Published: 12/09/2023

Monolith Signs

Monolith signs are an impressive and effective way to showcase your brand and attract attention. These freestanding signs, often used for commercial purposes, are striking and hard to miss, making them a popular choice for businesses across the UK.

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Considerations

When contemplating purchasing a monolith sign, there are certain aspects that potential buyers should consider. For instance, the size and design of the sign, the materials used in its construction, its weather resistance, and how it will be installed. Each of these factors is crucial to ensuring that the sign meets the buyers’ needs and preferences and is capable of withstanding the test of time.

Shepton Mallet Community Hospital - Curved Monolith Sign
Curved Face Monolith Sign

The location where the sign will be placed is another vital consideration. Monolith signs can be made to accommodate various environments, whether urban or rural. Their location will affect their design, size, and installation method, so it’s important that this is decided upon in the early stages of the purchasing process. To explore location-appropriate sign options, see our external signage product range.

Materials

The choice of materials used in the construction of monolith signs can impact their durability, appearance, and cost. Common materials include aluminium, steel, and other metals, as well as various types of plastic. Each material has its own unique properties and benefits and should be selected based on the buyer’s requirements and budget.

Welcome Monolith for University of the West of England, Bristol
Bristol City Council - Create Centre Monolith Signage

Design

The design of a monolith sign is critical to its effectiveness. It should be visually appealing, reflect the brand it represents, and be easily readable from a distance. Additionally, it should fit well with its surroundings to ensure it catches the eye of passers-by. For an array of attractive design options, check out our monolith signs.

Installation

The installation process for monolith signs may vary depending on their size, weight, and location. It’s essential to ensure that the sign is securely installed to prevent any potential damage or accidents. Professional installation should be considered to guarantee safety and longevity.

St Monica Trust - Redland, Bristol. Aluminium and Acrylic Signage
NHS / UKSH Devizes - Curved Hospital Monolith Signage

Maintenance

Regular maintenance is necessary to keep a monolith sign looking its best. This may include cleaning the sign to remove dirt and grime, checking for any signs of damage or wear and tear, and repairing any issues as soon as they arise.

Regulations

In the UK, there are certain regulations that businesses must adhere to when installing monolith signs. These relate to aspects such as the sign’s size, location, and illumination. It’s essential to familiarise yourself with these regulations before purchasing a sign to ensure compliance.

Green Monolith Sign for Harlequin
Wooden and Aluminium Monolith Signage for Bristol City Council

Cost

With their commanding presence and customised designs, these signs can have a significant impact on increasing brand visibility and attracting customers’ attention.

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Measurement Guide

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Installation

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Delivery

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Key features

Massive Monolith Sign for the National Coal Mining Museum, Wales

Visibility

Monolith signs are renowned for their visibility. Their towering presence makes them stand out in any setting, making them an excellent choice for businesses looking to increase brand awareness and footfall.

Monolith Sign with Cast Aluminium Logo for Welsh Assembly Government

Durability

Constructed from robust materials such as aluminium and steel, these signs are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions and maintain their appearance over time. Regular maintenance can further enhance their longevity.

Mini Monoliths for Brislington Enterprise College, Bristol

Customisation

Monolith signs offer extensive customisation options. From size and shape to colour schemes and logos, these signs can be tailored to reflect your brand perfectly.

Monolith Map for the University of Bristol

Illumination

Many monolith signs feature illumination options which can enhance their visibility day or night. This is particularly beneficial for businesses that operate in the evenings or in locations with poor natural light.

Monolith Style Sign for Gosport

Versatility

Despite their size, monolith signs are relatively easy to install with professional help. They generally involve a simple foundation setup followed by the erection of the sign itself.

Monolith Sign for Nation Coal Mining Museum, with directory

Low Maintenance

Monolith signs require minimal maintenance. Thanks to their durable materials and high-quality finishes, they can retain their new look for years with only occasional cleaning.

Wood and Aluminium Monolith Signage throughout Recycling Centres, Bristol

Cost-Effective

Despite their grandeur, monolith signs can be a cost-effective signage solution when considering their durability, effectiveness in attracting customers and low maintenance requirements.

Stainless Steel Monolith for Burges Salmon

High Impact

With their commanding presence and customised designs, these signs can have a significant impact on increasing brand visibility and attracting customers’ attention.

Monoliths for Bristol City Council, Oasis Academy and UWE, Bristol

Weather-Resistant

Monolith signs are designed to resist various weather conditions, including high winds, rain, and sunshine, ensuring they stay looking their best throughout the seasons.

Green Monolith Sign for Harlequin

Eco-Friendly

Many monolith signs are made from recyclable materials and use energy-efficient LED lights, making them a more environmentally friendly signage option.

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