Please Note Due to Covid-19 staffing and supply chain issues, we’re experiencing some delays. While we’re working hard to minimise impact on our clients, we thank you for your patience during this difficult time. As always, we’ll keep you fully informed on the progress of your job.

Who We Are

Our Team

Stephen Cochrane

Stephen Cochrane

0418 920 077

Ben Cochrane

Ben Cochrane

0418 920 116

At a Glance

Our story

A.J.Cochrane and Sons is a proudly Western Australian family owned painting company.

Started in 1933 by Arthur Cochrane, the family have positioned the business as one of the leading providers of both residential and commercial painting services in the Western Australian market. Third and fourth generation family members are now involved in the daily running of the business.

We are registered Master Painters and our work has been regularly recognised by the Master Painters Australia WA Association via their annual Awards of Excellence over the past seventeen years. These awards have recognised the quality of both residential and commercial painting projects completed by us.

With a proud history, dating back to 1933, we have extensive experience in the local painting industry as a customer focussed, results driven service.  We provide a full range of painting services including the following:

  • Residential paint works – new projects
  • Repaints – residential and commercial
  • Commercial paint works – new projects
  • Historical renovations
  • Special decorative finishes
  • Maintenance works
  • Signwriting
  • Wallpaper/fabric hanging services

What to expect

A.J.Cochrane will:

  • Provide an initial no obligation free consultation to discuss your needs. Our extensive experience in this industry means we can assist you with all appropriate recommendations for your project.
  • Provide a colour consultancy service if required.
  • Provide a comprehensive written quotation and project outline that details:
    • Work schedules,
    • Preparations that will be done, and
    • Materials that will be used.

Upon acceptance of our quotation:

  • We will confirm your requirements and outline the proposed start date and project timeline.

Whilst on site we:

  • Work to minimise disruption,
  • Execute an environmentally responsible cleanup,
  • Follow Occupational Health and Safety guidelines, and
  • Provide:
    • Thorough professional preparation,
    • Premium products and ensure we follow the supplier’s application guidelines, and
    • A quality finish both you, and we, can be proud of.

The environment

A.J.Cochrane is committed to adopting painting practices that are environmentally friendly. So much so, we were awarded Master Painters Enviro Painter of the Year in 2011 and 2012.

That commitment includes the following:

  • Compliance with legislation.
  • Compliance with air and noise quality guidelines.
  • Adopting safe waste management practices.
  • Providing environmental training for our staff so they understand the impact of their actions.
  • Providing staff with equipment that is environmentally friendly.
  • Using the Envirowash system to ensure efficient water usage and appropriate cleaning of brushes and equipment.
  • The use of environmentally friendly paint products with low odour formulation such as Dulux Envir02, a premium paint product with low volatile organic compounds.

Awards

AJ Cochrane & Sons – 55 times Western Australia Award Winners

Over the last four decades AJ Cochrane & Sons have been honoured to be recognised by the Master Painters of Australia for our commitment to excellent customer service and superior painting finishes.  Since 1988, AJ Cochrane & Sons have been awarded 55 separate Awards of Excellence by the Master Painters Australia WA Association.

When you choose  AJ Cochrane & Sons, you are choosing one of the best painters Perth has to offer.

  • 2021 – Repaints – High Commendation, Housing – Paint Value over $20,000
  • 2021 – Repaints – Finalist, Housing – Paint Value over $20,000
  • 2021 – Historical Restorations – Finalist
  • 2021 – Decorative Finishes – Winner, Wallcoverings
  • 2016 – Repaints – Commercial Over $300,000
  • 2016 – Industrial and protective Coatings – Repaints
  • 2014 – Professional Business of the Year
  • 2013 – Textured Coatings
  • 2013 – Professional Business of the Year
  • 2012 – Professional Business of the Year
  • 2012 – New Construction – QR National Narngulu East
  • 2012 – New Construction – Commercial over $100,000 QR National Narngulu East
  • 2012 – Enviro Painter of the Year
  • 2012 – Decorative Finishes Industrial Coatings Open Value – QR National Narngulu East
  • 2012 – Decorative Finishes – QR national Narngulu East
  • 2011 – Professional Business of the Year
  • 2011 – Enviro painter of the Year
  • 2010 – New Construction Housing, Additions and Commercial
  • 2008 – Repaints Housing, Additions and Commercial
  • 2008 – New Construction – Alpha Building Perth Domestic Airport
  • 2007 – New Construction Housing – Dean St Cottesloe
  • 2006 – Other Finishes, Industrial Coatings, Corrosion Control
  • 2005 – Commercial New Work and Repaints
  • 2004 – Texture Coatings
  • 2004 – Commercial New Work
  • 2003 – Decorative Finishes – Subway Glendalough
  • 2003 – Decorative Finishes – Ital Pel Hamilton Hill
  • 2003 – Commercial New Work – Bright Water Inglewood
  • 2001 – Industrial Roof Coatings
  • 1999 – Wall Coverings – St Georges Tce Perth
  • 1999 – New Housing – Narrabeen CRT Kallaroo
  • 1999 – Commercial Category over $100,000 – Park Royal Perth
  • 1999 – Commercial Category $50000-$100,000 – Birralee Innaloo
  • 1999 – Commercial Category – Meka St Malaga
  • 1998 – Domestic New House Painting – 39 Elliott Rd, Trigg
  • 1998 – Commercial Category – Actlabs Perth Airport
  • 1997 – Historic Renovations – Bicton Retirement Village
  • 1997 – Commercial over $100,000 – Bicton Retirement Village
  • 1996 – Domestic Repaint – 49 North St Mt Lawley
  • 1996 – Commercial over $1oo,ooo – Bicton Retirement Village
  • 1995 – Outstanding Craftsmanship – Joondalup Shopping Centre
  • 1994 – Wall Covering – Myer Morley
  • 1994 – Overall Outstanding – Myer Morley
  • 1994 – Other Special Finishes – Myer Morley
  • 1992 -Wall Covering – 6th Floor 524 Hay St Perth
  • 1992 – Domestic Repaint – 4 Bellevue Tce Perth
  • 1990 – Commercial Category – St John of God Hospital Day Care Centre Subiaco
  • 1989 – Commercial Category – Myer Forrest Chase
  • 1988 – Commercial Category