About us

Leading Signage Manufacturers in the UK

John Anthony Signs was established in 1968 by John Anthony Pleasance manufacturing custom retail signs from an 8,000 sq.ft factory in Hockley, Essex. In 1983 the company moved to a 20,000 sq.ft factory in Rayleigh and began to grow as it started to secure signage rebranding programmes for national contracts across the UK. John Anthony Signs have built a reputation for being one of the leading signage manufacturers in the UK, hence our strapline 'Expert knowledge delivered'.

Our in-house team of signage specialists work closely with our designers, architects, shopfitters and end clients alike. We offer a fully comprehensive service from consultative advice through to the final installation service, with all of the signs manufactured in our factory. We offer a national and international service and have won awards for our global achievements.

Being one of the leading signage manufacturers in the UK, we have worked with a wide, comprehensive cross-section of clients operating across the globe in different market sectors i.e. retail signs, commercial signs, financial signs, public signs, automotive signs, leisure signs, institutions signs, travel and one-off large projects such as shopping centres or stadia. The core business spans illuminated signs, fascias, graphics, internal displays, directional signs, indeed the whole spectrum of the sign industry.

Service, quality, experience and a “can do” attitude, continues to build its success and reputation. Find out more about our Signage Installation Services and Manufacturing below


Our high quality approach is good for our clients, because the signs we produce do their job and last. And…


We understand the importance of corporate and social responsibility to many of our clients. We also want to do everything…

Health & Safety

Whether it’s in our factory or on site, we follow one simple principle. Nothing we do is worth anyone getting…
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