Franchise Opportunity in Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield

We have fantastic premium franchise opportunities available in Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield...

Our premium franchise opportunities for sale in Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield have dense urban locations with over 15,000 businesses in each territory, ideal for our B2B focused centres. From our extensive research of the area we know that our award winning franchise opportunity is likely to attract large revenues and profitability.

What do I get for my investment?

  • £30k reinvestment from us
  • A comprehensive start-up package
  • 3-week initial training programme
  • No industry experience required
  • Share of 1000s of sales enquiries we generate
  • Help in securing finance
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated UK support team
  • Buying power of the UK’s largest sign company
  • Most searched for Signs brand on Google
  • High earning potential

If you are looking for a business opportunity with regular repeat business, high-value orders, a stable marketplace and an established brand then Signs Express could be the right franchise for you.

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About Signs Express

“Working as a Signs Express Franchisee has given me more than I could ever hope for and alongside the financial and lifestyle advantages of being my own boss, this experience has enabled me to secure my dream project with Team Sky during the Tour de France”.

Lee Eaton, Signs Express (Manchester)

Winner of the British Franchise Association Franchisee of the Year in 2015

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To help you get off to a flying start in Birmingham or Sutton Coldfield, we will invest your franchise fee of £20k back into your business AND invest £10k to contribute to set-up costs that are involved in a new location, meaning you can reach profitability even quicker!

This, along with savings on equipment means that the start-up costs are significantly more affordable than ever before! Instead of £80k + working capital, you now require just £45k + working capital*.

*Major banks can fund up to 50-70% of the cost, dependent upon your financial history.

We provide our franchisees with a comprehensive training course prior to helping find the right premises and staff to ensure that you will have the skills and confidence to become the boss. Find out more about Training & Support.

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Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield Highlights

  • Population of over 5 Million
  • Over 15,000 businesses located each territory
  • Excellent transport links via rail, motorway and air
  • 2nd largest economy in the UK
  • Major international commercial centre
  • Undergone many redevelopments
  • Good availability of light industrial units


Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield territories both have thriving commercial areas with a vast customer base. We have identified key business sectors within both territories that we typically work with, such as:

  • Construction = Over 1,500 businesses
  • Retail = Over 2,800 businesses
  • Transportation = Over 500 businesses
  • Accommodation = Over 1,000 businesses
  • Professional = Over 1,000 business
  • Administrative = Over 1,200 businesses
  • Public = Over 40 businesses
  • Education = Over 600 businesses
  • Health = 1,400 businesses

Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield Opportunities

Birmingham has a bustling city centre as well as busy towns and cities nearby such as Solihull, Chelmsley Wood and Aston.

With airlines such as Flybe, Ryanair, Monarch and Thomson using Birmingham airport as a major base in the UK, as well it being a hub destination for Virgin trains, the travel industry is a massive contributor to Birmingham’s economy.

Both territories boast an impressive amount of retail businesses, with the likes of The Mall and The Red Rose Centre in Sutton Coldfield and three large shopping centres in Birmingham, the Bullring, Grand Central and the Mailbox all of which are home to big name brands.

Multiple colleges and universities along with large sports centres such as the City of Birmingham Stadium, Villa Park Stadium and Alexander Stadium are also fantastic potential customers.

Why Choose Signs Express?

Signs Express has recently been announced as a finalist of the British Franchise Association (bfa) Franchisor of the Year award, following on from their consistent, proven business model. This follows on from winning the bfa Franchisee of the Year award in 2015, demonstrating that Signs Express are one of the most successful B2B business models within franchising.

Our larger branches regularly turnover in excess of 1.3 million pounds and the average franchisee stays with Signs Express for over 10 years, proving we are a sustainable and profitable business model.

Signs Express offers a franchise opportunity with a big difference.

With regular repeat business, high-value orders, a stable marketplace and an established brand, is Signs Express the right franchise for you?

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