Franchise Opportunity in Croydon

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

Our premium franchise opportunity for sale in Croydon has over 15,000 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?

  • £30k reinvestment from us
  • Marketing database of over 2,000 contacts
  • 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

“Striving to make sure a customers’ exact requirements are met is at the forefront of everything I do so I’m excited to be part of a market-leading brand that holds the same values.”

Mark Coyle, Signs Express (Macclesfield)

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Your Investment

To help you get off to a flying start in Croydon, 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 £40k – £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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Croydon Highlights

  • Over 15,000 businesses
  • Good availability of light industrial units
  • Fantastic retail and night time economy
  • One of the largest commercial districts outside London
  • Excellent transport links via rail, motorway and air


Croydon 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 1,900 businesses
  • Manufacturing = Over 800 businesses
  • Retail = Over 2,100 businesses
  • Transportation = Over 400 businesses
  • Accommodation = Over 900 businesses
  • Professional = Over 1,700 businesses
  • Administrative = Over 1,100 businesses
  • Education = Over 600 businesses
  • Health = 1,600 businesses

Croydon Opportunities

Croydon is due to undergo a £5-billion regeneration and is one of the major commercial districts outside of central London. This large town has the 13th largest shopping population in the UK backing up its booming retail industry with the 3rd largest shopping mall in London The Whitgift Centre.

Home to Crystal Palace football club, the only tram link line in London and with the new Boxpark turning Croydon into the new vibrant version of Shoreditch the area has quickly turned into the main attraction in the borough for its street food and events.

Perfectly positioned for daily commutes into London and only 16 minutes from Gatwick Airport Croydon is ideally placed and provides superb transport links via rail, tram, motorway and air making this territory a superb franchise opportunity.


Why Choose Signs Express?

Signs Express is one of the most successful business models in the B2B arena and the leading signs company in the industry. With the largest network of over 65 centres throughout the UK, Signs Express continues to deliver exceptional service to its clients bringing their brands to life.

Our larger branches regularly turnover in excess of 1.5 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 provides superb opportunities to prospective franchisees 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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