About Us


Rather than try to be all things to all at MTL Interiors we specialise in Automated Advanced Shading Systems and Cutting Edge Decorating using the latest spray technologies. MTL Interiors has been serving the design industry since 2001 and has established a reputation for quality, reliability and 5* service.

At MTL Interiors we can offer you a full turnkey service or we can supply only, whichever option you choose MTL Interiors always focus on your clients requirements and endeavour to ensure you and they have a great experience dealing with us.

In servicing the high end sector of the market we work with a wide range of clients: Interior design practices, Architects, Property developers and Home automation specialists, some of our clients include:

Bang & Olufsen, Southern AV, IKON, Carl Falck Associates, Christopher Peacocks, Annette Pisani Design, IDS & The Design Service.

MTL Interiors specialise in delivering quality spray painting services. Spray painting provides a highly cost-effective solution to refurbishing and painting existing Residential and commercial properties and is ideal for new builds, we don't just stop there we spray furniture, kitchens and wardrobe units in situ, why pay for new when you can spray new life into your existing furniture.

MTL Interiors are focused on constantly improving both our offering and our service with a big emphasis on training both internally and for our clients, we like to be challenged its the best way to grow.

The real key to our success is the skill, craftsmanship and dedication of our teams of tradesmen and operatives. Taking a personal and professional pride in our work, we make sure every project is delivered to the very high standards our clients have come to expect, on time and on budget.


Whether your requirement is a major refurbishment project for a hotel chain or a designer makeover for just one room, we can help. We’ll take care of everything from building adaptations to painting and decoration, carpentry, flooring, lighting, tiling, soft furnishings and window dressing. Read more…


With our huge range of styles and fabrics, we’ll make sure you have exactly the right look and feel for your requirements. So whether you’re looking for a stunningly beautiful window ensemble for your own home, or good quality bespoke curtains for a high end, new build residential property development, we can help. Read more


Whatever type of shading you are looking for, we can help, whether it’s for your home, a business or a public sector organisation. Our experienced staff will help you select from our huge selection of modern and traditional blinds to make sure you have the right look, feel and functionality to suit your aesthetic requirements, your practical needs and your budget. Read more… 

Meet the team

Whatever your requirements, our experienced team is here to help.

Derek Long
Managing Director
As MD of MTL, Derek has 30 years experience in the painting and decorating industry. He started out in life as an apprentice at Southampton City College, working with local contractors. He progressed in the industry, working on a wide range of projects including New Look and Superdrug stores, and in 2001 decided to set up his own company, MTL Group.  Having grown the business steadily over the years, bringing in additional skills and services, Derek then established MTL Interiors, providing a high quality, turnkey interiors service to all MTL’s main customer groups.
Lorraine Crow
Account Manager
With many years experience in the soft furnishings industry, Lorraine is responsible for business development, introducing the many benefits of MTL Interiors to new and existing customers alike.  One of her specific responsibilities is the window furnishing side of the business, advising customers on the very latest ranges of hi-tech curtains and blinds from suppliers such as Lutron, Silent Gliss, Creation Baumann, Louvolite and Eclipse.
Barry Jerram
Senior Estimator
With 30 years’ experience in the building & decorating sector, Barry heads up our estimating team, making sure that all projects are planned and costed in the most efficient way, so we deliver value for money, no matter how large or small the project.  Barry also heads up our specialist adaptations team, working in partnership with Eastleigh Borough Council, to adapt properties for people living with disability.


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"I can happily recommend MTL.  The quality of work is impeccable and the service is second to none. I can depend on them to get the job done on time and on budget."

- Operations Manager, of a UK residential property development company.

"I would gladly recommend MTL Interiors. Working on our behalf, they handled the full interior decoration of the new flagship store for New Look in Manchester. Everything was completed to a high standard, on time and on budget."

- Jamie Burgess, Project Manager, WHA Shopfitting Ltd, Southampton