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The UK’s largest trade and employers’ Association in the painting and decorating industry.
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The PDA's Purpose
To be the go-to trade association for enterprises of all sizes who operate in the field of professional painting and decorating services
To promote the range of services offered by its members to UK commercial markets and consumers
To continually strive to improve the image of the painting and decorating sector
To lead all lobbying activity on behalf of the UK painting and decorating trade
To establish and maintain business relationships with paint and coatings manufacturers for the benefit of members
As the UK’s largest trade and employers’ Association in the painting and decorating industry, the PDA has members across the length and breadth of the country, and has been committed to encouraging best practice across the industry since 1894.
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