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Printed Signage and Glass Manifestation for Westminster University

The Window Film Company UK Ltd

Having been established in 1998, The Window Film Company was delighted to be invited to carry out a project at a much older institution – the 174 year old Westminster University. The University, originally founded in 1838 as Britain’s first polytechnic, required manifestation on a significant section of glazing, as well as way-finding signage to enable easy navigation of the maze of hallways, corridors and numerous rooms.

London Fire Brigade

Signbox Ltd

Signbox completed architectural internal and external signage work for the London Fire Brigade at nine fire stations across the capital. The task required the delivery of a robust signage package that demanded long-lasting, quality materials. External work included the installation of post and plank-mounted signs finished with a vitreous enamel coating, marine grade stainless steel lettering and red enamelled aluminium trays. Internal signage work comprised an elegant modular sign system with the flexibility to change to reflect organisational adjustments. Manifestation graphics were installed on glazed partitions and bespoke statutory fire signage was made to complement each building.

IAG Cargo

Signbox Ltd

Leading global airline organisation, International Airlines Group (IAG), commissioned Signbox to devise a signage scheme for its major rebrand project, incorporating external signage, wayfinding, environmental graphics, manifestation and safety signs at its Heathrow base and overseas hub spaces. External signage comprised direct-to-surface ACM trays with laminated vinyl graphics, internal signs were printed on scratch-resistant Metamark high-tack and manifestation graphics were created using Metamark digital frost. Fire-certified high-tack wall vinyl with a durable over-laminate was used for environmental graphics while statutory signage and secondary wayfinding were formed from direct-to-surface printed acrylic.

The Mille

Signbox Ltd

As part of a full 5-month refurbishment, Signbox delivered a range of signage solutions to 12-storey West London office building, The Mille. This landmark, visible to thousands of motorists every day, is located on the A4 and adjacent to the elevated section of the M4. An important and challenging part of the refurbishment was the installation of imposing LED illuminated lettering on top of the building, which required specially designed scaffolding. Signbox also delivered directory listings, illuminated reception signage, reverse-decorated glass panels, wayfinding totems and carpark signage as part of the refurbishment.


Signbox Ltd

Signbox’s powerful signage solution at the Dakota Building in Weybridge was designed to reflect the area’s aviation heritage. Inside, Signbox installed a backlit, painted glass reception directory with polished aluminium frame. For the exterior, Signbox constructed and fitted skyline signage for the top of the entrance portico and to each elevation while, at street level, a fabricated perimeter sign and car park entrance monolith was installed. The side elevation signage was manufactured from the same powder-coated, stainless steel as the portico cladding it was mounted on and a highlight LED strip was applied to lettering edges to provide halo illumination.

Microsoft UK

Signbox Ltd

Signbox was appointed by Microsoft to undertake a full signage audit across their site at Reading’s Thames Valley Park. As a result, the company was tasked with redesigning over 200 signs with a brand refresh issued by Microsoft’s corporate communications in the USA. The brief included external high-level signage, numerous wayfinding totems, internal reception branding and an LED illuminated 8 x 2 metre monument sign. Working for a global brand as well-known as Microsoft, Signbox had to ensure that all signage satisfied the requirement for vibrancy as well as for functionality and precise on-brand consistency.

Expedia UK

Signbox Ltd

Signbox worked closely with Expedia's appointed architects, EDGE Architecture + Design, to manufacture and install a tailor-made signage package for their UK headquarters; including branding signage, wayfinding, large format digital wallpaper, extensive manifestation applications and a feature ‘postcard’ wall, for the reception area. All the signage was bespoke, with materials manufactured in-house, predominantly using the Durst Omega 1 UV inkjet printer, which can print to a resolution of 1728dpi at fine art quality. Environmental graphics utilised fire rated Digimura wall covering, digitally printed on HP Latex with glazing manifestations printed on an optically clear polyester film with white ink.

John Lewis Wall Graphics and Office Fit-Out

The Window Film Company UK Ltd

When a well-known department store undertook an extensive office refurbishment programme, they required a number of decorative and practical solutions including glass manifestation, signage, & the decorating of surfaces and doors. The Window Film Company was able to help with each element. Key Facts: * Site survey carried out to ensure full understanding of the brief. * Multiple solutions provided. * Bespoke products created for each aspect of the job. * Manifestation printed and installed throughout. * Digital wallpaper used to decorate traditionally uninspiring surfaces. * Cut coloured vinyl used as a wayfinding/signage solution.

The Charter Building

Signbox Ltd

The Charter Building in Uxbridge extends to five floors, each over an acre in size – as part of its refurbishment project, Signbox was commissioned to deliver an internal wayfinding solution and external illuminated signage. The icon-led wayfinding scheme utilised high-tack, self-adhesive Mactac films; the fire retardant, laminated graphics were applied to various surfaces including plasterboard, doors, brick and concrete walls and car park floor. The main external illuminated signage was installed at height, drilling through the distinctive façade’s tiled cladding; 30mm deep opal acrylic letters were manufactured on concealed rails to obscure cables and fixings.

