14th February 2023
Signs Express is the UK and Ireland’s leading signs and graphics business, with an established, respected brand and over 60 centres and 30+ years’ experience. Offering bespoke signage and graphics solutions to customers large and small we offer room for creativity and innovation, offering anything from exterior building graphics, illuminated signage, digital signage, vehicle wrapping, exhibition and displays, window graphics, bespoke wallpaper, health and safety signage, eco-products, the list goes on!
Here's what you need to know:
Showing persistent growth in both turnover and profit over the last few years and along with process efficiencies and a skilled team in place the centre presents a great business opportunity. Operating from a 3,000sqft modern industrial unit in Bromborough, Signs Express (Liverpool & Wirral) services areas including Birkenhead, Bromborough and Seacombe as well as Liverpool and Wirral. Upon completion, the territory will also expand to include areas such as Crosby, Kirkby, Aintree, Garston and Allerton Huyton presenting plenty of room for business growth and expansion.
Currently operating at silver level within the Signs Express network, the centre offers a new owner a solid business with sales and EBITDA in an upward trajectory, a fantastic team, loyal customer base, full suite of equipment, great location and territory expansion along with an immaculate unit, allowing you to hit the ground running and start generating your ROI from day one. Whilst this is an established business, the expansion potential allows you to put your stamp on the business to take it to the next level. With a forward-thinking strategy in place, there is also opportunity to expand the business further by taking on available neighbouring territories.
More questions? Here’s some FAQ’s that may help:
Q. My background isn’t in signage, is training provided?
A. Yes, full and extensive training is given to all new franchisees over a four-week period, plus handover and ongoing support from our Franchise Support Centre team.
Q. Who currently runs the centre?
A. The centre is currently run by Roy Heeley and John McEntee who have owned the business for over 20 years. Upon taking on the centre, a new owner could look to amend the structure by having one business owner plus sales support. The Franchise Support Centre can help with advice regarding structure and how this will affect your bottom line.
Q. Why is the centre being sold?
A. The current owners are moving into retirement.
Q. What’s the minimum capital I need initially to purchase the business?
A. Based on a selling price of £175,000, you would require:
Q. What sort of person are you looking for to take over the business?
A. We’re looking for a business minded, driven individual with strong sales skills, strong team values and a core focus on customer excellence.
Q. Are there any other costs involved?
A. All of the above costs are one off costs associated with the purchase of the business. As a franchise, the only other ongoing monthly costs you will incur are:
Q. If I’m interested in finding out more, what do I do next?
23rd October 2023
Pre-Book your Open Day Appointment today! (Saturday 25th November 2023), find out more about this fantastic business opportunity with Signs Express.
5th October 2023
Having worked for the past 14 years as a Signs Express Centre Manager, Matt Rutlidge has now taken ownership of the Signs Express (Central Lancashire) Franchise.
1st September 2023
Franchisee Kris has now developed his business reach further and has now expanded into the neighbouring territory.
8th June 2023
Signs Express (Huddersfield) presents a new owner with an established, well-respected business, with a loyal customer base.
27th April 2023
In April 2023 Signs Express exhibited at the International Franchise Show at the ExCel, London.
31st January 2023
The Signs Express 2023 Convention has officially been wrapped up for another year and what a fantastic event it was!
24th January 2023
Signs Express are delighted to see two of their Centres being recognised for their outstanding talents, with shortlist nominations at The Sign Awards 2023.
6th December 2022
As the winners were announced, Signs Express were delighted to see themselves climbing its way up the coveted list, rising yet another 21 places to number 36!