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Business Signs
Commercial Signage

UK Sign Maker Why Bees?

Although our sign company based in North Devon, we can dispatch business signage anywhere in the UK and most worldwide.

Our designers and craftsmen are all on site. We have workshops for wooden signs & other wooden products, stone signs and memorials, laser engraved and traditionally engraved plaques & memorials, sand blasting, vinyl signage plus a modern print-room.

We should be able to cover most of your business signage needs - Give us a call or email and we will send you a quote.

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  An oak framed entrance sign and a hanging framed sign. Ref 1909.SV.022.
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Some of Our Signs and Business Signage

Ideas for Business Signage and Commercial Signs
If your are not sure of how you would like your business sign to look or are in need of inspiration, have a quick look at this page first. It contains lots of photos of business signage and commercial signs we have made for our customers. We have included details about each sign. The material it was made from, the size, the font and other useful information.
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Sign Boards for business - with or without posts

Sign Boards
A range of Aluminium, Composite and PVC boards are available for full colour printed vinyl or cut vinyl lettering. They are available with or without posts. Also suitable for information boards. Suitable for indoors or outside use. Good value for money. Fibreglass Signs are popular for you main business sign - being light weight and strong. We make aluminium signs on posts in almost any size- these are again strong and made to last. Also available are Oak Framed Signs.

Oak Framed Signs

Directional Arrow Signs
A very good range of directional arrow signs to suit all budgets. There are painted rustic arrow signs for events, good value t-channel signs which are smart and long lasting as well as oak or aluminium finger posts with one to seven fingers.

A huge range of Safety Signs and Safety Signage.

Safety Signage
At The Sign Maker we have a huge range of safety signs and health & safety signage. They can be made in rigid plastic or self adhesive vinyl, standard or photo-luminescent along with brass & aluminium. All safety signs are manufactured and supplied to BS EN ISO 7010 wherever it is possible. Also available are safety posters & some equipment.

semi-rigid PVC with full colour design.

Semi-Rigid PVC
This is the cheapest sign material we have. The artwork is printed directly onto the PVC which is then laminated for a longer lifespan. It can be full colour, two colour or single colour. Suitable for indoors or outdoors. Fade resistant and waterproof.


Superior quality full colour signage

A range of printed signs which are superior to most other full colour sign boards. They are comparable to vitrous enamel at considerably less cost. The colour quality is superb with a long term resistance to fading. They are encapsulated with a heat treated coating which is very robust, easy to clean and has anti-vandal and graffiti resistant properties. They are available as flat plate, with fixing channels and posts, tray signs, lecterns and interpretation panels. Reflective and photoluminescent signs also available.

Hanging Signs

Hanging Signs with Brackets
Several ranges of hanging signs, hanging flags and pub signs to suit most situations. These include powder coated steel brackets, wrought iron brackets and wooden posts with hanging arms. The panels themselves are made in a variety of materials - 3mm aluminium, aluminium composite with wooden frame, moulded plastic and Tricoya - a wood based board with a 50 year guarantee.

Lighting units are available if required.

Estate Signs

Farm and Estate Signs
We have a whole range of farm and estate signs. The oak signs are a speciality but we do make signage in lots of other materials. Moulded fibreglass is often used, this being stong, durable but relatively light weight. 3mm aluminium is another possibilty, as is aluminium composite. Oak framed aluminium composite are also great looking signs. For very long life signage, stone should be considered.

Entrance Signs

Oak Framed Entrance Signs
These wooden framed signs are beautiful as entrance signs for large houses, farm or business.  Using a combination of traditional English oak with modern aluminium composite we have created an elegant sign to grace any entrance. There are four standard sizes but as always we can make them to any size and use other materials for the panels. Also available as blanks for other sign makers. In addition to this we have a whole range of other Entance Signs suitable for Business

Painted sign

Painted Signs
If you are looking for a more traditional sign with painted letters, then these sign boards may be your answer. The board is a wood based board made using a high performance resin. It is very stable, strong, durable and weatherproof. It is sprayed using is a two component polyurethane paint which is much more durable than standard brush-on paints. Also available as with an oak frame.

Painted Framed Sign

Wooden Ladder Signs

Wooden Ladder Signs
The wooden ladder signs are ideal for use as entrance signs, especially when listing more than one property. As standard they can have one, two or three signs, either morticed in or front fixed. As always, other variations can be quoted for. They can be painted or have letters carved into natural timber which which can be treated with high gloss coach enamel, satin varnish or Devon Oil.

Painted oak sign

Black and White Signs
Over the last couple of years simple black and white signs have become increasingly popular. We have therefore created this page to show the various options available to you for a black and white sign. These include the white paint oak signs as shown in the image to the left.

Wooden Notice Boards
These bespoke wooden notice boards are made to our customers exact requirement by our carpenters. Oak is the timber normally used but others are available. The wood can be treated with a commercial satin varnish, Osmo oil or painted black, white, grey or cream. Available with or without posts.

Also made in the workshops are Oak Framed Blackboards and Whiteboards.

