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Widd Signs: a century of craftsmanship
Widd Signs: Leading the way with new product development and technology. M&S Stevenage
Widd Signs: Leading the way with new product development and technology. M&S Stevenage

Widd Signs are widely recognised as the leading sign manufacturer in the UK and Europe.

Founded in 1888, Widd Signs is accredited as being one of the original signage companies. The same founding values that made Widd Signs an instant success in the 19th Century runs through the business today: innovation, design, excellence and honesty. 

Our business has developed to support the needs of our customers to over 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space, which combines the very latest in sign manufacturing and printing technology, including laser cutting, CNC routers, wide format printing capabilities and the most up to date paint technology . All in all we are able to offer our customers a truly comprehensive in house manufacturing service.

Widd Signs have been working with the M&S team for over 10 years
Widd Signs have been working with the M&S team for over 10 years

At Widd Signs we pride ourselves on the quality of product and service we offer ensuring we are leading the way with new product development and technology and more importantly honest advice to our customers. We are committed to training and nurturing our highly dedicated and skilled team to deliver the very highest level of service and quality at all times.

We are driven by innovation and our in-house design team, consisting of qualified CAD technologists, artworkers and adobe illustrator designers who all enjoy the challenge of delivering innovative and well - designed solutions that take into account the environmental and cost saving objectives that are so important in today’s world.

Primark Letters
Primark Letters

Our in house production team are highly experienced with time served craftspeople who are totally committed to providing the highest level of product, quality and craftsmanship for our clients. Widd Signs have a dedicated team of professionally qualified project managers, all with significant knowledge in the construction industry and experience of working in the retail sector with focus on right first time delivery.

At Widd Signs, we understand and are able to easily interpret client’s requirements and turn the aspirations into reality providing beautiful signs for branded environments.

We strive to continually improve with best practice at the forefront of our approach when working with principal and main contractors. We work closely with site teams to understand store specific environments and conditions whilst working to strict programmes. Our project managers ensure that all of the on-site paperwork is accurate in the form of Scopes of Work, RAMS and Permits. We hold Gold Constructionline Membership, which ensures that our health and safety standards meets the highest requirements.

We are an investor in people and employ highly trained installation teams who work in the UK and throughout Europe. All of our teams are trained and accredited with the necessary on site qualifications including Asbestos Awareness, IPAF, PASMA and all hold CSCS cards. We also are certified with Hilti, Rawlplug and Gripple fixing products. This gives us and our customers confidence in the knowledge that our signs will be professionally installed to the safest standards and quality.

M&S are synonymous with quality and design and we are very proud to be part of the team working alongside them. We have enjoyed working with the M&S team for over 10 years, building a long standing relationship always with the aim of delivering the very best service and quality of product and a trust in the knowledge that we will always deliver.

We are delighted to have been awarded some exciting and innovative internal and external signage projects on some of the very latest high profile stores in the M&S estate and are proud to have delivered these alongside the M&S team.

Our aim is always to support M&S in their Plan A journey and environmental pursuit of low carbon and sustainability and to this end, Widd Signs have installed in excess of 1000+ square metres of solar panels on our factory roofs to reduce reliability on fossil fuels and to keep a control of our energy costs. This is further enhanced by our fleet of electric and hybrid cars and investment in the very latest manufacturing technology and high quality raw materials such as aluminium, recyclable Perspex and LED’s to ensure that landfill is kept to a minimum.

Our partnership with M&S is vitally important to us, we share the same values in quality, service and environmental foresight and are proud to be associated with a company that was established in the same decade as ourselves and has probably one of the longest standing and best reputations in the retail industry. We look forward to continuing to be part of the M&S success story in the future and further build on our long established and highly valued relationship.

T: 0113 279 4144 (Leeds)

T: 01744 815 005 (St Helens)


Leeds Head Office:
Maserati House Gelderd Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS12 1AS, United Kingdom

St. Helens Office:
11a Brindley Road, St Helens, WA9 4HY, United Kingdom

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