Warning to sign makers following prosecution

The British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) has issued a warning to sign makers over essential maintenance, following a successful prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The prosecution follows an incident five years ago, where a 12m x 3m wooden sign was blown down in strong winds. The structure had become decayed and … Continue reading “Warning to sign makers following prosecution”

Encouraging signs for shop front scheme

A project to regenerate an area of Glasgow has seen interest from almost 100 retailers. As part of the Action Barras Calton (ABC) plan to improve the East End area of Glasgow, shop owners were invited to submit applications for funding. The £400,000 council fund has received applications from over 90 local businesses, all of … Continue reading “Encouraging signs for shop front scheme”

How adhesive technology is shaping the sign industry

Gone are the days when professional signs were let down by the quality of the adhesive. The technology behind the products has now advanced so significantly that sign makers can guarantee a high quality finish every time. The industry is demanding targeted solutions for individual signage styles, rather than a one size fits all approach, … Continue reading “How adhesive technology is shaping the sign industry”

The Easier Way To Change High Banner Displays

Banners and posters displayed high up, whether fitted externally or internally, can offer a great way of attracting the attention of customers. However, they can be difficult and time consuming to change, so are generally reserved for long term displays. However, with the innovative Ad-Cassette system, these are problems of the past. These banners can … Continue reading “The Easier Way To Change High Banner Displays”

Our signage for The Gym Group

Every now and again we produce a piece of work that we are so proud of we want to tell the world about it. The Sussex Sign Company produce quality signage solutions for many companies, some large and some small, one of our larger clients is Caburn Hope who are a full service marketing agency … Continue reading “Our signage for The Gym Group”

Multi-application laminator launched by Atlantic

At the recent FESPA 2013 exhibition, national supplier, Atlantic, showcased the new NEOLT Shield 1650 laminator. This extremely versatile machine offers sign companies a laminator that can be used for a wide range of applications, including car wrapping. As a low value investment, it’s the perfect addition to a sign business and offers the ability … Continue reading “Multi-application laminator launched by Atlantic”

Falling sign narrowly misses pedestrian

An engineer in Brent, North West London, avoided injury on Sunday when a large shop sign fell just inches from his feet.   Fifty four-year-old Saaed Ibrahim, who is currently recovering from being hit by a bus earlier this year, described hearing a “loud crash” when the sign fell behind him. Mr Ibrahim had been … Continue reading “Falling sign narrowly misses pedestrian”

“Tacky” signage unwelcome in Edinburgh

Renowned for their sense of style and culture, the people of Edinburgh seem keen to ensure that their city maintains its exquisite Baronial architecture. So much so, in fact, that a number of residents have complained to Edinburgh City Council over the appearance of a “garish” shop sign on Princes Street. The sign belongs to … Continue reading ““Tacky” signage unwelcome in Edinburgh”

Road sign misspellings irk Gloucester resident

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”

New guidelines on A-boards ‘disadvantage’ vintage-shop owner

The owner of Sally’s Vintage Chic, which is located on Summerland Place in Minehead, has expressed her frustration over new guidelines on A-boards. Proprietor, Sally Mclean, had been using an advertising board to attract customers to her small high-street shop until she was instructed to remove it. Ms Mclean said: “I received a letter a … Continue reading “New guidelines on A-boards ‘disadvantage’ vintage-shop owner”