Notice Boards

Metal Notice Boards
There is a superb range of outdoor notice boards  and poster cases which are all secure and waterproof. These include shaped notice boards and menu cases

Lectern display signs

Lectern Display Signs
These are nomally mounted at a 45 degree angle and usually display information panels. They are ideal for adults, children and those in wheelchairs. We can make the timbers in our workshops so these can be made to any size. We also have some tough steel lecterns in various sizes

Wooden finger posts both in natural oak or painted wood

Finger Posts
There are various options with the finger posts. The wooden finger posts can be made from natural oak or iroko with 70mm or 95mm posts. There is also a range of painted wooden finger posts. The aluminium finger posts can be flat plate aluminium or beautiful cast aluminium. You can have one finger or up to seven fingers on a post.

Aluminium Fingerposts

Projecting Sign

Rigid Projecting Signs & Brackets

We have a large selection of rigid projecting signs and sign brackets. These are similar to the hanging signs in many ways but they do not swing in the wind. There are many shapes, sizes and styles to suit all budgets and situations.

Projecting Sign

Pub Signs

Pub Signs
Here is a range of excellent pub signs, some being wall mounted and some being double sided and supplied with brackets, ideal for hanging pub signs. They are very well made with moulded edges which enhances the whole appearance and gives it that traditional pub sign look.

Pavement Signs
A range of quality A-Boards, Pavement Signs, Chalk boards and Sandwich Boards. These include a painted wooden pavement sign, a simple budget A-Board, pavement signs with headers and blackboard inserts or poster displays with a plexiglas cover. The metal A-boards are available in black or white plus nine other colours. The wood and fibreglass pavement signs have a larger range of colours

Aluminium Signage

Aluminium Signage
A range of aluminium signage manufactured from solid 3mm aluminium plate. Signage include flat plate sign boards, large tray signs, aluminium plate with fixing channels attached along with a superb range of double sided business signs on posts.

Aluminium Business Signage

Cast Bronze and aluminium

Cast Bronze Plaques
The very latest in pattern making technology is combined with the very best of traditional craftsmen skills to offer you the best of both worlds. The pattern making process gives us unlimited scope of lettering, motifs and layout  .Also Cast Aluminium

Hand Painted Cast Polyurethane
Cast polyurethane with raised lettering and motifs is ideal for street signs and entrance signs. Being one of the toughest and most abrasion resistant materials around, it can cope with roadside pollution, salt spray, severe weather conditions and it even resists chemical attack. Detailed raised motifs can be cast from customer artwork and these can be very complex designs such as crests.

Glass Like Acrylic Business Sign

Acrylic Glass Name Plates
These acrylic name plates look just like glass. The lettering is applied to the reverse of the plaque which looks fantastic and helps to make the sign vandal proof. The plate is held away from the wall with stand-off mounts. The acrylic glass signage is ideal for modern business name plates at a reasonable cost. Also available in full colour, with clamps and posts. and painted acrylic

Painted and laser etched acrylic sign on the reverse.

Printed and Cut Vinyl Signs
In our vinyl workshop we have vinyl cutters, laminators and one of the latest wide format vinyl printers. Here we can make all the cut vinyl and full colour signage needed by business.We print Magnetic Signs for vehicles, Stickers and Self Adhesive Signs on application tape which could be used to cover an old sign. Cut Vinyl Lettering can also be sent out on application tape to apply to any smooth surface.

Large Range of Vinyl Signage

Full colour banners

Printed Full Colour PVC Banners
We can used our large format printer to print all kinds of banners. The brass eyelets are placed at 500mm centres into the banner hem. We digitally print at high resolution using waterproof UV stable inks on quality 530gsm PVC. The banners are strong and the colours really vibrant - ideal indoor or outdoor use.

Directional Arrow Signs

Directional Arrow Signs
We have a range of directional arrow signs ideal for weddings and large events. They are all well made and are also suitable for sites where permanant signage is required. They can be supplied with posts or stakes if required. Directional signs available in lots of materials to suit all situations.

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Engraved Signs and Nameplates
We can engrave in a large range of materials including wood, three types of brass, silver aluminium, coloured anodisal aluminium, stainless steel, acrylic laminate and stone like corian.

Printed Metal

Printed Anodised Aluminium
Anodised aluminium really is tough stuff and this is what gives Anoprinted signs such a long life - the image is locked inside the hard anodised layer. Unlike surface printing or vinyl graphics, anoprinting cannot be picked or scraped off the surface. The anoprint is the surface and a very tough one at that.

large slate signs

Large Slate Signs
For our large slate signs we use slate between 20mm and 30mm thick. We can also make them 50mm thick. They can be cut to any size and the lettering can be raised and unpainted or engraved into the sign and paint in any of our special paint colours. Simple graphics can be included.

Maintenance free engraved corian signage

Corian Plaques
A modern material with a cold stone like finish. It is very durable, fade proof and virtually maintenance free. It comes in a variety of stone finishes including slate and in two thickness. It also has the advantage of being able to engrave and paint-fill, smaller letters than you can with slate, brass or laminate. Letters can be paint filled with black, white, silver, gold or blue.

Large engraved signs
Posts for signs

Posts for Signs
On this page you will find an excellent selection of posts which can be used with your sign. These are made from wood, steel or aluminium. Wooden posts can be oiled, varnished or painted. Also posts with arms for hanging signs. Wrought iron brackets also available


Sign Fittings
We have a good range of fittings, screws, brackets, coverheads, stand-offs etc in various materials to suit all our signs

Fittings for sign boards

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