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Make Your Statement

With signs and graphics, you can say anything, do anything and be anything! Become a franchisee today.

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Overview

  • Outlets: 765+
  • Minimum Investment: £36,000
  • Funding Support: Yes
  • Total Investment: £150,000
  • Franchise Fee: £21,000
  • Business Type: Franchise
  • Expected Revenue after 2 Years: £200,000
  • Operating Fee: N/A
  • Advertising Fee: 2%
  • Royalty Fee: 7%
  • Average Floor Space: 1,500 sqft

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About FASTSIGNS


FASTSIGNS is a global leader in the franchised signs and graphics sector, with over 765 centres operating worldwide. Offering a proven route to successful business ownership, in an industry driven by technology and creativity, to exceed an annual turnover of £1 million.

As a FASTSIGNS franchisee, you’ll help any business, in any industry, make their statement through signs and graphics. Whether they need exterior building signs, signs to direct and inform, signs to decorate, signs to theme an event, or signs to promote - signage is always in demand. So, your business will always be in demand.

Training and Support Provided


With a dedicated, UK-based support team and a US-based Head Office, the business support you’ll receive is at the core of our promise to lead you to grow a profitable business.

With world-leading, industry experts at the helm, you’ll soon feel confident in your journey, as you are nurtured throughout the lifetime of your franchise with us.


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We were definitely nervous, as we were both complete sign novices. But we had help at every turn!” Tunde Sodipo, FASTSIGNS Northampton

Comprehensive Training Delivered

We know signage looks technical, and we can’t deny that it is! But, we have comprehensive training methods designed to ensure you’re well on the path to becoming an expert, when you open the doors of your business.

As a franchisee, you will receive:
  • 2 weeks of Foundations Training at our Dallas Head Office
  • 1 Week in a UK centre with your mentor
  • 1 Week, Centre-based Business Consultant training visit, pre-launch
  • 24/7 access to FASTSIGNS University
  • Gamification Mobile Access Training
  • A robust programme of ongoing training events, in sales, marketing, substrates and more
  • Annual visits from US-based industry experts
  • 2 Convention event opportunities, per annum


Business Management

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Our team of dedicated Business Consultants work with you to develop your business plan, and help you manage your objectives against it for success. We are also able to help you access HR support, accounting support, technical expertise and much more. Whatever you need, whenever you need it.

“We love being owners; being in control of our business and working in it, as well on it. The Head Office Support Team helped us move our mindsets from employees to owners, supporting us to achieve our goals. We’ve grown our business by over 30%, have taken on new team members, and we’re extremely excited for the future!” Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White

Marketing Support

We consistently invest in our brand positioning, website, and technology ensuring we can attribute ROI to your marketing activities. Marketing is at the centre of what we do. With consistent ‘On Your Behalf’ marketing activity and local marketing support, we’ll help you ensure your business is as visible as possible.

The Ideal FASTSIGNS Franchisee



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Believe it or not, our franchisees rarely join us with previous signage experience! All we require from our franchisees is for you to be organised, business-minded and able to communicate effectively with your customers.

As our franchise opportunity is predominantly a management opportunity, depending on your experience, skills and likes, we can build your team around you! If you’re a great manager, we’ll build a team of sales, design and production around you.

Like-wise if you’re a creative designer, we’ll recruit management skills, sales experience and production expertise.

FASTSIGNS’ History


FASTSIGNS first launched in Dallas, Texas in 1985, reaching the UK in 1994 and has expanded into 8 other countries over the past 37 years. Over this time, FASTSIGNS we’ve helped our franchisees build businesses that facilitate their lifestyle, allowing them to build a career to complements their skills.

To do this, we continuously strive to bring cutting-edge signage technology, coupled with powerful business strategy, so our top centres consistently achieve sales in excess of £1million.

FASTSIGNS has won countless international franchise industry awards and, specifically in the UK, we are consistently awarded 5-star satisfaction from our franchise network.
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Next Steps – your exciting future awaits you!


If you would like more information on what are the next steps toward your exciting future, please complete the form below.

FASTSIGNS International Inc. Financial Data
The following financial information was provided by FASTSIGNS International Inc. to give you more information about the costs associated with a FASTSIGNS International Inc. opportunity
Total Investment
FASTSIGNS recommends that you have a minimum net worth of £150,000, of which at least £35,000 is liquid assets.

Typically banks will lend up to 70% of the total investment. FASTSIGNS have excellent relationships with all major banks and are able to introduce you to franchise specialists in each bank.

The typical total investment is £81,798 (plus working capital), and the franchise fee is £17,500.

