Summary
As a franchisee with Countrywide Signs - THE Property Signage Franchise - you can grow your own sign business with the training and support of an experienced franchise network.

Countrywide Signs

  Opportunities:
In the UK
  Business Type:
Franchise
  Minimum Investment:
£22,950
  Training Provided:
  Home-based:
Yes
  Part time:
  BFA Membership:
Member - Full

Countrywide Signs is a franchisor with over 20 years of impressive expertise in the property signage business, and its nationwide network is not yet at capacity… The team is still on the search for more dynamic, driven, and enthusiastic entrepreneurs looking for a new venture.

Plus we have adapted our franchise package!

Out of an initial £22,950 investment, £10,000 will now be reinvested back into your Countrywide Signs business! A strategy designed to give you even more of a helping hand in year one.

Impressive Earning Potential

The Countrywide Signs business model has two aims: to quickly generate cash flow to give you the lifestyle you want, and to grow as an asset to sell in the future, providing you with a long-term return on your investment. How quickly you get to this point is up to you, but the support team is there to help you along the way!

It may be hard work, but if you’re practical, hands-on and business-minded (and of course if you choose), you could grow your single-van business into a multi-van Countrywide Signs franchise and take the next step to become a regional operation.

Countrywide Signs’ Flexible Investment Options

Countrywide Signs offers exclusive territories, with a choice of size and investment levels for new start-up businesses.

Single van business

On average our franchise owners enjoy 60-65% profit on their turnover with a single van operation, averaging between £5-6k sales per month.

Multi-van operation

Expansion and development bring significant rewards; Countrywide Signs has several franchise owners operating multi-van businesses who enjoy turnover more than £250k per annum! With top performers running multiple territories who continue to increase turnover year-on-year! Now that’s a pretty great return!

Even with a multi-van or management franchise area, you can start with one van and build up to a second van in just 12 months!

Established Businesses for Sale

In addition to new start-ups, existing Countrywide Signs franchises become available to purchase when current franchise owners are ready to realise their investment and sell their business. These resale opportunities come with established clients already in place, so you can start making money from day one, nurturing your existing client list while building new business.

Is Funding available?

In a word, yes. As a longstanding, proven and ethical franchisor, the business model is approved by the major banks, making it possible for you to borrow up to 70% of your total investment, subject to status.

Working with leading national franchise finance specialists, Countrywide Signs can guide and support you through the process of obtaining the business finance that is right for you. The franchisor has a very strong track record of securing loans as a result.

Countrywide Signs’ Training & Support

The comprehensive Countrywide Signs training package includes remote learning and classroom style sessions, a strategic business launch programme followed by a strategic ongoing support structure.

Countrywide Signs new franchisee training is led by highly successful former franchisee Sue Jamil, and covers:

  • Marketing and sales to win business
  • Our unique Print. Manage. Promote service offering
  • Health and safety
  • Practical board installation and management skills, to meet our high quality standards
  • Managing and growing your business and income
  • Online systems and simple accounting procedures
  • In fact, everything you need to become one of our Property Signage Experts!

Support includes:

  • Training and operations; maintaining high standards including best practice and safety.
  • Business development expertise; identifying opportunities, implementing growth strategies, and maintaining customer relations.
  • Marketing guidance and support; promoting services on a national, regional and local level.
  • National accounts; managing and overseeing our multi-location clients.
  • Online business management software; to manage orders, data, credit control and invoicing.

Why Choose Countrywide Signs?

With Countrywide Signs you become a property signage expert, managing customers’ property board needs from print, install, update instructions, signboard removal through to aftercare.

The business opportunity requires low investment as no premises are required. You would simply run your new business from your home and conduct your daily property signage installs throughout your territory area on the road in your Countrywide Signs van.

As a result, overheads are minimal, and if you follow the proven-franchise business model, as well as take full advantage of the business development and marketing support available; profit, business growth and your future retirement security are cemented.

Countrywide Signs has an outstanding success rate of 96% of franchise owners making a success of their business – that is one of the best records of any UK franchise network.

What’s Included in Such a Lucrative Franchise Package?

Everything you need to succeed!

An investment of just £22,950 + VAT provides you with everything you need to get your business started and growing. Thanks to our strong relationships with lenders, who are familiar with our business model, up to 70% funding is available subject to status – meaning you could get started with just £5,000-£10,000 of your own money.

  • Detailed marketing plan to hit the ground running
  • Centralised credit control & invoicing
  • Regional franchisee meetings
  • Regular interaction with rest of the franchisee network
  • Email and telephone support Developing technology to support all aspects of the role
  • Work from National Account agents
  • Ongoing business development and marketing support and training

Can you see yourself as a Countrywide Signs business owner?

The Countrywide Signs network us fast approaching 40 franchisees, the business model is proven, lucrative, and holds vast customer potential throughout the UK. In fact, there is upwards of 30,000 estate & letting agents across the nation and a growing commercial signage market to match.

Countrywide Signs are looking for people with a passion for excellent service, who enjoy getting out and about. If you’re motivated, determined and prepared to follow the business model, and prepared to work on developing good general business skills, a Countrywide Signs franchise is the ideal business for you and can provide a fantastic life.

With a professionally sign-written van, you’ll benefit from instant credibility with agents. Offering a local service backed by our national standards, recognised brand name and full support, this is the opportunity to become the go-to provider of board management services in your local communities.

The scope is huge! Just look around your own local area and you’ll see numerous ‘for sale’ and ‘to let’ sign boards, many of which will have been installed by the Countrywide Signs network.

If you would like to learn more about a franchise opportunity with Countrywide Signs, please submit an enquiry form below!

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Full Legal Company Name
Countrywide Signs Ltd
HQ Address

PO BOX 163, Dullingham, Newmarket

HQ Postcode
CB8 9UW
Telephone
03300 100 100
Contact
Mr Martin Attwood QFP
BFA Membership
Member - Full
Business Type
Franchise
Home Based
Yes
Min Investment
22950
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