Misplaced Signage: Pregnant Mother Highlights Risk.

A mother in Peverell, Plymouth, has described the placement of a temporary road sign on Ham Drive as “appalling.” Twenty-six-year-old Charlotte Taylor claims the sign, which warns motorists of a slippery road surface, was placed in the middle of the pavement on or before Tuesday. Ms Taylor said: “When you walk up to it you … Continue reading “Misplaced Signage: Pregnant Mother Highlights Risk.”

‘Deadly” Signage introduced by Safari Park

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park has erected ‘deadly’ signage throughout its grounds, to provide an additional form of entertainment for visitors. As if the park’s collection of lions and tigers were not deadly enough, the signs will form the basis of a new attraction called ‘Deadly Safari.’ Armed with a new guide to Longleat, visitors … Continue reading “‘Deadly” Signage introduced by Safari Park”

Resurfaced Road Left Without Markings

Residents and road users in Selby, North Yorkshire, have criticised the local council, after maintenance crews resurfaced James Street last week, but neglected to repaint road markings.   Chris Webb, a resident in Selby, said that he often relies on the road signage because his wife is disabled. During resurfacing work, however, the parking bays … Continue reading “Resurfaced Road Left Without Markings”

Senior Sign Maker and Vehicle Wrapper required

The Sussex Sign Company is looking for a senior to work alongside the Production Manager. You will be experienced in vehicle wrapping and vinyl sign writing, and you will be competent in using a laminator and sign fitting. The role will be to assist the Production Manager organise the daily / weekly work outputs and … Continue reading “Senior Sign Maker and Vehicle Wrapper required”

Dirty Signage – Council Urged to Clean Up Its Act

A concerned resident in Folkestone, Kent, has called on the county council to clean a dirty road sign. Brian Lamb, a 75-year-old motorist living near Castle Hill Avenue, has warned that a road sign warning motorists not to turn right into Kingsnorth Gardens, is too dirty to be seen at night. If the sign becomes … Continue reading “Dirty Signage – Council Urged to Clean Up Its Act”

Roadworks Signage Described as ‘Unsympathetic’

A trader in Alfriston, East Sussex, has launched a scathing attack on East Sussex County Council, after road signs installed to inform motorists of works in the village allegedly ‘destroyed’ her business. Diane Meek, owner of Pearls of Alfriston, said: “The ‘road ahead closed signs’ were far more prominent than the ‘village open’ ones.” The … Continue reading “Roadworks Signage Described as ‘Unsympathetic’”

Signs Turn Away Shoppers

Business owners in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, have attributed a sudden decline in trade to the presence of road signs in the area. Transport for Buckinghamshire is carrying out essential roadworks on the high street for the next couple of months. Shop owners believe that people have been turned away from the area by signs … Continue reading “Signs Turn Away Shoppers”

Chinese Signs Cause Consternation in Canada

Fears are growing among English and French-speaking residents in Richmond, British Columbia, that the city will soon become one very large Chinatown. Canadians have called on the local government to prevent the city from losing its cultural identity, by ensuring that the spread of Chinese signs is brought to an end. Fifty five-year-old Kerry Starchuk, … Continue reading “Chinese Signs Cause Consternation in Canada”

Signage Enforcement Officers: Even Hollywood Isn’t Safe!

Home to the world’s most famous and iconic sign, Hollywood is a symbol of freedom. The spiritual birthplace of the American dream. A place where people head to achieve fame and fortune. The only problem is that signage enforcement officers live there too. According to Patch, business owners in North Hollywood have been issued with … Continue reading “Signage Enforcement Officers: Even Hollywood Isn’t Safe!”

Advertising Signage: Less Pro, More Professional

A councillor in East Devon has challenged the local business community in Honiton to alter the character and appearance of advertising signs in the area. Councillor John O’Leary drew attention to a number of signs that greet shoppers entering Lace Walk Shopping Centre. The councillor said: “We need to work more closely with businesses on … Continue reading “Advertising Signage: Less Pro, More Professional”