28th February 2017
Signs Express, the UKs lead signs and graphics franchise, has helped to launch a dramatic brand refresh for well-known planning and development consultancy, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners Ltd (NLP).
On 14th February, in a nod to its founder, NLP changed its trading name to ‘Lichfields’. The move, which was in the pipeline for several months beforehand, was combined with a completely new vision for the company’s corporate identity and meant that all eight of their offices had to be wholly refreshed – a job that was awarded to the UK and Ireland’s leading signs and graphics company, Signs Express.
With the requirements stipulating that the refresh take place across the country simultaneously, ready for launch on the morning of the 14th February, Signs Express was the obvious choice with the company’s network of 65 franchised businesses across the UK and Ireland. On the evening of the 13th February, seven Signs Express centres began installing all the various interior and exterior brandings that they had spent the previous weeks designing and printing.
Rick Nurse, Business Development Manager at Signs Express (Leeds), was first approached by Lichfields and subsequently co-ordinated the speedy roll-out of the signage across eight sites. Rick commented:
"One of the great benefits of being part of a network is the potential to work together and complete much larger projects that a lone signage company would not be able to manage. This was a momentous project for Lichfields and a great honour to be a part of it!"
The seven Signs Express’ involved in the print and installation alongside Leeds were Falkirk, Manchester, Newcastle, Reading, Croydon and Cardiff. The network combined forces to remove and replace the existing signage simultaneously at Lichfield’s offices up and down the country, creating a great surprise for employees when they turned up to work the next day. Following the company’s recent shortlisting as the bfa’s Franchisor of the Year Award, Signs Express is proving how advantageous franchising is for customers and business owners alike.
Rebecca Thomas, Associate Director (Graphic Design), stated:
"Rick was a pleasure to work with. He co-ordinated the production and installation seamlessly, whilst keeping in regular contact with us throughout the process so that we knew everything was on track. We have received very positive feedback on the work Signs Express completed for us."
9th February 2018
Signs Express Norwich have recently invested in upgrading their equipment and recruiting additional staff.
4th January 2018
Signs Express have marked the conclusion of their 25th year in franchising with record network expansion, record network sales and a management buy-out designed to further drive the growth of the business.
30th November 2017
Signs Express had a lot to celebrate at their annual convention.
17th October 2017
A recent project coordinated by Signs Express Manchester has been shortlisted in the Construction category at the British Sign Awards.
13th September 2017
Signs Express is experiencing rapid growth, opening 6 centres by the end of 2017 in areas such as Newcastle, Swindon and Scarborough.
1st September 2017
The UK’s leading signs and graphics business, Signs Express, is now established in Scarborough.
18th August 2017
Signs Express Falkirk has had the honour of providing signs and graphics for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
15th August 2017
Signs Express are supporting the Lap of Anglia – a 400-mile cycle ride in 4 days to raise funds for charity.
11th August 2017
Signs Express has announced the launch of a new, state-of-the-art intranet now available to its franchisees.
8th August 2017
Signs Express, Bedford, were delighted to take up the challenge of a Routemaster London bus wrap.
4th August 2017
Signs Express has designed, created and installed the striking 140 metre-long sign at Larkhill.
30th June 2017
The National Deaf Children’s Society has revamped its offices across the UK with a little help from Signs Express.
26th June 2017
Signs Express are taking their Discovery Day on the road to Scotland.
23rd May 2017
Signs Express is pleased to welcome Nick Hagan as the new owner of Signs Express Crawley.
9th March 2017
Signs Express has just opened a new branch in Swindon under the ownership of local husband and wife team Chris and Kelly Seston.