Looking for the next big idea? Look no further!

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You know you’ve got the skills and experience to do something more with your life, and you know you’ve got the determination and work ethic necessary to make your own business work. You might even be brimming over with ideas, but aren’t sure how to make them work. So, how do you turn your dream into a reality?

There are no two ways about it: starting a business is hard. We’re not just talking about all the graft you need to put into it, or the fact there will always be fierce competition. Not to mention how you will know if you have a product or service which will appeal to customers, giving you a return on your investment.

Well, we’ve already had the idea, and perfected how to deliver it, so a FASTSIGNS franchise could be the perfect way for you to take your next step into an exciting and rewarding new career. One where you’re very much the boss, but where you can tap into a tried-and-tested business model, already trusted by 1000s of customers around the world. The perfect springboard for you, your experience, and all the amazing ideas you can bring to the table.

This is not to say you’re locked into one rigid way of working when you join FASTSIGNS – quite the opposite! Yes, we have an established business model, and we obviously have certain equipment and techniques which are essential for you and your team to learn about, but you’ll also experience a huge amount of freedom for creativity, too.

We want you to see the framework we offer as a secure base from which you can fly with your own ideas, to show customers exactly what you’re worth. After all, running your own FASTSIGNS franchise is about a whole lot more than just making signs. It’s about giving you what you need, so you can provide customers with creative and innovative solutions to help both of you grow. Whilst following our model, we know from experience you’ll discover the freedom to get your creative juices flowing, and produce truly fantastic results.

You only need to look at some of our success stories to see exactly what we mean. For example, every year, franchisees put forward some of their best projects for our highly coveted Comprehensive Customer Solutions Project awards. This year’s winners, David and Carolyn Riddell from FASTSIGNS Gloucester, truly excelled with their work at Hartpury University & College.

Working on a large rural campus, spanning more than 350 acres, there was a clear need for very comprehensive signs and wayfinding. However, there was a great deal more to the task than just providing high quality, functional signage. The college also wanted to create an attractive environment, enhance their brand, motivate existing students, and attract new students and sponsors.

David and Carolyn created a coherent signage strategy throughout the campus, which elevated the brand in a variety of exciting and dynamic ways, and emphasised the college’s positioning as a centre of excellence. They also included a variety of different mediums to specifically suit each location, from conventional PVC boards, through to magnetic and digital displays.

The FASTSIGNS model has given David and Carolyn a solid business structure, cutting-edge manufacturing equipment, and superior materials. However, it was their creative ingenuity which brought this project to life. Whilst we provided the big starting idea for the business as a whole, how they used it as a platform for their own incredible ideas, helped them to deliver on the FASTSIGNS mission: helping our customers – and our franchisees – stand out for all the right reasons.

Could a FASTSIGNS franchise be the missing piece in your career puzzle?

Get in touch to find out more.

FASTSIGNS International Inc. Success Stories

FASTSIGNS | Case Study - Laide & Tunde Sodipo

May 24, 2023
Laide & Tunde Sodipo - 12 Months in Business

FASTSIGNS International | Case Study - Simon and Friederike Slee

May 24, 2023
Simon and Friederike Slee: A Husband & Wife Partnership That Enables Their Lifestyle.

FASTSIGNS Case Study | Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White

May 24, 2023
Melanie & Jose Martinez and Alan White - From Team Members to Franchisees.

A day in the life of a FASTSIGNS franchisee

February 10, 2023
What is it really like to run your own FASTSIGNS business?
FASTSIGNS International Inc. Testimonials
As a franchisee I wanted a franchisor that had more than just a business model. Apart from being a globally trusted brand, FASTSIGNS provides a wide support network of highly regarded professionals with excellent product knowledge. There is a solid platform that ensures franchisees have all the tools required to reach their potential.
Simon Slee,
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FASTSIGNS is the complete package – excellent training and start-up support, professional ongoing marketing and technical support, respected by suppliers and customers.
Andy Simpson,
FASTSIGNS International Inc.
"They understand that the success of the franchisee is paramount to their success - a rare feature with most franchisors. If I had to do it again - no question about it - FASTSIGNS®."
Jerry Goldstein,
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FASTSIGNS International Inc. Videos
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FASTSIGNS | The Franchise Opportunity

John Davies, UK Managing Director of FASTSIGNS, talks about the franchise opportunity and the benefits if investing in the franchise network.
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Available Locations:
Franchises available in many areas of the UK.
Business Type:
Franchise
Minimum Investment:
£36,000
Financing Assistance
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