Sudbury Yellow

No.51

A traditional mid yellow

This soft mid yellow takes its name from the staircase at Sudbury Hall, where renowned colourist John Fowler used this shade to such great effect. Sudbury Yellow is particularly responsive to changes in light, reading as cleaner and brighter in well lit rooms or softening in dimly lit spaces alongside a stronger contrast like New White. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: Mid Tones

Complementary white: New White

Sudbury Yellow is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 48.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

Inspiration
Sudbury Yellow sitting room
Sudbury Yellow sitting room
A stunning feature wall
A stunning feature wall
Modern, cheerful bedroom
Modern, cheerful bedroom
Radiating warmth and style
Radiating warmth and style
My Bedroom
My Bedroom
London sitting room
London sitting room
London master bedroom
London master bedroom
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Mairi Helena Kitchen
Midcentury take on an Edwardian house
Midcentury take on an Edwardian house
Kitchen looking through to Dining Room
Kitchen looking through to Dining Room
Sideboard
Sideboard
Mural
Mural
Wall painted with Sudbury yellow & white tie in Estate Emulsion
Wall painted with Sudbury yellow & white tie in Estate Emulsion
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.


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Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful colour Used this with modern emulsion to decorate our dining room. Fantastic result!
Date published: 2020-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Transforming colour This colour has transformed my lounge and brings a warmth and richness!
Date published: 2020-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful paint Bought Sudbury Yellow paint for our living room and bedroom. Colour is stunning. Gorgeous paint, goes on very well. Highly recommend
Date published: 2020-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Went on well, dried quick, looks great Got three coats done quickly with a 2.5L tin for a large wall space, love the final colour
Date published: 2020-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Joy to paint with Was delivered well packaged and as usual is really good paint to work with.
Date published: 2020-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous mustard/gold colour Painted our dining room with this last month. Wonderful warm colour and the Estate Emulsion is a joy to use.
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You get what you pay for I know F&B is a bit marmite but their paint has a depth of colour and a matt finish unlike most other paints. It’s also great to know that you can always get that shade in future - so this saves money by not over ordering “just in case” and NO dye lots! The only negative I would say is that water-based paint doesn’t last as long outside but this is better for the environment as well as for those of us allergic to solvents, so just have to paint slightly more often. Haven’t needed to bother with undercoat and the emulsion successfully paints radiators, if you don’t want to buy eggshell.
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from simply divine This paint is quality in all respects. Colour, depth, application, drying time. It is worth paying a bit more for the real thing. It is a pleasure to paint with and I love my wall
Date published: 2020-06-13
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