We pride ourselves on our exceptional and friendly customer service

Serving the public as well as the trade, we supply an extensive range of wood and aluminium. We also dry mount and cut specialist mounts, as well as stretching canvases. In addition to our custom frame making service, we also stock a selection of budget ready-made picture frames.

A range of services to fit everyone

No matter the request or order, we’ll make sure to deliver it. We offer the complete selection of services of any experienced master framers. Share your idea below or pop in and lets talk.


Family run and owned since 1978

We’ve been framing for our customers both near and far for over 40 years. Proudly delivering a tailored and personal service to the highest standards for all tastes and requirements.



Our services: helping our customers achieve the right products for their needs

We supply an extensive range of wood and aluminium.  We also dry mount and cut specialist mounts, as well as stretching canvases. In addition to our custom frame making service, we also stock a selection of unfinished timber for staining and polishing to your requirements.

Picture Framing

We have an extensive range of mouldings to suit all types of artwork.  As well as picture framing, we also frame 3D objects and a variety of more unusual items, such as sports shirts.

Aluminium Frames

Perfect for more contemporary artwork, and available in a wide variety of colours.

Wood Frames

For more traditional pieces, we supply a range of and ash, ready for hand polishing, as well as a vast range of ready finished mouldings.

Hand-Finished Frames

As part of our custom service, we can hand finish plain timber mouldings, eg ash, oak and pine, sanding, staining and polishing to suit your exact requirements.

Mount Cutting

We offer a large selection of mounts to suit your artwork. Our mount cutting service enables us to create multi-window mounts, as well as bespoke shaped mounts using our computerised mount cutter. All our mounts are acid-free for protection of your artwork

Canvas Stretching

We stretch canvases to any size.

Dry Mounting

Our dry mounting process ensures your artwork will be flat (mainly for posters).

Picture and Mirror Sales

We have a selection of pictures and mirrors for sale in our shop, and we are also happy to supply to order.

Art Card & Poster Sales

We offer a selection of blank art cards and postcards for sale.

Our History

Established in 1978, this family picture framing business started life in Bushey before finding premises in Highgate, London. Thirty two years later we moved to Watford, becoming Watford Framing.

Loved locally, serving worldwide

Here we are able to serve our clients (both trade and retail) in the local area, as well as further afield – we make weekly deliveries in London and are happy to arrange deliveries all over the UK and further afield.  Over the years we have built up a substantial client list in both retail and trade, and our bespoke frames have featured in major museums, art galleries and some government departments.

We’re happy to quote for deliveries – we have our own transport. For deliveries further afield we use a third party delivery service.


Come visit us in store

324a St. Albans Road, Watford, WD24 6PQ.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10:30am-4pm

There is free parking for one hour outside.


Tel: +44 (0) 1923 237872

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    FrequentlyAsked Questions

    All our bespoke framing materials are acid-free

    Yes. For larger images for safety or public areas.

    Yes, we’re happy to discuss if you have a tight deadline.


    We supply to the trade and are happy to provide materials or finished goods to suit your needs.

    We can produce an extensive range of mounts cut to your specifications. All mounts are cut onsite using our own computer controlled mount cutter, ensuring accuracy and quality. We are also able to cut unusual shapes, such as ovals, circles and special corners, in large and small quantities.

    We offer a large selection of moulding, both synthetic and timber, which can be supplied plain, part-finished, or hand finished. Please see our services section for more information.