about us

We are one of Carlisle's oldest established business with the present owner occupying more than 28 years experience.

We offer a complete bespoke framing service using the highest quality materials with a proven record of customer satisfaction. Including customers from Cumbria, S.W Scot, Northumberland and International waters. Customers who leave the area continue to do business with us. Customers can discuss their requirements with the person who will be carrying out the work.

what we offer
We offer a complete bespoke framing service. With our professional experience we guide our customers through the sometimes daunting task of selecting the correct mounts and framing combination to enhance their artwork. We frame an array of art work including, Oil paintings, Watercolour, Prints, Photographs, Embroidery, Medals, Mirrors, Memorabilia,3D box framing as well as the more unusual items.

We also offer a complete repair service including remounting and re-glazing. Conservation quality materials used as standard.

*All work is carried out on premises*
We have original artwork by local artists for sale both framed and unframed in various mediums, including oil, watercolour, pastels and acrylics.

We stock a large range of coloured mount board, all of which are white core with many being of conservation quality. Double mounts and washline mounts can enhance the artwork, as well as well as being used to raise the art work from the glass.
Grays Picture Framing moulding 1
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frame mouldings

We stock over 250 picture frame mouldings which are all displayed in our show room.

These include:

As well as this we have numerous catalogues, offering a wider selection on mouldings all of which samples are available.

Backing Board:
backing board is used to back all our framing orders. Barrier board is used as standard between the artwork and backing board.

We offer three types of glass, clear float which we use on 99% of our work. Non-reflective glass and Tru-Vue conservation glass, which is used to protect artwork from UV rays.

*All framing orders when ready to collect are fitted with all of the necessary fixings and cord*
location & contact us

Historical part of Carlisle along from Covered Market towards the castle.

D&SM Scott
Grays Picture Framers Ltd
19 West Tower Street

Tel: 01228 531837