Bespoke Signs Made to Order

We are thrilled to be partnering with another fantastic Yorkshire company, The 1894 Sign Co. They produce fabulous bespoke aluminium signs to your design.

Delivery is around 2 weeks and there are a wide range of sizes and colour options.

You design your sign here and we will be in touch to take payment.

Colour Options

From muted to bold, we have 20 stylish colour choices available for you to choose from when creating your personalised 1894 sign, all inspired by the great city of Sheffield and suitable for any home or taste.

All the signs have a high-gloss finish creating a beautiful, premium vintage feel and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.  

To start your order, click here.

Fixing Options

Whether it's ribbon, twine, chain or you're fixing your sign straight into the wall, we can have your sign pre-punched with holes or no holes at all so you can display it however you like, indoors or outdoors.

To start your order, click here.

How your sign is made

The spraying process is done by hand with great care and attention. Each of the signs are made using two different colours, one for the background and the other for the digit. The digit colour is sprayed first, followed by the background colour before exposing the digit colour underneath.

End to end, each product takes on average 4 hours to manufacture in its 6 part process. We think its worth the 2 week wait time from ordering when you see exactly what is involved.

  1. Part One – the raw aluminium is pressed using, in some cases, digit dies that are over 80 years old.
  2. Part Two – the raw aluminium is chemically cleaned in an alkali solution to remove dirt and grease, then rinsed in water before soaking in a bath of alocrom solution which prepares the surface for painting and gives corrosion protection.
  3. Part Three – the base coat is applied to the aluminium sign first, which is the digit colour. All paints are stoved enamel paint that are hand sprayed on to the sign – then baked for 30 minutes on racks in a 125°c oven.
  4. Part Four – The sign is sprayed a second time with the chosen background colour – this is then left to ‘flash off’.
  5. Part Five – Using a combination of thinners, the top layer of paint is removed over the digits exposing the coloured lettering from the base coat used.
  6. Part Six – Final bake at 125°c for 30 minutes and then your sign is left to cool before posting.

Order Now

Ordering is easy, thanks to the simple online form. To start your order, click here.

  1. Write your words
  2. Choose your background colour
  3. Choose your text colour
  4. Decide how many holes you require
  5. Give us your name and phone number
  6. We will order and be in touch for payment
  7. We'll start making your sign and let you know when to expect delivery