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Exterior - Sign Trays.

Sign Trays are a great option, particularly as main fascia signs, as they are 3D and look modern. They have more impact than flat panel signs, are surprisingly economical and are adaptable to fit most building shapes and sizes.

The folded nature of the tray with reinforced corners; offers additional strength and durability. They can be used on their own or as the perfect backdrop to display additional lettering, print and illumination options. Sign Trays are available in a wide range of styles and can be powder coated, vinyl wrapped in 100’s of standard colour’s or coated with a full colour, custom digital print.


  • Aluminium Composite (aluminium and polythene); long term, self-coloured or vinyl wrapped.
  • Aluminium or treated timber fixings rails and frames.
  • Full Aluminium; extra-long term, self-coloured or vinyl wrapped.


  • Cut and folded to single tray up to 4m x 2m size (almost unique to Poppy Signs).
  • Fabricated to any larger size with neatly joined trays.
  • Flush to wall, stand-off locators, post mounted, projecting brackets and back-to-back brackets.
  • Shaped using our CNC router.


  • Cut vinyl – standard, metallic, reflective and fluorescent colours.
  • Full colour digitally printed.
  • Full design service or supply your own artwork.
  • Lamination option for extra durability.
  • Powder coating in 100’s of colours.

Illumination & Lettering Options

  • 3D built up letters with halo or face-lit illumination.
  • Flat cut acrylic letters mounted on stand-off locators.
  • Fret cut with internal LED illumination.
  • Fret cut with push through letters and internal LED illumination.
  • Overhanging LED trough lights.

Supply Options

  • Courier service to any location.
  • Full installation service.
  • Supply only for collection.

Our team is ready to help! Give us a call to start your journey.

01257 241 222

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Frequently asked questions.

Can sign trays be adapted to fit any building shape or size?

Yes, the flexible design allows customisation to most shapes and sizes, providing a perfect fit for your building façade.

What materials are commonly used for sign trays?

Aluminium composite panels (ACP) are popular due to their durability, lightweight nature, and affordability. Other options include stainless steel, galvanised steel, and even plywood for specific aesthetics.

What different face options are available for sign trays?

Options include acrylic sheets, vinyl lettering, LED displays, or fabric prints, depending on desired visual effect and budget.

Do sign trays require any special permits or approvals?

Local regulations and building codes might apply regarding sign size, placement, and illumination. Checking with local authorities before installation is crucial.

Can I incorporate lighting into my sign tray design?

Absolutely! LED backlighting or edge lighting can enhance night visibility and create a dynamic, modern look.

Are sign trays energy-efficient, especially if using LED lighting?

Yes, choosing energy-efficient LED options and employing lighting controls like timers or motion sensors can significantly reduce energy consumption.

Should I consider the wind load when choosing and installing my sign tray?

Absolutely! Wind load is a crucial factor for any outdoor signage, and sign trays are no exception. Choosing the right materials, thickness, and structural design based on the anticipated wind load in your area is essential for ensuring safety and preventing damage. Consult with a structural engineer or contact us to perform wind load calculations and ensure your sign tray can withstand the local wind conditions.

Can sign trays be designed to be environmentally friendly?

Opting for recyclable materials like aluminium, using energy-efficient lighting, and considering solar power options for illumination can contribute to a sustainable signage solution.

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Illumination, when incorporated into your signage, can increase visibility; especially during winter months. Our expert team will advise you on the most effective way to light up your signage and get the most from your design and budget.


01257 241 222

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