Agency Express was set up in 1998 to offer a nationwide professional board service to both corporate and independent estate agencies. Traditionally, boards had been erected by agencies’ own staff or by local sign companies offering a limited standard of service. As an ex-estate agent, Stephen Watson, the company’s founder and Managing Director, saw the need for a nationwide reliable service. With sustained growth, the company now has over 90 established centres covering the UK from Scotland to Kent and Cornwall, a growing network in Ireland and overseas, and is the recognised leader in its field.
Based at our international head office in Norwich, we have a large dedicated team covering all aspects of the business, from training to design and accounts. It is our centralised accounts department that enables clients to make one single payment for all their board work nationwide – a significant benefit for corporate and any multi-branch agency. All our operators benefit from comprehensive training to ensure consistently high standards, and our fleet of smart liveried vans not only complements the professional image of estate agents, but has the added benefit of satellite navigation to ensure the most efficient and speedy service.
We offer various board management services, which can be tailored to suit the exact needs of your agency. Whichever service you choose, you’ll see the clear benefits of efficient service, reduced overheads and easy branch budgeting, as well as solving board loss and storage problems.
Rental Service saves you the cost of buying new boards and replacing lost ones. We supply heavy-duty Correx boards designed to match your identity, together with posts and fixings. For a single price per new instruction, we'll erect, maintain and service the board, attach a 'sold' slip, then retrieve the board and clean and store it ready for re-use.
Inclusive Service allows you to use your existing agency board stock and for a single fee per new listing we’ll service it for you. As instructed by you, we’ll erect your own boards, provide full maintenance and servicing, and attach ‘sold’ slips as necessary. The service also includes board retrieval, cleaning and storage.
Movement Service offers a simple and cost-effective solution for managing each stage of your board servicing. Using your agency’s own board stock, for a single price per visit to the property you simply instruct us to erect a board, attach a ‘sold’ slip, service the board, or retrieve, clean and store it.
With expertise also encompassing the commercial market, we offer a range of nationwide services for commercial agents. By holding board stock centrally on your behalf, we can provide a cost-effective service at a standard rate anywhere within the UK. Whether you require a board to be erected in London, Cardiff or Belfast, the cost will be the same.
Through our association with Signs Express, we can also design and supply bespoke, high quality commercial and site boards. Signs Express is the largest general signage company in the UK with over 70 production centres nationwide and, as our sister company, offer highly competitive rates on all new commercial boards.
Ordering a board is easy, with a simple phone call, fax or email to our central admin office. We can usually erect a standard commercial board within 48 hours, and a bespoke board within 3 or 4 working days. And with our highly trained operators and unique fixing systems, you can rest assured that all Health & Safety regulations are covered.