About Us

A E Southgate was founded in 1922 and was originally in Birmingham and moved to Coleshill in 1961. We are now in the third generation of family ownership and Robert Southgate is the MD.

We are one of the largest suppliers of paint brushes, artist brushes, brooms, rollers and DIY products in the UK.

The success of A E Southgate has been built on providing products at a reasonable price coupled with excellent customer service.

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In addition to main stream products such as janitorial brooms and brushes, art brushes, decorators paint brushes, rollers and sundries we also supply more specialist equipment such as paint brushes and rollers for the fibreglass trade. Solvent resistant rollers and roller covers and fine hair ‘tipping’ brushes for a perfect finish.

At the other end of the spectrum and to further illustrate the the vast variety of our product range we also stock confectioners dusting brushes, specially created for sugar craft and in particular the application of ‘dust’ colours to cakes and sugar models.