Sovereign Signs secures prestigious contract with motor giants Formula One Autocentres

December 16, 2014
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Sovereign Signs is delighted to announce it has secured a prestigious contract, which involves the manufacture, supply and installation of signage and branding to 15 Formula One Autocentres.

The Hull-based signage manufacturer has agreed the deal to provide large scale Flexface and fabricated fascia signage, external branding and service signs as well as a comprehensive package of internal branding elements such as unique graphic walls, TV housing units, health & safety and service message signage for the autocentres, which are based across the UK.

The deal comes after Sovereign completed a number of signage projects for the autocentre giants over the last few years.

Sovereign Signs Senior Project Manager Iain McKenzie said: said “We have worked with Formula One Autocentres previously and were delighted to gain their invitation to tender for 2014/15 branch expansion requirements.

“Our experience across the UK’s fast-fit, garage and automotive sectors is extensive and allowed us to offer firm commitments on timescales, commerciality and our wider sign services provision.

“It is always great to work with a growing and forward thinking client who is prepared to push the accepted boundaries of their industry a little. In situations like this our mix of experience, people, technical abilities and proactive approach goes a long way.”

Formula One Autocentres, which is celebrating its 40th year in business this year, is one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains, operating from more than 70 branches and employing more than 500 highly-trained staff.

Working directly with Formula One and its Project Managers, Bradley Mason LLP, Sovereign Signs will provide each fast-fit garage property is unique in style, size and shape.

The garages will also be given brand consistency through the application of strong common features, mirroring Formula One Autocentre’s desire to provide sleek and modern environments for their customers and staff alike.

A spokesperson for Formula One Autocentres said: “Sovereign’s dedicated management of our account and individual projects was a key difference when we came to appraising tender submissions.

“Outside of the all-important price aspects, Sovereign offered a dedicated team which we felt could provide consistency throughout this important expansion period.

“When we coupled this with their wide experience of our specific sector we knew we had the right signage partner on-board.”

Sovereign Signs Managing Director Ian Jones said: “This contract award from Formula One Autocentres is testimony to the hard work of the whole team at Sovereign.

“Iain’s drive and commitment to providing a winning pitch and tender submission, followed up with practical delivery has once again shone through.”

Sovereign Signs is part of Strata Holdings Group, which is also the parent company of Ark Interiors and Pearlgreen Engineering.