The UK’s No. 1 Franchise Directory for Over 15 Years

IN BRIEF

Description: Signs Express is firmly established as the largest and leading signs franchise in the UK and Ireland – come and join an award winning team. Business Type: Franchise. Financing Assistance: Yes, through a third party. Training Provided: Yes. BFA Full Member: Yes.

VIDEO

Signs Express Franchise – 25 Years in Business

Signs Express Franchise – 25 Years in Business

Watch this video


FRANCHISE ASSOCIATIONS

BFA Full Member

Signs Express - Resales

Location: Across the UK

Investment: £50k - £100k

Details:

Want regular and repeat business with high profit potential in a creative and diverse sector? If your answer is yes, then today is your lucky day as we are offering the opportunity to fulfil your potential with the leading brand in signs and graphics in the UK & Ireland.

Signs Express is excited to announce that there are still territories available across the UK, particularly the South East and the Midlands, to take the brand to new and prosperous heights. During 2015, this opportunity is even more fantastic as we are offering a 45% saving on your start-up costs in celebration of our 25th anniversary. We will invest our franchise fee in to your business to offer you this amazing deal that will include a franchise package with everything you need to get up and running.

What’s more, our proactive sales and marketing support, as well as our strong brand recognition across the nation means that there are plenty of customers actively enquiring after the services that we provide.

Our existing franchisees are regular award winners with the industry acumen to be recognised for their contributions to the industry and their local areas. In fact, 2015 saw Lee Eaton, owner of Signs Express (Manchester), receive the top award at the British Franchise Association Franchisee of the Year awards, winning despite stiff competition from brands such as Dyno, McDonalds and Snap-on. Being recognised as the very best franchisee in the country just goes to show Lee's drive for excellence and the remarkable support that we provide to him and his fellow franchisees.

Established 25 years ago, Signs Express now has over 65 franchised outlets throughout the UK & Ireland. The wealth of experience and knowhow that we have cultivated over the years is put into practice every day helping our new and existing franchisees to become a success. Signs Express has become the foremost brand by providing quality products at competitive prices and offering a supreme customer service. We pride ourselves in combining total coverage with local knowledge, which enables us to offer our clients the most effective sign solutions and to offer you the tailored support that you need.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee, including:

• A proven business model
• Market leading brand
• Lucrative B2B sector
• High earning potential
• Training and on-going support
• No sign industry experience required
• Buying power as part of the UK’s largest sign company
• An experienced support team at head office skilled in HR, Accounts, IT, technical support and sales & marketing, who support your operation every step of the way.
With a high profit potential and great support in sales and marketing from a dedicated team at the HQ, you don’t need any previous experience in the sign industry to go for it. This really is an opportunity you cannot miss.

Total investment required: from £80k, of which 1/3 must be your own funds.

Location: Bedfordshire

Investment: £130,000

Turnover: In excess of £360,000

Details:

Reason for sale: Family commitments

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has become available with a well-established centre up for sale based in Bedfordshire.

This well-established business opened in 2006 and operates from 3,200 square feet of modern light-industrial premises, which are fully fitted with all the equipment required. Over 10 years of trading, this profitable centre has built up a diverse range of customers made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organisations in the public sector.

Due to its fantastic location, this business would suit those based, or looking to relocate to Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire.

With a turnover in excess of £360,00 this rapidly growing business can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:
• Dedicated marketing support
• Proven business model
• High earning potential
• Established for more than 25 years
• Our website - Your shop window
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
• Full training and ongoing support from UK based HQ
• Brand awareness as the most searched signs brand on Google
• Dynamic, creative and diverse industry

After 10 years, the current owners of the business are ready to move on and are looking forward to dedicating more time to their elderly parents in the knowledge that they have nurtured an excellent reputation in the local area.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the trading history, the full potential of the assets and the territory areas of the business, along with assistance from the franchisor, to grow the already extensive customer base.

Location: Buckinghamshire

Investment: £150K

Details:

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has become available with a well-established centre up for sale based in Buckinghamshire.

This profitable centre is currently celebrating 10 years of trading and has built up a diverse range of customers made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organizations in the public sector.

Due to its great location, this business would suit those based, or looking to relocate to High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Buckingham, Tring and other locations in South East England.

This rapidly growing business can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

Clear systems and high quality standards will allow a new franchisee to step straight into the role. Plus, you’ll have the added benefit of a dedicated support team from Signs Express franchise headquarters covering all aspects of the business.

Having taken over and grown the business in 2009, the current owner now wishes to pursue new opportunities, leaving the business in a strong position where a new owner can build on the solid foundations left by the existing franchisee.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centres existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

Location: Farnborough

Investment: Offers in excess of £55k

Details:

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has come around with a well-established centre in North Hampshire up for sale.

