Darbys Solicitors Relocation

Darbys is a large firm of solicitors based in central Oxford. Having just moved into prestigious new offices in a prime location, the Management Team wanted to ensure that the exterior of the building reflected their image as effectively as the newly refurbished interior.

We were contacted by Operations Director, Paul Lowe who provided us with a brief to design and install external signs that would clearly promote Darbys’ brand

values as well as serving as a means to advertise their new location and pride in being an Oxfordshire-based company.

During our initial meeting Managing Partner, Simon McCrum, sketched how envisaged the new signs would look. He wanted the company name which also forms the company logo to be individually cut letters, in their very distinctive purple, illuminated only at the face of the text then to be mounted direct onto the brick wall fascia on all sides of the building and preferably with no exposed cables or wires.

It was agreed that this would deliver a look that was cleaner and more modern than a traditional box sign.

Due to the location of the building and visibility of the signs, planning permission was required so we worked with Paul and his team to conduct appropriate surveys and provide all of the relevant photographs, drawings, scales and details to support the planning application.

Once planning was approved we worked swiftly to install what has become a stunning addition to the Darbys office.  The finished result means that the signs can be seen from the road, and in the dark, so even in the depths of winter Darbys brand shines brightly.

“thank you for our wonderful signs – don’t they look great!”

Simon McCrum, Managing Partner

“Ros and her team met the brief brilliantly and their help in the planning process was invaluable.  I’d highly recommend them.”

Paul Lowe, Operations Director