Franchise Opportunity in Canterbury

We have a fantastic premium franchise opportunity available in Canterbury...

Our premium franchise opportunity for sale in Canterbury has over 14,000 businesses in the 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?

  • Sales Accelerator Package
  • Detailed business plan
  • Comprehensive 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.

Make an enquiry

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

Hear more from our franchisees

Your Investment

To help you get off to a flying start in Canterbury, we invest in a comprehensive Sales Accelerator Page which includes:

  • Customer contact database of up to 8000 businesses
  • Joint brand awareness telesales launch campaign
  • Social media booster campaigns
  • Pay-Per-Click advertising lead generation booster
  • 12-month LinkedIn Sales Navigator subscription
  • Extensive sales & marketing collateral
  • Dedicated marketing launch plan
  • Corporate stationery & literature

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.

Rewards & Investments

Canterbury Highlights

  • Over 14,000 businesses
  • Tourist industry hotspot
  • Retail hub
  • Regenerated town centre
  • Home to major Universities


Canterbury has thriving commercial areas with a vast customer base. We have identified key business sectors within the territory that we typically work with, such as:

  • Construction = Over 1,700 businesses
  • Manufacturing = Over 950 businesses
  • Retail = Over 2,400 businesses
  • Transportation = Over 400 businesses
  • Accommodation = Over 1,400 businesses
  • Professional = Over 1,100 businesses
  • Administrative = Over 900 businesses
  • Education = Over 600 businesses
  • Health = 1,100 businesses

Canterbury Opportunities

Canterbury is one of the most visited cities in the UK, contributing over £285m to the local economy so there are incredible business opportunities with the tourist industry, all of which require some form of signage.

With over 2000 retail businesses within the territory and 2000 professional/administrative business areas such as the Canterbury Enterprise Hub, Lakesview International Business Park and the Whitefriars retail development are ideal prospects for our B2B focused centres.

There are also three major universities and many colleges within the territory including The University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University and the University for the Creative Arts.

Why Choose Signs Express?

Recognised by numerous award bodies over the past 30 years, including the coveted British Franchise Association (bfa) Franchisor, Franchisee and Customer Services awards, Signs Express continues to set industry standards, leading the way in both the signs and franchise sectors. As one of the most successful B2B business models within franchising, Signs Express have demonstrated continued success with a proven business model and industry revered brand.

With a network of centres that command 47% higher turnover than the average signs business, some of which regularly exceed £1.5 million turnover and franchisees staying with us on average for 15 years, Signs Express offers an 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?


Find out more