The Board Service Ltd.

Your image, in our hands

The Board Service offer a fast, efficient and reliable service to the residential and commercial Estate and Letting agent industry.

We provide both a residential and commercial sign erection service, meaning we can handle projects of all shapes and sizes.The demand for a professional and reliable board service led us to develop our own in 2002 and our client list continues to grow throughout the South East.

On a daily basis our vans will be working in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Larkfield, Kings Hill, Maidstone, Paddock Wood, Uckfield and Crowborough to name but a few of the areas we cover.

We have 4 vans out on the road every day and are currently serving around 140 different local offices both residentially and commercially in addition to national contracts.

We embrace modern technology with a bespoke online database system designed specifically for the industry and also use GPS tracking on the complete fleet so can be as reactive as possible to customer needs and access real time data of job statuses.

Residential

We are an established company who take pride in providing a professional and cost effective service to the residential estate and letting agent industry. The service we offer can be illustrated as follows:

 

  • An online database giving you the ability to order work or check the status of any property/instruction, 24/7.

  • All work will be completed within 2 working days of receipt of instructions, but frequently same or next day.

  • We provide 2”x2” white painted posts if desired.

  • Professional computer cut vinyl information slips available.

  • All work undertaken within a 10/15 mile driving radius of your office.

Commercial

We have a large and growing commercial client list and can provide and erect bespoke signage or utilise your existing stock. Working with both local commercial agents and also with national accounts, we are able to use our many years of experience to provide an efficient and professional service.

Events

Many estate agents choose to work in partnership with local schools and organisations, to help advertise events such as fetes, fairs and carnivals.

This is a great source of advertising for the agent but also builds strong links with the local community.

We take pride in being organised to ensure your campaigns go up well but equally importantly, we plan for all signage to come down as soon after event as practical so that there can be no negativity associated with the agent.

Online Database & App

We have built a bespoke online database that will allow an agent to order, monitor and search through all previous work.

When ordering new instructions, there is the ability to add bespoke, professionally made computer cut vinyl information slips, add further information and even attach images of the property to help the erection process of the job.

Recycling

All companies aspire to have green credentials and enjoy the many benefits that can be associated with being environmentally responsible. Estate agent boards are made of Correx which is a thermoplastic polymer known as polypropylene. This material can be difficult to recycle locally so damaged boards tend to end up in landfill through either the commercial or domestic refuse streams. Polypropylene can take up to 500 years to degrade so the estate and letting agent industry need to take responsibility for the huge quantity of boards that come to the end of their usable life.

Why is the service needed?

  • Legal.  All businesses have a Duty of Care under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to take all reasonable steps to keep waste safe and arrange for its legal disposal.

  • Moral. We have a moral responsibility to try and reduce and ultimately eliminate all waste plastic being placed into the ground and for it to be re-used effectively.

  • Publicity. Companies with effective environmental strategies can use this as a strong sales point. Again, this will become more and more important in the future.
     

The Service

To comply with the regulations, all waste polypropylene will be collected once it is damaged beyond use. We are an accredited waste storage facility licensed by the Environment Agency. The damaged boards will be cleaned, baled and transported to an approved recycling centre. The waste will be granulised and the re-used in applications such as garden furniture. Appropriate copies of waste transfer documents can be supplied.

The cost is approximately that of one single board movement per month. If this is a service that could benefit your business, please email us via the contact link below.

Testimonials

Since Barnes Kingsnorth formed in 2008, we have used The Board Service.  We have been extremely impressed with the competent and efficient service that we receive at all times

For Sale boards are an incredibly important part to our business and as well as a highly visual advertising tool for new buyers and sellers alike in our own areas. With this in mind we are delighted to have recently switched to The Board Service as our boards are able to be ordered easily, erected promptly and displayed in the best possible places at our properties making sure we receive the maximum exposure time for our clients as well as the benefit to the company as a whole.

We find ‘The Board Service’ very reliable and offer a very speedy service. Boards are always erected within 2 days and they are always a pleasure to work with; always friendly and merry!

We would recommend ‘The Board Service’ to any Estate/Letting Agent 100%

We urgently needed a new company to fabricate and erect our marketing boards across Kent and into Sussex, Surrey and Southeast London and were recommended to The Board Service. I have to say that I am delighted with the quality of the boards that they produce and the excellent service that we receive from them. Even better, they are cheaper than Combined Signs!

We have been delighted with the friendly efficient service provided by The Board Service since switching to them in 2010.  We are kept fully informed via email of all board movements and any problems are dealt with immediately. We recently sponsored a school fair and they were excellent in erecting and taking down a large number of boards promptly and efficiently. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending The Board Service to any agency.

Kings have dealt with ‘The Board Service’ for a number of years during which time they have provided our business with an excellent service and support system.  Their attention to detail and prompt action has been a major factor in our success and I can confidently recommend them as a solid and reliable company, and experts in their field.

We always find the Board Service both efficient and helpful - many thanks to Steve and his team.

If you as an agent wish for a speedy and friendly service then The Board Service are the ones to use

The Board Service has been a valued member of our support staff over the last few years & makes the process of board movements simple & effective.

