whatever you need for your jobs Read more...
  6. LEYLAND SDM HELPS BUILD ANCIENT GREEK WONDERLAND

    Award-winning theatre company Punchdrunk called on the expertise of Leyland SDM to help create a 100,000sq ft Ancient Greek immersive experience in South London. Punchdrunk needed to turn two huge former military arsenal buildings into a mythical setting for its latest production, The Burnt City, which tells the story of the fall of Troy Read more...
  7. Upcycling with Chalky Paint

      How to paint furniture If you’ve got a loved piece of furniture that has seen better days – or you’ve found a bargain in a charity shop - why not give it a bit of TLC and bring it back to its former glory? Whether it’s a side table, a rocking chair or a chest of drawers, upcycling furniture is environmentally friendly, saves Read more...
  8. MAKEOVER ON THE WAY FOR DULWICH SCHOOL

    A London decorating and DIY specialist will bring extra gloss to a Dulwich school in 2022 by donating materials for a makeover of an old house on the site. Goodrich Community Primary School, based on Dunstans Road and with more than 600 pupils, received £500 worth of product and materials from Leyland SDM. The donation was made to Read more...
  9. Need to seal the deal? Here’s our guide to sealants and adhesives

    Need to seal the deal? Here’s our guide to sealants and adhesives Ever walked into a DIY or hardware store and felt a bit overwhelmed by the number of different sealants and adhesives on offer? Here we take a snapshot look at how they differ and offer the low-down on some of the high-performing sealants and adhesives we have available at Read more...
  10. 2022’S TOP PAINT TIPS – WITH LEYLAND SDM AND LITTLE GREENE

      When it comes to paint, there are always new and exciting ways to create an impressive effect in a room with minimal expenditure. We’ve come a long way from a feature wall being considered adventurous. Here, in partnership with luxury eco-friendly paint brand Little Greene, we look at some of the latest trends.   Paint a Read more...

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