Vantage London

Signbox Ltd

Signbox delivered external signage for West London based building, Vantage London. Occupying a prominent location towering over the M4, the landmark building needed signage that would powerfully reflect the modern and vibrant interior. Signbox replaced the existing gantry sign with aluminium cladding over a new, structural steel framework with large LED illuminated lettering. Further external works required the design of a special bracket system to attach a reinforced flex-faced box to a curtain wall at the 13th floor level, while bespoke fabricated letters were designed and installed to ensure the fittings took the load back to the building structure.

The Signal, 91 Newington Causeway

Dryvit UK Ltd

The Signal rises 22 storeys over one of the most exciting residential redevelopment areas in central south London. The Outsulation external wall insulation (EWI) system was specified incorporating 50mm expanded polystyrene insulation and is finished with a bespoke Dryvit speciality TerraNeo finish. The Signal will act as a catalyst for the total transformation of Newington Causeway. It is at the start of an array of hugely important landmark developments along this stretch. The façade of the building consists of sheathed lightweight steel frame clad with 3,600m2 of Dryvit Outsulation external wall insulation system (EWI).

Large Corporations use HVG Facades premium cladding for Corporate Branding

HVG Facades

Offering a wide range of colours, limitless design opportunities and stock availability in custom colours, ALUCOBOND PLUS®, MondoClad® and ZINTL® are the ideal products for orporate branding signage and external building cladding. Unlike other alternatives, the HVG Façades premium range incorporates attributes such as long-term colour consistency, weather resistance, excellent flatness, rigidity and formability, as well as ease of maintenance.

Pro-Railing used in new 120 Seater Restaurant

F H Brundle

Knights Garden Centre opened a 120 seater restaurant at their Chesham branch. F.H. Brundle was chosen as the main supplier for the fencing and security gates to protect the site, and also provided all the pre-assembled Pro-Railing posts and fittings to create a stunning coffee shop terrace with views over the surrounding fields. In this project, the use of 10mm glass clamps as signage holders demonstrates the unique versatility of the Pro-Railing range of products.

Kuwait Mall - Family Entertainment Center Sets the Mood for a Fun Shopping Experience

Electrosonic Ltd

The Family Entertainment Center at the 360 Mall in Kuwait offers top-of-the-line rides, the latest video games and skills tests for the entire family. Electrosonic designed, supplied, installed and programmed extensive LED lighting, digital signage, video projection, special effects, audio and show control for the new complex. The center was created by the Tamdeen Entertainment Company and designed by Concept i Design, to the highest international standards of world-class leisure venues

ASDA - Isle of Wight - Fresh & Contemporary


Aspiring to create a brand new design concept with a Fresh and Contemporary feel, Asda working closely with Resopal, has achieved this goal. Resopal Candy Wood 4147 - EM texture (HPL) Laminate has been selected, offering a natural wood feel, whilst giving a modern authentic look. Used to stunning effect in the cafe, signage above the customer service desks and fresh food areas, this concept will be rolled out in future stores.

McLaren's 160 Aldersgate - Gas Two Tier Rack

The Bike Storage Company

Contracted by McLaren Construction on the 160 Aldersgate commercial development, The Bike Storage Company supplied and installed 240 Gas Assisted Two Tier Racks complete with an anti-slip stair ramp. The Gas Assisted Two Tier Racks provides exceptional usability by assisting users when loading their bike on the top tier. With the 160 Aldersgate Development, The Bike Storage Company also provided a complete floor and wall signage and design pack.

Printed Mesh SmartScreen Barriers at The Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Breezefree Ltd

Breezefree screens are used to provide a protective barrier, and regularly changing signage at the world-renowned Royal Observatory, Greenwich. As one of London’s top tourist attractions, the historical Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts thousands of visitors every year at its stunning location and vantage point within Greenwich Park. The bronze planetarium cone needed a screen system on its outside perimeter to discourage visitors from touching the structure, which occasionally becomes hot in the sun...

Dalton Park

Artform Urban Furniture Limited

Dalton Retail Outlet Park in the North East was modernised in order to create a premium shopping destination. Contemporary external landscaping as well as lighting, bespoke planters, seating and signage were to be part of the planned renovations. Product suggestions made by the Artform team offered a consistent design and complemented the original brief, whilst offering a robust durable result and a cost effective solution. The Stone Bench, Treeline bench, FGP seats and FGP Litter Bins were chosen to suit the overall project theme.

Northshore Innovation Centre

Artform Urban Furniture Limited

The New Fusion Hive Innovation Centre at Northshore, Stockton-On-Tees, was part of a 56 acre and £300 million overall project. The 36,000 sq ft Innovation centre is a state-of- the-art, high-tech building that provides spaces for small and medium sized science and technology businesses. Having been identified as the preferred supplier, Artform offered a selection of site furniture elements which included Big Harris Benches, Word Bollards and Box Litter Bins. There were also bespoke signage plates incorporated into some of the bollards to identify disabled parking bays.

