FASTSIGNS® Gloucester

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Unit 15 The Glenmore Centre, Waterwells Business Park, Gloucester, UK, GL2 2AP
P: 01452 420490 | | Gloucester@fastsigns.com
FASTSIGNS Gloucester is an expert in all aspects of promotional printing, including content development, graphic design, digital solutions, project management and installation. David Riddell and wife Carolyn, lead a team of designers, strategists and problem solvers, who are fully committed to your business. No matter how big or small the project, the standard of our work is consistently high and delivered to your deadline.

Having bought the centre in 2007, FASTSIGNS Gloucester celebrated the business’ 10-year anniversary with a move to state-of-the-art premises in the Glenmore Centre at Waterwells Business Park. Increasing its capabilities further, the purpose-built facility features the latest printing equipment, including the eco-friendly HP Latex 360, and an indoor bay for vehicle graphic installation whatever the weather.

Part of the FASTSIGNS international franchise network, yet still independently owned and operated, FASTSIGNS Gloucester combines strong local knowledge with a wealth of industry expertise. Our skilled team is on hand to guide you through the process and help you find the right blend of visual communications for your brand. For more information on our full range of services, or to request a quote, simply complete the form below or call 01452 420 490. To help us get started on your project sooner, and to find out more about online proofing services, please upload a graphics file. You can also come and see our brand new facilities for yourself by calling in at the centre, open weekdays from 9am to 5.30pm.

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Meet The Team

David Riddell - Fastsigns
David Riddell
Director

Originally from south-east London, David, is a keen Chelsea FC supporter and enjoys watching his team play whenever possible. Formerly an enthusiastic runner, he has completed the London Marathon twice and now enjoys tennis, travel and reading.

A business studies and marketing graduate, David has worked for global fuel company Exxon and later, as operations director for Terram, a geo-textile manufacturer. With ambitions to run his own business, he bought FASTSIGNS Gloucester in 2007. David is well-known in the local business community and belongs to the BSAGA (British Signs and Graphics Association).

Carolyn Riddell - Fastsigns
Carolyn Riddell
Director

Carolyn is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business, and can turn her hand to anything, from design to production. Carolyn has been a Girl Guider for over 20 years and is also captain of the Goodrich Tennis Club Ladies’ B Team.

Laura Riddell - Fastsigns
Laura Riddell
Business development and marketing

Since joining Fastsigns Gloucester in 2014 Laura has focused on business development and marketing. She enjoys the challenge of a complex project, always ensuring that customers are happy with the solutions she provides. Laura enjoys networking with other local businesses and has been a member of Gloucestershire Independent Network (GIN) for over 4 years. She loves to stay active and enjoys travelling, dancing and playing netball.

Ross Godding - Fastsigns
Ross Godding
Graphic designer

A member of the FASTSIGNS Gloucester team since the beginning, his creative flair and knowledge of materials ensure his work is first-class every time. When he’s not working you can find Ross at the gym or enjoying a nice glass of red wine.

Jamie Douglas - Fastsigns
Jamie Douglas
Production expert

Starting out as an apprentice in 2011 has gone on to become a key member of the production team. His attention to detail means he can always be relied upon to produce top quality signs every time.


Featured Case Study

A far cry from the average signage companies, at FASTSIGNS Gloucester we work across a wide range of sectors including healthcare, education and hospitality among others. Click below to see our cases studies to see the power of visual communications in telling your brand's story.
Lillian Faithfull Care Logo

A new identity for Lilian Faithfull Care

The Challenge

The Lilian Faithfull charity had recently rebranded its residential care homes to identify with its new strategic direction, offering more than just homes for the elderly but also a range of new care facilities, including day care, becoming Lilian Faithfull Care. Having acquired additional care home facilities and launched its new services, the brand needed to effectively notify the local community of its name change but also retain the trust that the brand had built under its previous name. A further signage need was to develop the interior décor of the care homes, creating a relaxed and comfortable environment for residents.

The Solution

Working directly with the charity’s management, FASTSIGNS developed a range of new, uniform, exterior signage for all residential care homes within the group, using a combination of post and panel signs and temporary banners to promote the group’s new day care facility. They also helped make Lilian Faithfull Care’s message mobile by using vehicle vinyl graphics to brand their vans.

Taking direction from research into care for dementia sufferers a range of bold and vivid canvases were developed using suitable scenic photographs to help enhance the residents’ sensory experience. The images were printed on to a matt finish canvas to reduce glare and stretched over frames for a clean and contemporary look. Printed vinyl was used to wrap the lift doors in an effort to disguise the lift entrances in order to keep residents safe and similar scenic imagery and bright prints were used for this décor feature.
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Van signage for LIilian Faithfull

The Result

The overall development of the exterior signage helped Lilian Faithful to effectively rebrand its residential care homes and present a unified brand across each of its facilities. In line with this, the investment into its interior décor has improved the overall homeliness of the facilities and helped strengthen the trust between the care facility, its residents and its families.

Ian Baller, Facilities Manager for Lilian Faithful Care said of the lift wraps, they have had a massive impact for our residents suffering with dementia, who easily get frustrated and confused when they see a lift that they cannot operate. Disguising them with stunning imagery and pictures has really helped us to keep our residents safe and has also softened an area that previously had quite an industrial feel.

Following the success of these projects FASTSIGNS continue to work on other exciting developments within the Lilian Faithfull Care Group.