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industry experience that spans decades

Astley has amassed a wealth of expertise in creating branded environments, supporting clients such as Sainsbury's, The Co-operative, JET and Hilton Hotels with a variety of essential signage solutions. From multi-location rollout programmes across the UK and Europe, to highly bespoke single site installations, Astley has built up a reputation of providing the very best consultancy and expert client support in the industry. 

In 2016, Astley acquired the award-winning signage company Sign of the Times, an ideal brand to team up with as they offered a unique creative production service that complimented the current portfolio of services. Rebranded to Astley in June 2020, the Kettering site now joins the other 3 Astley sites in the UK, offering full national coverage to support a variety of sectors including retail, leisure, hospitality, finance, automotive, and creative.

an unrivalled history of expertise

​astley has been supporting brands across the UK with exceptional signage solutions for many years. One of our earliest brochures from the 60’s demonstrates just how much our processes and techniques may have changed (along with our brand!), but our traditional craftsmanship and support for clients hasn’t! We are exceptionally proud of our history and see our continued presence as a leader within our industry as a true testament to our expertise.

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doing our bit for the planet

We’re pleased to say that in 2019 we became a Zero Waste to Landfill Supplier - quite an achievement for a manufacturing company! We have also now started our very important journey to becoming Net Zero!

We are proud to say that 100% of our waste is recycled or converted to energy! We believe that we are one of only a few signage suppliers in the UK that is working towards providing sustainable solutions for signage and brand graphic programmes, and will to continue to invest in adapting our processes to minimise our impact on the environment.


a safe and inspiring workplace for staff

Investing in a happy workforce is a key driver for the company strategy, ensuring that internal schemes such as offering occupational therapy, first aiders trained in mental welfare support, sponsoring Mates-in-Mind and giving toolbox talks support staff’s physical and mental wellbeing. We’ve also introduced a new set of Company Values to ensure that we continue to put the wellbeing of our staff at the forefront of what we do.




​fully accredited to offer the very safest product in the industry


a european strategic partner

With our strategic Pan-European partners Van Beem & Van Haagen, we have provided high profile signage solutions on behalf of leading businesses, across Europe.

Having developed this relationship over many years we have a solid foundation which enables us to deliver impressive signage campaigns across the continent – no matter how complex they are.

The process begins at our manufacturing centre of excellence in Gateshead where designers work with your branding to turn creative visual concepts into an engineered and manufactured reality.

Once complete, products are distributed across the UK through our network of installers and then into Europe via Van Beem & Van Haagen.

Based in Holland, Van Beem & Van Haagen bring a wealth of European project management experience to the partnership organising signage for the rail and aviation networks.

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