‘MPA WA Master Painter & Decorator 2016’


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Historic restoration

We are industry leaders in historical restoration and have had the pleasure of preserving and enhancing several of Perth’s heritage listed buildings.

Our team comprises of some of Perth’s top craftsmen, some who’ve been employed at Van Diddens for more than two decades. Together we have the experience and talent to perform state-of-the-art techniques required to restore these great masterpieces.

Some of our proudest restoration projects include the; Fremantle Town Hall, MSC Building Fremantle, Old Palace Hotel, Trinity Church, Wesley Church, London Court, Cathedral House, St Georges College, Benedictine Community New Norcia and Government House.

Recognised for our commitment in delivering quality services, we believe there are no short cuts in reproducing the precious past. With over 44 years in the business, we like to stay true to the original design, materials and workmanship of these historical gems.

We offer the following decorative finishes and restoration techniques: 

  • Pin lining
  • Gilding
  • Stencilling
  • Stencil design and cut-out.
  • Wood graining
  • Wall glazing
  • Moulding repairs
  • Repairing statues/artefacts
  • Joinery repairs
  • Plaster repairs, set plaster over face brick walls.
  • Frieze decoration
  • Tuck pointing repairs.

The Van Diddens Team are happy to answer any questions you may have about your historical restoration project – after all it is our passion! Please feel free to call us or send us an email.

We’ve been winning awards in historical restoration since 1987, click here to view our impressive awards list.

“Uncovering decorative details can be surprising and rewarding” Bill van Didden

Meet the team

Our team is made up of Master Craftsmen and promising Apprentices who together form a talented group of painting and decorating experts.


Need to hang your wallpaper?

You can rely on us for a perfect application, we are Perth’s wallpaper hanging experts, with 50+ years of hanging experience.

View our gallery of past work

We are Perth’s experts in painting, specialising in the re-painting of commercial, residential and historical properties.