/ Who we are

Passion, pride, heritage, innovation & professionalism

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Going above and beyond for all our clients

Established in 1953, A.C. Beck are one of the largest family owned companies of professional painters and decorators in the South East and London.

A.C. Beck’s reputation has been built on quality, service and reliability and in April 2020, acquired the Royal Warrant to her Majesty The Queen, a testament to this companies philosophy.

From commercial painting and decorating services to specialist renovation projects for town and country houses, we always work aim to work within a client’s budget and programme.

Family owned and run since 1953

Founded by Aubrey Cecil Beck, the company has been managed directly by family members ever since.

Royal Warrant Holders

A huge honour for the company by working with the Royal Household for over eight years, followed by obtaining the Royal Warrant which is a testament to the professionalism and quality.

Project Execution

Throughout the tendering process and running of the project, procedures are in place to ensure all management & operatives work to the same methods and quality is upheld. This is by careful planning of resource and labour across projects to ensure programmes and schedules of works are kept in line.

Documented Quality Control

A laser focus is always prioritised on the the one thing the client will see every day, the finish. By documenting our procedures, it offers the consistency and clarity for what clients can expect throughout the works.

Direct Workforce

Throughout the 70 years A.C.Beck has been operating, employing a direct work force has always been a key factor. Equipped with branded company vehicles allowing works to be carried our across London & the South East. Regular training is crucial to offer a wide range of skills and able to meet all challenges.

/ Family History

A.C. Becks longevity is attained by caring and understanding.

Established in 1953 by Aubrey Cecil Beck, A.C. Beck started out in the back room of a house in Sunningdale. 70 years later & employing over 45 people, A.C.Beck is now at the forefront of the painting industry in the South East & London.


From his Sunninghill home, Aubrey Cecil began offering Painting & Decorating services locally and formally registered A.C. Beck Contracts.


Son of Aubrey Cecil, John Beck becomes Managing Director as his father retires after successfully starting the company and running for 21 years.


A.C.Beck win the decoration contract for the newly built Disneyland Paris, taking 20 decorators to France for a 14 week contract.


With John's retirement, age 60, Stephen becomes Managing Director of A.C.Beck & Son alongside his brother Robin as Commercial Director.


A.C.Beck celebrate 50 years. Fields of Reading Ltd, a major name in painting and decorating were purchased to add to the the A.C. Beck portfolio.


Successfully tendering & winning the companies largest project to date at Fitzroy Place, for Sir Robert McAlpine. A project in the heart of London consisting of 8 blocks.


A.C.Beck were granted the Royal Warrant By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen as recognition for Painting, Decorating & Building Services.


A.C.Beck celebrate 70 years in the construction industry providing painting and refurbishment services. This is just after the economy is affected by COVID-19.

Quality and care, from start to finish

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Meet the A.C. Beck team

/ Managing Director
Luke Beck
/ Director
Steve Beck
/ Associate Director
Lewis Couper
/ Contracts Manager (Southern)
Tony Heath
/ Contracts Manager (London)
Chris Wilson
/ Senior Surveyor
Mike Havill
/ Surveyor
Sam Whitlock
/ Trainee Surveyor
Paul Smithson
/ Quantity Surveyor
Sam Heath
/ Office Manager
Lucy Smithson
/ Administrator
Emma Blaber
/ Training

Our workforce is our most important resource

By prioritising all employees with access too appropriate training, it gives everyone a great opportunity to develop their skills.

In addition to the required health & safety training, we also run frequent training for IPAF, PASMA, CSCS, RepairCare & other specifically developed programmes for operatives & surveyors.

Some words from our clients

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A.C. Beck have consistently proved their commitment to; quality, H&S, programme dedication and cost effectiveness. They have achieved the highest quality on projects such as the US Embassy and Battersea Power Station.
Mark Andrews, Project Commercial Director, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
Over many years A.C. Beck have tended successfully for the repair and redecoration of Central London property, including blocks of flats and insurance-related flood damage work. The contracts have been performed with the skill and care expected of the sometime demanding occupants, and the contracts have been completed on budget. We look forward to working with A.C. Beck in the future.
Richard Birchall FRICS MCIOB, Richard Birchall Associates
We hired A.C. Beck as our decorators to work on painting 221 apartments and papering all the residential common areas. Once the pandemic hit they stayed with us throughout, helping with Aftercare as well as doing all the decoration for around 10 show apartments. Due to the quality of their work, in particular their papering, we also used them at our flagship Grosvenor Square development for a number of show apartments.
Sam O'Gorman, Associate Director - Development LSQ, Lodha Developers UK Ltd

/ Clients we've worked with

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A.C. Beck means – job done. From Heathrow Terminal 5 and the Madejski Stadium to Hampton Court Palace and Eton College. AC Beck proudly provides painting, decorating and renovation services for commercial and residential projects across the South East.

With an experienced and highly skilled workforce. We are efficient, organised and reliable. We don’t make clients choose between cost and quality.