Two’s Company; Couple open Signs Express Leicester & Loughborough

Signs Express continues with its expansion plan to grow its current franchise network of 65 centres with the addition of a centre in the Leicester and Loughborough territory. The latest addition to the Signs Express network is now operational under the ownership and guidance of husband and wife franchisees Martin and Val Duggan.

The arrival of the Signs Express centre brings new opportunities for businesses to benefit from the latest innovative signage solutions and exceptional service in Leicester, Loughborough and the surrounding areas including Oadby, Wigston, Coalville, Castle Donington and Melton Mowbray. With the new centre being in Loughborough, but having national support under the Signs Express brand, they will be able to provide signs and graphics to both small and larger companies tackling all manner of projects.

Martin Duggan commented on their decision to open a centre in Leicester and Loughborough “We have always had the ambition of running our own business and working together. As we both have commercial backgrounds, we believe that we have a good understanding of the needs of our local businesses”.

Martin has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience working with premium consumer brands and is no stranger to hitting the ground running, developing and implementing business plans, and will be an asset to the largest signs and graphics company in the UK.

Val has a wide range of complementary skills to bring to their Signs Express franchise from her years as a senior buyer for a national consumer goods company, where she was involved in both design and global sourcing, before staying at home to help raise their family.

The new franchisees also added “We are able to service almost any signage requirement, providing a fast, reliable and high-quality comprehensive service. Signs Express is such a well-known and respected brand, we are very positive about the future”.

Jonathan Bean, Managing Director of Signs Express is delighted by the addition of Martin and Val joining the ever-expanding network. Jonathan stated, “Both have an impressive mix of professional and personal experiences making them passionate about putting their customers’ needs first. I know they are both excited at the prospect of delivering signage solutions to local businesses in and around Leicester and Loughborough. We are thrilled to welcome them both into our network and are looking forward to working closely with them over the coming months”.

As part of the UK and Ireland’s leading signs and graphics company, Signs Express (Leicester and Loughborough) are now open and operating from their fully equipped unit on the Belton Road industrial estate, Loughborough. They provide a complete design, manufacture and installation service for all forms of signage This all-encompassing service includes interior/exterior signs, vehicle graphics, exhibition and display products, custom wallpapers, window graphics and health and safety signage for businesses in Leicester, Loughborough and surrounding areas.

Since opening, Martin & Val and their highly-skilled team have already completed several impressive projects and are able to assist with any signage requirement.

Give them a call today on 0116 344 0901 to find out more or visit their website:


image shows left to right; Aaron Davis (Network Development Director), Val Duggan (Owner), Martin Duggan (Owner) and Jonathan Bean (Managing Director)