This business has a purpose-built facility covering 1,300 sq ft and furnished with all of the necessary technologies to hit the ground running and keep business flowing from the off. Based in the prestigious Hercules Way business hub, with excellent relationships with many of its neighbouring companies, Signs Express (Farnborough) is ideally located in a modern unit to leverage upon excellent transport links and the great B2B environment it resides in.

With over 8 years as a Signs Express franchisee under his belt, the current owner of the business is ready to retire in the knowledge that he has nurtured an excellent reputation in the local area and provided a great legacy for a new investor.

Location: Reading

Investment: £595,000

Staff: Highly-skilled team of 7

Turnover: £1 million

Premises: 4,200 sq ft facility included

Details:

Signs Express is the UK’s leading provider of signage to a diverse range of sectors. Over 25 years of experience in this prosperous industry has made us experts in our trade – knowledge that fortifies our network of more than 60 centres across the UK and Ireland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase our high-performing Reading branch.

This is a centre that not only benefits from Signs Express’s excellent reputation, but also from the region’s close connection to Heathrow Airport. The consequent large numbers of global companies that have sprung up around Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell have benefitted the centre greatly. Indeed, Reading was named as the UK’s most successful economic city in the Good Growth for Cities 2014 Report.

The unit in question is a 4,200 sq ft facility with numerous assets that come as part of the package, including a highly-skilled team of 7 with combined experience of over 65 years in the signs and graphics industry. With this opportunity, you will be able to hit the ground running and use the company’s existing client list as a platform from which to reach your full potential.

The existing franchisee has built the business up from scratch over the past 20 years and now feels that the time is right to explore his other enterprise and property options. There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor to achieve an annual turnover of well over £1 million.

Location: South Yorkshire

Investment: £180,000

Date Established: 2004

Details:

A fantastic opportunity to become a part of the Signs Express network has become available with a well-established centre up for sale based in South Yorkshire.

This profitable centre is currently celebrating 12 years of trading and has built up a diverse range of customers made up of clients in the private sector, local council and other organisations in the public sector.

Due to its great location, this business would suit those based, or looking to relocate to South Yorkshire.

This rapidly growing business can be highly lucrative and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

Clear systems and high quality standards will allow a new franchisee to step straight into the role. Plus, you’ll have the added benefit of a dedicated support team from Signs Express franchise headquarters covering all aspects of the business.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:
• Dedicated marketing support
• Proven business model
• High earning potential
• Established for more than 22 years
• Our website – Your shop window
• Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
• Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
• Full training and ongoing support from UK based HQ
• Brand awareness as the most searched signs brand on Google
• Dynamic, creative and diverse industry

Having grown the business from scratch the owner now wishes to take time out before looking for a different challenge in the future, leaving the business in a strong position where a new owner can build on the solid foundations left by the existing franchisee.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

To find out more, make an enquiry.

GREAT! WHAT'S MY NEXT STEP?

This is a franchise opportunity with a big difference. So if you’re ready to make a life-changing move with excellent income, prospects and lifestyle simply fill in the form below.

 

Yes! Please Send Me Free, No-Obligation Information about Signs Express:

Contact Information

Full Name*

Email Address*

Phone Number*

Best Time to Call

Mailing Information

Address*

City*

Region/Province*

Postcode*

Country*

Investment Interest

Desired Investment*

Desired Location*

Which resale location are you most interested in?

Additional Information (Optional)

Timeframe to Invest

Preferred Method of Contact

Alternate Phone Number

Comments? Questions?

The following items are in your Request List:

We can also forward your request to the companies you have added to your Request List. Please review the list below and confirm the companies you would like to contact.

* indicates required field.

Yes, send me updates on new franchise opportunities!

We only send your details to the specific franchise companies you nominate. We do not share or sell your information.

This advertisement does not constitute a franchise offering. Please read our terms and conditions and privacy policy for full details.

Your Request List

You can add items by clicking the "Add to Request List" button or checkbox when you find something you're interested in.

You may add up to 15 items to your Request List

Your request list will follow you around the site.

When you are ready to complete your request for free information, click "Submit" in your Request List.

Why not get started by browsing our New Franchise Opportunities or Low Cost Franchise Directory?

You may only enter 15 items in your Request List.

To request information from your selected companies, just fill in the form and click "Submit".

OK, got it

Request Info From:

  •  

Your List is Empty

You can add items by checking the "Add to Request List" boxes.

* indicates required field

Optional Information

Join our mailing list!

We share your information only with your selected franchises.