Merry Christmas

December 24th, 2015 by

The Sussex Sign Company would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We have had a fantastic year working with wonderful clients all over the UK. 2015 has also been a successful year working with our community projects. Being part of a community is vital for our Company, we … Continue reading “Merry Christmas”

Road sign misspellings irk Gloucester resident

January 10th, 2014 by

Proving that adventure can be found outside London and the Home Counties, a man from Abbeydale, Gloucester, has spent the past thirteen years collecting evidence of misspelt road signs. Though irritated by the mistakes, he is not unamused. Fifty two-year-old Mark Ellis said: “It is irritating because [the spelling of road signs] should be right. … Continue reading “Road sign misspellings irk Gloucester resident”

Councillor expresses ‘horror’ over bullet-damaged Road Signs

December 20th, 2013 by

Since 2008, Matt Seiber has been updating his website, Gunfire Graffiti, with images of road signs in Britain that have been damaged by gunfire. Earlier this month, the ex-Royal Marine added more images to his website, much to the horror of Chudleigh Town Councillor, Richard Keeling. Councillor Keeling said that £500 had been set aside … Continue reading “Councillor expresses ‘horror’ over bullet-damaged Road Signs”

Grieving Mother Launches Campaign to Clean Up Road Signs

December 18th, 2013 by

In 2005, Donna Guile’s daughter, Hayley, was involved in a car crash in Henley. The circumstances of the accident will be familiar to many drivers in the UK. Approaching a junction, Hayley had to swerve to avoid contact with a vehicle that had pulled out in front of her unexpectedly. Hayley died after her car … Continue reading “Grieving Mother Launches Campaign to Clean Up Road Signs”

Transport Officials in Seattle Grab Road Users’ Attention

November 21st, 2013 by

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has claimed success in its efforts to make road users more aware of children returning to school. Earlier this week, SDOT launched a pilot initiative to remind motorists and cyclists that a new school term had begun. Aiming to reduce the number of accidents and near misses involving children … Continue reading “Transport Officials in Seattle Grab Road Users’ Attention”

New type of road sign called for by councillor

October 28th, 2013 by

Councillor Armand Toms has proposed a change to the law that would prevent motorists in Cornwall from becoming lost or trapped in rural areas. Cllr Toms wants a new type of road sign to be included in the Highway Code. The sign would warn road users that satellite navigation systems are unsuitable for use in … Continue reading “New type of road sign called for by councillor”

Road Signs Hidden by Overgrown Hedges

October 10th, 2013 by

Road users in Bedfordshire have called on the district council to trim overgrown grass and hedges that cover important road signs in the county. Val Penfare, a resident of Potton, said that only roads in Bedfordshire are affected, adding that council workers in Cambridgeshire appear to be on top of their maintenance duties. Penfare said: … Continue reading “Road Signs Hidden by Overgrown Hedges”

Road Signs Stolen as ‘Trophies’

September 24th, 2013 by

Signs can be stolen or vandalised for all kinds of reasons. Some thieves sell whatever scrap metal they can lay their hands on, making road signs an easy target. Others remove signs to make a political point or to cause mayhem. Many are probably just bored. But how many view signs as potential trophies? In … Continue reading “Road Signs Stolen as ‘Trophies’”

‘3D’ Road Signage Created By Student

August 28th, 2013 by

When 22-year-old Charlie Gale glanced at a novelty bookmark in a store in Nottingham, little did he know that he was about to embark on a potentially life-changing journey. The product design undergraduate marvelled at the bookmark’s use of lenticular printing before his attention was drawn to a road sign outside the shop. The Nottingham … Continue reading “‘3D’ Road Signage Created By Student”

One Mile, Eight Speed Limits

August 22nd, 2013 by

The AA has drawn attention to a one-mile stretch of road in Nottinghamshire that is populated by no fewer than eight speed-limit signs. Describing the area as ‘confusing’ to motorists, the AA’s Paul Watters suggested that drivers travelling through Zouch village, which lies on the border between Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, tend to look at the … Continue reading “One Mile, Eight Speed Limits”