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Signs Express Signs and Graphics Franchise
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Signs Express Signs and Graphics Franchise
Resale Information
  • Year Established1995
  • PricePrice on application
  • Date Listed16th April 2024
  • LocationHarlow
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established29 years
  • Current UK Coverage60%
  • Franchisee Support Staff24
  • Personal Investment Req.£65,000
  • Total Startup Cost£215,000
  • Territory-based business locationYes
  • Business to business servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
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Signs Express Franchise for sale in Harlow


16th April 2024

Invest in Signs Express (Harlow) today: Price, turnover and profit available on request.

Established in January 1995, Signs Express (Harlow) has been successfully operating for over 29 years and has been under the current ownership of Lynda and Paul Heywood since October 2008.

Recording their best ever year in 2022, seeing unprecedented growth since, the centre has gone on to increase their sales by a further 25% in 2023 and the growth trend is set to continue into 2024 and beyond.

Whilst Paul and Lynda have been the driving force behind this business for many years (and recently the recipients of the Signs Express Franchisee of the Year Award for 2023), they have empowered their team to drive the business forward alongside them and have a fantastic, experienced and highly skilled team and Centre Manager in place.

This is a must have centre within the Signs Express network, providing a new owner with a profitable, creative business venture with an exceptional team and high-profile and varied list of loyal clients.

Who are we looking for?

The centre presents further opportunity for expansion potential and would benefit from a new owner who recognises the significance of stakeholder relationships, understands the importance of financial and operational control and reporting, believes in leading by example and empowering their team and the value they have in the workplace.

Contact us for more information and to attend one of our in-centre Discovery Days!

To discuss this business opportunity in more detail, contact us to arrange a call at a time that suits you. And why not attend one of our Discovery Days? Held at our flagship company owned Signs Express (Twickenham) centre, we offer you the chance to find out all about us and see our centres in action.

Territory & Expansion

Ideally situated in the Templefields area of Harlow and only 10 minutes from junction 7 of the M11, Signs Express (Harlow) is a strategically significant site along the UK's Innovation Corridor. Not only can it service towns in their local area but have the flexibility to travel further afield into London or as required by their clients.

Harlow is one of the fastest growth towns in England with population expected to increase by a third over the next 25 years. With significant investment in regeneration, the Harlow Enterprise Zone and a planned new Princess Alexandra Hospital, this is already under way.

Harlow is home to high growth sectors such as Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing and ICT/Digital that includes large scale organisations employing more than 250 people, however the majority of local businesses are SMEs employing 50 people or less, ranging in sectors from engineering and logistics to medical devices and even a micro-brewery!

This territory also covers other highly industrious towns including Enfield, Stansted, Bishop's Stortford, Epping, Hertford, Hoddesdon, Waltham Abbey, Cheshunt, Roydon and Waltham Cross.

Operating across neighbouring units spanning c.2,000sqft, Signs Express (Harlow) strive to constantly provide great quality and value together with outstanding customer service aiming to be Harlow's favoured one-stop sign maker.

Once established as a business owner, at Signs Express we offer our franchisees the chance to expand and grow their business via our hub and spoke model, offering you the opportunity to expand into neighbouring territories to increase efficiencies and overall increase turnover and profitability.

Customer Opportunities

Working across multiple industries including local and national customers, Signs Express (Harlow) understand the power of using great signs and graphics and how they can transform a business and the customer's experience. Having built a solid reputation for delivering quality solutions with friendly, consultative and helpful service, they have a high level of repeat business from an extensive and loyal customer database.

The team assists with an extremely varied range of business signs including exterior signage, interior signs and graphics, vehicle graphics, bespoke wallpapers, wayfinding and directional signs, window graphics and stickers. Helping customers who vary in size from small start-ups to nationally recognised brands, they cover larger scale projects to one off sign requirements. Signs Express (Harlow) has a strong brand presence and exceptional reputation across their local area.

Business Growth Opportunities

Signs Express (Harlow) is a fantastic centre to have within the Signs Express network, having seen unprecedented business growth over the past two years. This centre presents an exceptional opportunity for a new, ambitious owner, with an outstanding reputation, strong market penetration in their territory, loyal customer base, along with a highly skilled team and experienced Centre Manager.

After 15 years of ownership, current owners Paul and Lynda Heywood are selling this established business and moving into retirement, presenting an excellent opportunity for a new business owner with the ability to hit the ground running from day one. 

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