Signs Express

  • Membership: Full
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Contact: Sara Jeffery
  • Email:
  • Tel: 01603625925
  • Location: Franchise Head Office, The Old Church, St Matthews Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1SP, UK

Signs ExpressCompany Overview

A full member of the bfa, Signs Express has built an enviable reputation in the B2B arena; and it is this reputation that puts you in the perfect position to succeed as a franchisee with regular and repeat custom from businesses across all industries. Over 40% of franchisees have been trading successfully for 10 years or more, testament to the success of the business model.

Established for over 25 years and with more than 65 franchisees, Signs Express has a national reputation for providing quality interior and exterior signs, vehicle and window graphics and banners and exhibition displays within the B2B arena.

To celebrate 25 years in business, we have reduced our start-up cost for new franchises by 45%.

Franchise Overview

With over 25 years’ experience of successful trading and more than 65 centres covering 80 territories in the UK and Ireland, Signs Express provides a lucrative opportunity to run your own management franchise. The UK-based training and support team gives franchisees the confidence and capability to manage every aspect of their new business.

We offer:

- Proven business model
- Market leading brand
- Lucrative B2B sector
- High earning potential
- Training & ongoing support
- No sign industry experience required
- £20k reinvestment in all start-ups

Signs ExpressKey Information

  • Network Size: 51-100 units
  • Franchise Type: Management
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £45,000
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £30,000
  • Franchise Location: Light industrial unit
  • Market: B2B

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You may have little or no experience of signs and graphics or running a business, or you may have plenty. Signs Express believe training is a vital factor in helping you grow your business.

The training course is for four weeks at head office and covers: business development, materials and suppliers, local marketing, day-to-day operations including pricing, HR and employment issues, health & safety, accounts and IT. Continuous training and support is available.

Signs Express

Daily Life of a Franchisee

There are very few businesses like the Signs Express business. Your days will be very varied; your day may start with a telephone call, or an enquiry from our website that generates thousands of enquiries per year. From signs as large as a building to van graphics, you’ll meet with customers as well as manage a small team of sign makers, organise and grow your business.

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