Laurence Mathews is the premier art store in Essex.
The business has been trading from Southend-on-Sea for over 70 years. We have a comprehensive product range
for all your art needs.
In recent years we have diversified into other fields which include model making materials
(latex, Silicones, and modeling Clays etc).
As well as a full range of wooden and plastic kits we stock a comprehensive range of wooden boat fittings, balsa,
obeche, walnut, mahogany, spruce, marquetry veneers, metals, plastrut.
Laurence Mathews also specialize in
airbrush products Paasche, Devilbis, Iwata, Olympos, Badger, Aztek.
To complement these ranges we also stock all airbrush spares and ancillaries
Laurence Mathews opened its first store in the UK in 1945 at Southend in Essex.
In 1969, Laurence Mathews moved to the new Victoria Circus shopping centre.
In 1990, Laurence Mathews
underwent a change of management followed by a move to much larger premises in Queen's Road in the heart of
Southend town centre.