Custom Banners Next Day UK550gsm Banners
Our delivery is next working day as standard on PVC Banners, if ordered by 11am
Banner Artwork Made Easy
Contact the designers by phone / email for a FREE Design & Proof.
Or Try The Design Online
Pick your size > Add to basket > Design Online > Pay > Receive next working day!
- Design & Order Online 24/7
- FREE Design, email us your design brief / instructions
- Upload your own design (pdf)
- or Call us on 01283 576017
As you proceed through the checkout you will have the options to design your own artwork online, upload your files (150dpi at 50% full scale with no crop marks and no bleed) or send us your design brief. You will also have the option to see a proof, please note if you select to see a proof, nothing will be printed until the proof is confirmed by yourself. We produce proofs very quickly, usually within a few hours (during the working week). Technical artwork specification
At HFE you speak to people not machines and we're always happy to help. We don't have phone menus and nothing is too much trouble, call us and see for yourself. HFE Customer service is simply as good as it gets.
If your artwork is too poor or something is wrong we won't print it, we call you to resolve any artwork problems.
If you are a trade customer, we can supply with no HFE branding, and we can send it direct to your customer with no branded paperwork. You will have an option for this during the checkout, a small surcharge applies for this service.
Delivery on Banners is next working day if ordered by 11am. If quantities are over 6 then please call or email us to check we can still despatch same day (next day courier).
If you go past 11am we may still be able to fit them in for you, call the design team on 01283 576017 to enquire.
All goods are sent via a courier and will need a signature, someone will need to be at the delivery address to receive them.
If your banner is needed same day, we can do this if you are able to collect from DE13 9PD at 4pm. This would be a special arrangement and you will need to arrange this with the design team, we will need your artwork by 11am that day.
HFE Signs Ltd cannot offer any insurance against late delivery by the courier. Most consignments do get delivered on time and are booked with the courier on a 24hr service for UK Mainland. It is a rare occurrence where items get misrouted or are delivered late for whatever reason, however this can happen so it is best to allow an extra day or two. The next day service is not guaranteed by the courier, and the courier will not offer any compensation for late delivery. HFE Signs Ltd will not be liable for any loss caused by a late delivery, whether it be direct loss or consequential loss nor will any refunds be applicable if the goods are no longer required.
Banners: A Timeless Tool for Impactful Communication
In the vast realm of marketing and advertising, banners stand tall, both literally and figuratively. Banners, traditionally recognised as large pieces of material bearing a slogan or design, have a storied history and have stood the test of time, evolving with changing technologies and societal norms. Their rich history, versatile usage, and the innovations making them even more dynamic today highlight their importance as a powerful communication tool.
Banner through the Ages
The history of banners traces back to ancient times when civilizations used them as symbols of power and identity. They served as rally points in battles, identifying markers in grand processions, and signifiers of territorial boundaries. The banners' function as visual communicators made them an integral part of societies, a role that they continue to play today in a vastly different context.
Modern-Day Banners: Beyond the Battlefield
In modern times, banners are ubiquitous in the realm of advertising and promotion. They come in various shapes and sizes and are utilised across diverse platforms. From the large vinyl banners strung across streets to announce local festivals to the digital banners gracing websites and social media platforms, the application of banners is as extensive as it is varied.
Businesses frequently use banners for their promotional activities. They help create brand awareness, announce sales or new product launches, and can often be found at trade shows or conferences. Moreover, banners are also used in personal events like birthdays, weddings, or graduation parties to add a personalized touch to celebrations.
Innovations in Banner Technology
Technology's impact on banners cannot be overstated. The advances in printing technology have revolutionised banner production. Digital printing has made it possible to produce high-quality banners with vibrant colours and intricate designs in a relatively short amount of time. Moreover, the use of durable materials like vinyl has increased the lifespan of banners, making them a cost-effective advertising tool for many businesses.
The digital era has given rise to another kind of banner - the web banner. These digital banners are a staple of internet advertising. They come in standard sizes as set by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and are strategically placed on websites to drive traffic and increase click-through rates.
Banners and Sustainability
With increasing consciousness about environmental sustainability, the banner industry is also transforming. Biodegradable vinyl banners and banners made from recycled materials are becoming more common. Also, the concept of 'banner to bag' - converting used banners into bags or other usable products - is gaining momentum, adding a new dimension to the life cycle of banners.
Banners, a timeless tool for communication, continue to evolve and stay relevant in the ever-changing landscape of marketing and advertising. Whether it's a large outdoor banner advertising a local event or a small digital banner on a website, the importance of banners is undiminished. They remain an effective, versatile, and evolving medium of communication, capturing our attention and drawing us into stories, products, and causes. The story of banners is a testament to the power of visual communication and its lasting impact across centuries and cultures.