Exciting Business Opportunity for Sale in Essex

Asking price: £50,000

We currently have an exciting investment opportunity available to acquire Signs Express (Colchester & Chelmsford) which has been operating for 3 years and was opened as a brand new centre by the current owner.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the current owner is no longer able to continue to be able to focus on the business and as such provides a new owner with an incredible opportunity to shape the centre at a fraction of the cost of a new start-up business. This, coupled with the great foundations of the current owner will allow you to hit the ground running from day one.

There remains tremendous scope to utilise the centre’s existing reputation, trading history, assets and territory alongside assistance from the franchisor.

This opportunity can be highly lucrative for the right candidate and as a management franchise, you need no previous sign industry experience to join the Signs Express network.

There are numerous advantages to becoming a franchisee:

  • Proven business model
  • Large modern light-industrial premises
  • Extensive production equipment
  • Company vehicle
  • Dedicated marketing support
  • A highly-skilled team already in place
  • Large existing customer base
  • No sign making experience required
  • 100% UK based company and support centre
  • Monday – Friday Working hours
  • Training & ongoing support
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Extensive customer base ready and waiting

The wide-ranging territory this centre covers means you’ll have access to over 23,000 businesses and will be perfectly placed to service the needs of organisations large and small.

Key business sectors within the territory include:

  • Professional
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Local Authority
  • Hospitality

Facilities and equipment already in place

This business operates from a 1,842 sq ft modern light-industrial premises based in Witham and is fully fitted with all the equipment required to the highest specifications.

Due to its location, this business would suit those based in, or looking to relocate to, Essex, Suffolk and other areas in and around the East of England. 

Having established a modern and efficient production facility; the owner has developed a solid reputation for the best quality signage and graphics, at fair prices.

Industry Experienced Team

With an experienced sign maker in place, the centre offers a fantastic opportunity for a new owner and has excellent potential for further growth and expansion.

Clear systems and high-quality standards will allow a new franchisee to step straight into the role. Plus you’ll have the added benefit of a dedicated support team from Signs Express franchise support centre covering all aspects of the business.

From the Owner

“This is a great territory to have within the Signs Express proven franchise model! I have enjoyed every bit of learning the signage business and working hard to develop the territory for the past three years.  

“I am personally unable to continue this venture due to unforeseen circumstances, however I feel, in the right hands, this business will no doubt flourish. For a new buyer, this is an excellent opportunity to hit the road running with a branded set-up and a customer base already in place.”

–  Mayura Joshi, Centre Owner

Why Choose Signs Express?

A franchise with Signs Express offers high rewards in a creative and dynamic sector with the added benefits of an established, recognised brand. As multiple British Franchise Association award winners, we are recognised as one of the most successful B2B business models within franchising.

Signs Express offers a franchise opportunity with a big difference. With regular repeat business, high-value orders, a stable marketplace, and an established brand are Signs Express the right franchise for you?

Concerned about finance?

By joining a leading franchise brand such as Signs Express, you’ll have access to funding from all of the major banks as our strong record of success means our franchisees are supported when sourcing funds.

Next Steps

If you are interested in finding out more information regarding this exciting business, then make an enquiry today to our Franchise Recruitment Team. After an initial call, we will ask you to sign a confidentiality agreement where we can then send on the detailed prospectus of sale regarding this business as well as full accounts.

When you’re ready to move forward we will invite you to our no-obligation Discovery Day held at our Franchise Support Centre in Norwich which will give you an insight into Signs Express and how we support our extensive franchise network. From there we then arrange for you to meet the owners and visit the centre before conducting further due-diligence should you wish to purchase the business. 

Signs Express will continue to aid you throughout the process of buying an existing centre to ensure it’s a smooth process for both yourself and the exiting franchisee.

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