Signs Are Our Business, Make Them Yours
Are you looking for a business opportunity with high rewards, in a fun and creative sector and with all the benefits of an established brand?
Established for over 30 years and with more than 65 franchisees, Signs Express is the UK and Ireland’s leading signs and graphics franchise.
Our national reputation for providing quality interior and exterior signs, vehicle and window graphics and& banners and exhibition displays accompanied by excellent customer service, has lead to sustained growth since our inception in 1989 and our franchisees have received a raft of awards for their high quality business practices. In 2015 Lee Eaton, owner of Signs Express (Manchester) won the coveted Franchisee of the Year Award from the British Franchise Association – the regulatory body for franchising in the UK.
Whether you are looking to start a new business, buy a business or re-brand a sign company to become Signs Express, we have many available areas across the UK and Ireland.
The Franchise Package
WWe have recently adjusted our offering, meaning we will invest our franchise fee, plus an additional £10k into any sale of a Greenfield or Premium field site. This offers you a massive £30k saving on our previous offering.
You now need:
- Franchisee capital requirement: £40,000 - £45,000
- Typical bank loan: £70,000 - £75,000
- Total requirement: £110,000 - £120,000
What to expect from our franchise package:
- Proven business model – the average lifespan of our franchises is over 10 years.
- Market-leading, award-winning brand – we are the most searched signs brand on Google.
- Established for 30 years – we are here today, here tomorrow.
- High earning potential - 47% higher than the average signs business.
- No sign industry experience required.
- Full training and on-going support provided from UK based Support Centre.
- Dedicated marketing support for your business - access to thousands of sales leads.
- Rewarding and diverse work – some of the brands with whom we work are Transcal Engineering, Oasis Retail, JCB, Etihad Airways and Emirates Stadium.
- Regional and national training, including an annual convention.
The Profit Potential
Well-established franchisees are turning over £1m a year and over the years we have found many of our franchisees expanding their business with some opting to buy their own premises as part of long-term financial planning.
- Access to your share of over 1000 sign enquiries monthly
- Support from a team of 24 at head office
- Access to national account clients
- Dedicated national promotional fund
- Specially negotiated rates with suppliers
We're Great, But Don't Just Take Our Word For It:
“Taking an existing business and totally transforming it from the ground up – with the aid of Signs Express HQ – has been one of the most financially and emotionally rewarding things that we have ever done.” - Jane Wiles, franchisee, Portsmouth
“It has been really amazing to be able to shape my business around my own lifestyle and ethics. It has been important for me to involve my son and daughter in the business and I am pleased to have created a lucrative legacy for them after I retire.” – Stephen Lloyd, franchisee, Chester
“Working as a Signs Express Franchisee has given me more than I could ever hope for and alongside the financial and lifestyle advantages of being my own boss, this experience has enabled me to secure my dream project with the Tour de France.” – Lee Eaton, franchisee, Manchester
Ready For A Change?
Nothing beats the feeling of running your own business. But it’s also good to know that there’s support and guidance available when you need it. As part of a Signs Express franchise you’ll enjoy both.
With your investment you can build your own successful business using our established brand name. Plus, at every stage, you’ll be comforted by the knowledge that you have the expertise of a national network behind you.