New Scotland Yard

Signbox Ltd

When the Metropolitan Police moved from St James’s Park to Victoria Embankment in 2017, Signbox was tasked with replacing the iconic sign that had been seen steadily rotating outside the building and to supply and install bespoke LED illuminated stainless steel lettering for the new HQ’s pavilion roof. For such high profile signage, everything had to be designed and engineered to exacting detail, specified to be highly robust and durable. Fabricated from stainless steel and clad in anodised aluminium, the sign is halo illuminated and rotates at an optimal speed, to avoid blurring or distortion on television screens.

Curved glass balustrade for Signal Iduna Park football stadium


Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund is the largest stadium in Germany and home to Borussia Dortmund football club. Its shop was replaced by a spectacular new FanWorld, from where not only merchandise and tickets are sold, but also events are hosted and the BVB brand is experienced. The architectural design contributes to the brand experience without overpowering it. Transparency and safety are key. Q-railing’s Easy Glass Slim and Easy Glass 3kN glass balustrades were a solution for both the interior and exterior stairways and balustrades, including curved base shoes, glass and cap rails.

Wind in the Willows Project - Whittle Brook

Architectural Street Furnishings part of WB White Foundry

ASF worked with artist Bernadette Hughes to develop these spectacular products. Highly decorative laser profiled panels were used to make seats, litter bins and signage. The detailed profiles themselves were manufactured in stainless steel plate and then powder coated, to retain the intricate laser cut details that would be lost is the sheets were galvanised after cutting. The outer shapes were then profiled from heavy duty mild steel sheet that was galvanised, and the two sheets mounted cheek by cheek with invisible fixings. The result isa highly visible design that is decorative, strong and has zero finger traps.

Westfield (Phase 2)

Hardscape Products Ltd

March 2018 signalled the start of a phased opening of the 68,748 sq m expansion which saw more than 90 new shops, cafes, restaurants and leisure outlets open throughout 2018 taking Westfield London to 241,547 sq m, making it the largest shopping centre in Europe.

Clement steel windows, doors and screens used throughout this fabulous new build

Clement Windows Group

Just at the edge of Somerton in Somerset you will find The Long House, a 350 sq m concrete frame, new build house designed by Neil Choudhury Architects. Clement bespoke steel windows and doors were chosen for their beautifully slim frames, in keeping with the design of the building. All the new fenestration was coated with Signal Black polyester powder paint in a matt finish which perfectly complements the blue lias stone walls, charred timber cladding and dark grey zinc roof.

Youghal Lighthouse - County Cork

Johnstone's Trade Paints - a brand of PPG Industries

Johnstone’s Trade were approached by the Commissioners of Irish Lights to improve the condition of the walls and the railings as the structure indicated that it had not been painted for a number of years. The products that were specified for the project included Johnstone’s Stormshield Pliolite Masonry, a solvent based paint that was applied on the exterior walls of the lighthouse to provide a smooth matt finish in Brilliant White. To complete the makeover, the metal railings of the lighthouse were painted in Johnstone’s Steel & Cladding Semi-gloss Top coat in Signal red.

Jacksons Fencing provides the goods for Scania with custom-built perimeter protection

Jacksons Fencing

Vehicle manufacturer Scania has signalled its commitment to its UK network by investing in a new £6m flagship commercial vehicle centre in Brooklyn Park, Maidstone. With a large number of HGVs coming in and out at all hours of the day, Scania wanted to make sure that unauthorised personnel were kept out of harm’s way while also securing their investment from theft and damage. As experts in delivering safe and secure sites, Jacksons Fencing were specified to supply and install perimeter solutions for the new depot, protecting Scania’s assets and ensuring the safety of members of the public.

Upgrading physical perimeter security using 358 mesh, access control measures and crash rated systems for a water treatment plant

Jacksons Fencing

Following the brief outlined by the water treatment plan the proposal adopted for implementation was for the creation of secure access control. Bi-Folding Speed Gates, topped with razor wire were supplied to each of the main entry and exit points to the site. These were supported by PAS 68 rising bollards and rising arm barriers with synchronised operation and traffic light signalling. The gates and barriers were flanked by runs of Jacksons mesh fencing to provide a separate pedestrian entrance to the facility, while static PAS 68 rated bollards were additionally deployed to manage traffic within the site.

Bloomberg Place, 4 Queen Victoria Street, EC4: London Corporate Workspace Winner

Shadbolt International

This iconic project was an exciting one for Shadbolt and we worked closely with the Architect to hand select the FSC certified SG American cherry needed for this job. Control random matched veneered panels, doors and doorsets would be made from the veneer selection so, our expert craftsmen created a seamless scheme from floor to floor. We also supplied “Signal White” RAL 9003 paint lacquered doors that required FD30 & FD60 rating which we achieved with our unique Shadmaster solid laminated timber core, which also allowed these high performance doors to also be sound attenuating and FSC certified.

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