The Board Service has worked for us since 2006 and in that time has proved completely reliable and professional at all times. In addition, they have an eye for marketing opportunities and in particular the emerging developments in IT.

We are delighted to be a client of The Board Service, principally for the speed of service and completion of an order. We previously employed a London based board contractor due to a lack of availability of local firms; this resulted in jobs taking at least 7 days, and sometimes 14, to be completed. We are extremely pleased with the service The Board Service offer, in that we have a fast and efficient service with a steady flow of communication.

We have found 'the board service' to provide a reliable, efficient and personal service.  The boards are always erected quickly and stay up! We would be very happy to recommend 'the board service' to any estate agent.

The Board Service provide an excellent, swift and professional service for Michael Brooker Estate Agents and Lettings Business. I would unhesitatingly recommend their excellent service.

We at Broadlands use The Board Service on a regular basis and are impressed with the service provided. We need our boards up quickly and this is achieved. Boards are our best form of advertising and with the service provided by The Board Service, this is achieved quickly and efficiently

We would just like to thank Steve and the team at The Board Service. Being a new estate & letting agent in town it is really important to us to make a good first impression. Our boards have been erected fast and effectively. It’s good to work with a company we can trust and can rely on. We look forward to working together for years to come.

We have been using The Board Service for some time now I can honestly say we have never had any problems, all boards and board movements are erected very quickly. The ordering service is simple and very efficient, we tell them what we want and where and it’s done! We were lucky in sponsoring some carnivals & fetes last year and The Board Service made sure our boards were erected promptly and in some good obvious places on main roads and with the added benefit of information slips instead or traditional for sale slips. All in all very happy with the service provided

Firefly Properties have had the pleasure of using The Board Service over the past two years and cannot fault the service.  Having worked in the industry for the past 25 years we can honestly say it is in a 'class' of its own.  The personal professional service is an attribute to any estate agent looking for a first class service in our opinion the best in the industry!

The service we have received from The Board Service has been first class in all areas. We cannot recommend them highly enough.

We have been using the services of Steve Inglis of The Board Service since we started the Practice and have always found them to be reliable and would have no hesitation in recommending their services.

Since opening in 2011, The Board Service has offered a first-class service day in, day out.  All requests are dealt with immediately and communication channels are excellent enabling us to be aware of board placements at all times.  I would have no problem in highly recommending “The Board Service” to anyone.

Since day one, The Board Service have provided us with outstanding service. Our boards are erected quickly, carefully and are well maintained throughout the process. “To Let” boards are an important marketing tool for us and working with The Board Service gives me complete piece of mind.

We have been working with The Board Service for some time now and have always found their service to be very reliable and cost-effective.

The market in Tunbridge Wells is extremely competitive so our For Sale and To Let boards are imperative for advertising within the town. We cannot fault The Board Service as they continually provide a quick, reactive service and are a pleasure to deal with. The online instruction tool is easy to use and enables an efficient service. We wouldn’t hesitate recommending them

We have been using ‘The Board Service’ since 2007 and have been extremely pleased with the service provided.  We are always kept fully informed of all board movements via e-mail or telephone, and our instructions have been carried out promptly and efficiently with clear and correct monthly invoicing.  I would highly recommend ‘The Board Service’

We have worked with The Board Service since 2004, we have found their work to be excellent and their attitude and approach in keeping with our own in that you must look after your customers. The best form of advertising is a recommendation and we certainly would recommend The Board Service without hesitation

To all the team, a superb & professional service.  Always happy to help & there when you need them - nothing is ever too much trouble. Thank you for all your hard work.

The Board Service provides a reliable and prompt service in placing our boards outside our available properties. They take extreme care when positioning our boards ensuring other residents and neighbours are always happy. The Board Service are also pro active in terms of other services they can offer to their Agents for example Green Recycling, offering over and above your average board erection service.

I have recently swapped Board Contractors to The Board Service.  They are punctual, place the boards well and always reply to our requests to we know when the boards will be erected/changed.  So much better and easier than previous experiences, so highly recommended.

Since we have been using the Board Service we have been most impressed with the efficiency and professionalism from Steve and the team.  We have had nothing but problems with previous companies, but The Board Service have been excellent from day one.  We would have no hesitation in recommending them.

The Board Service provides an excellent, reliable and efficient service.  Ordering boards is simple and fuss free and Steve, Mike and the team are always friendly and helpful.  We would recommend The Board Service without hesitation.

We became a client of The Board Service after a good recommendation from a friendly competitor! We have immediately benefited from their efficient & friendly service. The introduction of the online database is a useful tool. Thank you!

Our congratulations to you for providing a first rate and prompt board service.  We find the placing of an email order extremely quick to make, especially with the provision for special instructions, and are grateful to you for coming back to us with any queries when necessary.  All in all, a big thank you.

The Board Service looks after all of our sales and lettings boards and all of our requests are handled quickly and efficiently. A pleasure to work with this company

The Board Service have been a key ingredient to our over success in both Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks. Their reliability, speed and cost effectiveness mean we can trust that the job is done both professionally and on time. In a busy environment this is a must. I would definitely recommend Steve and the team.

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The Board Service Ltd. 2018

Company Reg No: 7550554