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ONE OFF INTERNAL
SIGN(S)

SCHEME / PROJECT INTERNAL WAYFINDING

EXTERNAL WAYFINDING & BUILDING IDENTIFICATION

OLD-STYLE INTERNAL SIGNAGE

Door Sign Int Signs Ext Signs Old Signs

Standard Door Sign Types

Request Form Excel PDF

List of Approved Suppliers

Internal Signage

Internal Sign Manual (PDF)

Internal Signage Family (PDF)

List of Approved Suppliers

Building Identification
External Sign Types

Wayfinding Signage

UCL External Signage Strategy (PDF)

List of Approved Suppliers

Old-Style sign types in which some styles are shown above are to be phased out with the new 'mss'style.






One Off Internal Sign(s)

If you require a door sign(s) to name occupants to a room or to provide additional room information, then it is recommended to use paper insert signs of either A5 or A4 size. Sign Type K1(A5) and Sign Type K1(A4). This offers a better flexibility with room naming changes / information displayed.
Position of signs can be fitted to the door itself or on the wall by the door handle side.


Once identifing the sign types required, please complete the "Request Form" or send an email with the details to the Approved Suppliers in to recieving quotations for a supply and install before raising an department purchase order.

Standard Door Sign Types


 A5 paper insert sign Sign Type K1(A5) - Door Sign (A5 size paper insert)
A perspex sign which allows a paper insert at A5 size to display room information with the flexibility to change to suit.

Size = 214mm x 190mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 30 - 40 per sign.
 A4 paper insert sign Sign Type K1(A4)- Door Sign (A4 size paper insert)
A perspex sign which allows a paper insert at A4 size to display room information with the flexibility to change to suit.




Size = 214mm x 335mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 30 - 40 per sign.
 P3 sign Sign Type P3 - Room or area Sign
A small sign for a room or area where the name is permanent and will not require any change.
Size = 214mm x 100mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 30 - 40 per sign.

 P2 sign Sign Type P2 - Door Sign
A door sign to display a fixed room number and name e.g. Store, Kitchen and Cleaner rooms ect.
Size = 214mm x 60mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 20 - 30 per sign.

 P1 sign Sign Type P1- Door number only Sign
A door sign to display the door number only e.g. Riser / cupboards.
Size = 60mm x 60mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 20 - 30 per sign.

 Slat sign Directory Slat - Slat for all Directory wayfinding signs
Slat to display building / floor directory or wayfinding for room / area (arrow optional).
Size = 500mm x 30mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 20 - 30 per slat.

UCL current list of approved suppliers

Sign Box
Unit 3
Egham Business Village
Crabtree Road
Egham, Surrey
TW20 8RB
01784 438 688, sales@signbox.co.uk


Orbital Signs
121A Hagden Lane
Watford, Hertfordshire
WD18 7SR
01923 817781
sales@orbitalsigns.co.uk

Tara Signs
St. Peters Place - Western Road
Lancing
West Sussex
BN15 8SB
01903 750710
sales@tarasigns.com


Castleton Signs
25 Mitcham Lane
Streatham
London
SW16 6LQ
020 8769 8741
sales@castletonsigns.co.uk

Wood & Wood
Heron Road
Sowton Industrial Estate
Exeter, Devon
EX2 7LX
0800 3168977
info@wwsigns.co.uk


Model Signs
1a Alpha Business Park
White House Road
Ipswich, Suffolk
IP1 5LT
01473 745 000
wfarr@modelsigns.co.uk

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UCL internal signage as installed from 2009 and per the Internal Sign Manual

The UCL standard internal 'mss' signage ('modular signage system') is to be used for all major refurbishments and new build projects and other areas where appropriate. The Internal Sign Manual (March 2010) and the Internal Signage Family drawing provide full details. Templates of all standard signs are available from UCL Estates in PDF or Illustrator Format.

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In referring to the Signage Manual plus Signage Family documents and you have identified the signs required, please complete the "Request Form" and contact the "List of Approved Suppliers" to receive quotes.
If a more detailed signage design is required involving internal wayfinding, please complete a "Project Request Form".


External Building Identification Signage

The UCL external building identification signage was introduced from 2006 and most UCL buildings now have these new type of signs. There are eleven standard types but sometimes 'specials' are needed. Please refer to the UCL External Signage Strategy document for further detail.

 ST3a sign
Sign Type ST3a - Portrait big
Installed at eye level by entrances - Detail drawing as PDF
Here







Size = 440mm x 600mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 300 - 450 per sign.

 ST3b
Sign Type ST3b - Portrait small
Installed at eye level by entrances. - Detail drawing as PDF Here




Size = 300mm x 400mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 250 - 350 per sign.

 ST4a sign
Sign Type ST4a - Portrait big
Installed at eye level by entrances. - Detail drawing as PDF Here


Size = 940mm x 300mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 300 - 450 per sign.

 ST4b
Sign Type ST4b - Portrait small
Installed at eye level by entrances - Detail drawing as PDF Here

Size = 650mm x 260mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 250 - 350 per sign.

 ST4c
Sign Type ST4c - Portrait small
Installed at eye level by entrances - Detail drawing as PDF Here
Size = 470mm x 150mm.
Supply Only budget cost of 250 - 350 per sign.

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External Wayfinding Signage

New external wayfinding signage was introduced in the main Bloomsbury Campus in 2010. Signs are either nodes or wall-mounted signs and all are illuminated. The campus maps used on the signs was developed in partnership with UCL Geography and UCL Corporate Communications. Please refer to the UCL External Signage Strategy document for further detail.

Standard Wayfinding Types
Nodes or wallmounted sign type Drawing Details as PDF's.

London Borough of Camden, Transport for London and Placemarque
The new internal and external signage was developed in consultation with signage design Placemarque, and it has been implemented in discussion with the London Borough of Camden, with planning approvals granted where appropriate. The external wayfinding signage has been designed to coordinate with Transport for London's 'Legible London' strategy.

The UCL Masterplan
The UCL Masterplan for the Bloomsbury Campus, as endorsed in August 2011, refers to 'signage strategy' as one of the key projects in its 'implementing the vision' section. This project intends to review the current signage and wayfinding maps and it aims to develop a revised signage strategy, building on and extending previous work, to ensure that there is a coordinated approach to routes and signage to support pedestrian and vehicle routes throughout the campus.

Queries
For any queries regarding signage please email efdservices@ucl.ac.uk


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