Our Work

Marks & Spencer Abbey Centre

Due to our long track record with delivering M&S projects UK-wide, we were chosen to provide internal & external signage for this flagship store.

One of the first UK stores to receive the all-new interior refurbishment, M&S Abbeycentre is a showcase of pioneering retail design.

The world famous Marks and Spencer branding is a key part of every store. Due to this, it is vital that signage is consistent and easily recognisable. Our finished scheme conforms exactly with the M&S guidelines, with the end result a simple yet exemplary wayfinding scheme. It’s all part of creating the high quality shopping experience that upholds the Marks and Spencer reputation and brings customers back for more.

The subtle use of illuminated built-up lettering to mark out areas within the store is a key feature of the new branding. Not only a striking and elegant feature, it allows customers to spot sections from anywhere in the store. As a result the whole shopping experience is simplified.

The nature of the live store environment, brand new designs and an extremely tight Christmas deadline made this a challenging and rewarding project to be part of. The elegant signage impeccably complements the finished store, delivering a flawless shopping experience to customers.

Throughout the project Ascot maintained a professional approach with a good design, issued within the timescales requested and then followed through by effective project management. Ascot maintained communication with the site team on a regular basis to determine our requirements instead of waiting for us to contact Ascot. In summary Ascot did a fantastic job and I have no hesitation in recommending them for future work.