In education, where the safety and security of children, staff, parents and visitors is the priority, the appropriate signage that conforms to the latest HSE regulations is vital in maintaining a safe learning environment.
At The Sign Shed, the UK’s most trusted sign shop, we recognise the importance of the awareness of everyday safety hazards in the workplace. We’ve a wealth of experience in designing and supplying safety signage for schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK. All our products are created and manufactured at our Yorkshire HQ. You won’t find cheap imports from the Far East or elsewhere at The Sign Shed. We only supply quality signage, Made in Britain, that is designed to suit every budget.
We’re proud to be the first and only UK sign company to supply our entire range in environmentally-friendly recycled plastic, as well as 3mm composite aluminium, the durable, industry-recommended outdoor sign material, for every product as standard. You can also select the option of self-adhesive vinyl stickers.
You’ve the option of wall-mounting signs, or signage for fences gates and posts. To prevent the risk of injury to pupils or school staff from sharp edges, we manufacture every product with rounded corners.
We’ve an extensive range of directional and general signs for the management of a site to assist visitors, parents and children. Our door signs for classrooms, toilets, reception and staff areas come with free fixing options such as pre-drilled holes or sticky foam fixing pads. If you need to increase safety awareness by the school entrance, we’ve parking restriction and speed limit signage available in a wide range of sizes.
Reduce the risks from hazards and raise awareness of potential dangers with our extensive range of warning, mandatory, prohibition and safe condition signs, all in compliance with the latest EU and HSE safety regulations, including the Safety Signs and Signals Regulations 1996. We’ve emergency exit, first aid and fire action signs available for indoor and outdoor use, as well as hygiene and food safety signage for school kitchens.
Site safety measures should include the appropriate access signs. Advise on disabled access facilities or ways in or out for site traffic. We’ve no entry signage and CCTV notices to deter unwanted visitors.
If you need something a bit more personalised, we can create a custom sign, including your own wording and images, including logos. We’ll make unlimited artwork revisions until you’re fully happy with the finished design. Unlike our competitors, we don’t charge extra for bespoke signage. That’s right, customised signage at the same price as our off-the-shelf products.
If you need your signs in a hurry, you’ll be assured of our quick turnarounds with 95% of orders dispatched the same working day and with next day delivery available on nearly every online product, even for custom signs.
With The Sign Shed, one of the UK’s leading health and safety signs retailer, you can be guaranteed a name you can trust. Our customers include local district and county councils, government departments such as the Environment Agency, as well as individuals and businesses large and small throughout the United Kingdom.
We’re rated 9.5 out of 10, that’s five stars, for products and customer service with Trustpilot from over 1,200 reviews. We pride ourselves in our fantastic level of support and will always do whatever we can to make sure that, whatever the size of your organisation, you’ll be treated as a First Class customer.
With budgets in educational departments tighter than ever, we recognise the importance of keeping our prices as affordable as possible. Our bulk price discounts mean huge savings are available, with up to 35% off on the entire range. The more you buy, the more you save. The discounts are automatically applied at the checkout.
What’s more, we’ve a free standard Royal Mail delivery available on every order, so you don’t even need to factor in a postage cost when placing your order.
For every nursery, primary school, high school, school trust, college or university you’ve the option to pay online or to pay by purchase order or pro-forma invoice. We’ll set-up a 30-day account when you place your first order, so you won’t pay anything until you’ve received your signs and are entirely satisfied. Our accounts team is available throughout the week if you want more information on setting up credit facilities with us.
Whatever your signage needs, get in touch. You can call us, talk with us on live chat Monday to Friday during normal office hours, or send us an email whenever you like, 24 hours a day. We always aim to respond to all enquiries within 2-3 working hours. Our friendly, down-to-earth team is on hand with expert advice and guidance whenever you need it. It’s that personal service that our customers have come to expect and why we’re highly recommended in the education sector.
Four education unions - NEU, NAHT, ASCL and Voice - have submitted a joint statement to the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB), demanding a significant, above-inflation pay increase for all teachers and leaders.