Our Company

We have a passion for producing signs that get noticed

At Eagle Signs, we spend a great deal of time working with designers, architects and clients from across the UK, who appreciate the art of a good signmaker and who will listen to their needs, large or small and on a budget to suit their requirements.

Our ongoing investment in high technology brings other benefits too, like the ability to respond with surprising speed – handling a project entirely electronically from e-mailed quote through to confirming the installation. But of course the good old fashioned personal touch, direct communication and meeting our clients face to face will always aid this process, we are only a phone call away.

Getting your signage right, right at the beginning is vitally important, because at the end of the day our reputation matters too.

perfect solutions

Our Mission is to offer sign solutions that meet the varied needs of our customers, offering the highest quality products to suit their budget

Our Team

John Carter

Joining the family business as Sales Manager in 1987, John took over the reigns in 1998 and has overseen the growth of the Company into a nationwide player in the sign market whilst maintaining the Company’s reputation for exceptional quality and customer service.

Managing Director

Phil Briant

Like John, Phil has signmaking in his blood and followed his father’s footsteps into the industry at Pearce Signs in 1986. He brought this invaluable experience to Eagle Signs when he joined in 1999, becoming a director 5 years later. Phil’s enthusiasm for the creative side of the industry coupled with his customer focused attitude, has brought and retained many clients to the Eagle Signs fold.

Sales Director

Patrick Gains

Patrick joined the sales team in 2024 primarily to develop new business opportunities, both locally and nationally. His main responsibilities include sourcing new clients and project managing jobs once converted. He spends much of his time out of the office meeting customers, surveying and discussing potential prospects.

Commercial Director

Dave Stamp

Dave is responsible for ensuring that production quality remains as high as ever and will often attend site meetings to provide a technical input on more complex installations.

Production Manager

Kris Semmens

Kris joined the Company in 2004 and was promoted to Design Studio Manager in 2011, where he oversees the team responsible for design, cnc operating, vinyl cutting, vinyl application and digital printing. The Design Studio is the nucleus of our organisation, so his keen eye for design and meticulous attention to detail makes him perfect for the role.

Studio Manager

Steve Arries

Steve joined us in 2015 having previously worked in procurement within the shopfitting sector. Although primarily involved with all aspects of purchasing, Steve’s Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) qualification and his expert knowledge of IT means he also fulfills all our Health and Safety obligations and keeps our computer network running smoothly.

Health and Safety & Purchasing

Mandy Hilton

Mandy joined the Company in 2015 and looks after the financial side of the business. Her responsibilities include the development of supplier relationships, managing procurement, the upkeep of purchase and sales ledgers and payroll.


Debbie Carter

Joining the company in 1995, Debbie was brought into the administration side of the Company with a specific focus on Project Cost Analysis. Her responsibilities include collating information on each project’s material cost and labour time in order to provide key profit/loss information to the management team. Debbie also fills the vital role of compiling and issuing the job packs for each manufacturing department.


Mike Reed

Mike joined the Eagle family in 2003 and is affectionately known as our ‘pocket rocket’. He is never happier than when he is cutting, weeding and applying vinyl, be it in the factory or out on site and his cheery nature is infectious within the design studio.

Vinyl Graphics

Mark Lane

Mark began his Eagle Signs career in 1987 But, after a brief spell away, came back to the fold in 2000. For many years, Mark was responsible for the operation of our old cnc Pacer machine but has recently been getting to grips with our new AXYZ machine and its capabilities. His love of intricate model making provides the skillset to produce highly technical drawings for our more challenging projects.

CNC Operating

Darren Sparks

Darren joined the company in 2012 having previously worked as a qualified trade carpenter. His experience proves invaluable in his fabrication role. This entails the fabrication of aluminum composite trays, acrylic fabrication, LED lighting assembly and occasionally working on projects involving wood. Darren will also help the installation department where his carpentry skills can come to the fore.


John Thompson

John joined the production department in 2015 and is a genius when it comes to anything metal. He loves nothing more than having his craftsmanship tested to the limits with creative and exciting projects. Working in aluminium, brass, mild or stainless steel, he can cut, weld, solder, drill, bend, engrave, fold and polish to produce signs of the highest quality, from tall monoliths to intricate bespoke literature displays.

Metal Fabrication