• Commercial decorating
  • Residential decorating


  • Main contracting
  • Specialist finishes


George Nicolson Decorators

Case Studies

GN Apprenticeship

George Nicolson
Over the last few weeks we were pleased to receive almost 100 applications to join us as an apprentice Painter & Decorator. We will be in contact with those who have been successful… Read More >

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Are you looking for an Apprenticeship? We have now commenced with our annual recruitment process for new Apprenticeships starting this year. Should you like to apply, simply contact us via one of the… Read More >

Ongoing & Forthcoming Apprenticeships

We are delighted with the excellent progress of our 3 newest apprentices who are almost half way through the first year of their apprenticeships. Equally, our 2nd, 3rd and 4… Read More >

Investors In Young People

Investors In Young People Award
On track for Investors In Young People: Silver Award From an early stage, George Nicolson understood the value in developing Young People and so started his first apprentice over 40 years ago. George… Read More >

Training For Growth 2018

IIYP Team (1)
George Nicolson are dedicated to training for growth throughout the industry. We are pleased to promote Scottish Apprenticeship Week taking place between 5th to 9th March this year through our website… Read More >

Bill Paterson Training Room

Bill Paterson Training Room (3)
Recently we unveiled our new in-house training facility named the Bill Paterson Training Room. On Friday 22nd December 2017, Margaret Nicolson officially opened the facility revealing it has been named after the late… Read More >

Apprentice Of The Year Awards 2017

Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017 photo 1
Every December we hold our Apprentice Of The Year Awards. No directors or senior management are involved in the voting as the nominees are voted for by our site operatives and site management… Read More >

GN’s New Apprentices

Welcome to our 3 new apprentices. Young people are a vital part of our dynamic workforce as they are ambitious, motivated and eager to learn from our experienced tradespeople. The ongoing encouragement, development… Read More >

Specialist Decorative Finishes

Specialist Decorative Finishes
Congratulations to 2 of GN’s apprentices, Ben H and Greg J, for successfully completing a Specialist Decorative Finishes course covering faux finishing, marbling and graining.  As you can see, they both produced excellent… Read More >

GN’s Commitment To Young People

From an early stage, Mr George Nicolson understood the value in developing young people and started our first apprentice almost 40 year ago. George continued to be instrumental in influencing how the industry… Read More >

SDF Apprenticeship Awards 2016

For a considerable number of years, we have been known as strong supporters of the apprenticeship programme. Currently we have 7 apprentices spanning from 1st to 4th years and are proud that many… Read More >

IIYP Award

Investors In Young People Award
Investors In Young People: Good Practice Award From an early stage, George Nicolson understood the value in developing Young People and so started his first apprentice almost 40 years ago. George continued to… Read More >