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Uses for custom engraved plaques

Custom engraved plaques Photocast

Here at Photocast we are renowned for our production of high quality custom engraved plaques. Cast is either bronze or aluminium, engraved plaques are a highly durable, customisable signage solution with gravitas. Plastic free, they are made from metals of the earth, so kinder to the environment than many alternatives. They last for literally hundreds of years, untouched by time […]

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How To Create The Perfect Interpretation Panels

interpretation panels

Creating the perfect interpretation panels for your public area is a giant task, and you need to be certain that you’re designing and producing the best quality signage possible. Here at Photocast we have plenty of experience in creating a wide range of signs and plaques, so we’re certain that we can make exactly what you’re looking for. If you […]

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Ways You Can Use Our Custom Engraved Plaques

How to use custom engraved plaques

There are a lot of ways in which you can use your custom engraved plaques that are designed and created here at Photocast. We know that there are a lot of reasons and ways that people might want engraved plaques developed for them, which is why we offer a personalised service to everyone who chooses us here at Photocast to […]

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The History of the Blue Heritage Plaque

blue heritage plaque

The first commemorative plaque in the UK was erected way back in 1867 to mark the birthplace of Lord Byron. That property was demolished shortly after, so the oldest surviving plaque is the one mounted later that year to Napoleon III. Both of these plaques were in London, where the commemorative plaque scheme began. They didn’t use the blue heritage […]

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Premium Plaques By Photocast

castcoat premium plaques

Plaques and signs are often used to commemorate, inform, and even provide brand advertisement for commercial buildings such as hotels and restaurants. They are usually displayed in prestigious venues and so the quality and look of a plaque should reflect the environment in which it is displayed. Photocast design and manufacture a range of premium plaques that are made from […]

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Jack Potter Memorial Plaque on Seacombe Promenade, Wirral

seacombe promenade plaque

We were recently asked to create a plaque dedicated to Sergeant Jack Potter and his exploits during the battle of Dunkirk. His story has recently been revisited in BBC segments and as the inspiration for the scene in the 2017 film ‘Dunkirk’ where a Spitfire pilot landed his plane on water and gets help from a small boat for the […]

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Make a Dedication with Blue Plaques by Photocast

commemorative blue plaques

Blue plaques have been a part of English tourism and heritage for over 100 years providing tourists and the public with important information about significant people who have lived in a particular location. These special plaques create a link between the location they’re placed and the person they’re commemorating. They include information such as name, birth and death date, occupation/service, […]

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Photocast Creating Quality Metal Casting Products for 30+ Years

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From humble beginnings, Photocast has grown and grown, becoming more unique and creative with our products. Our metal casting work began with producing etched and painted plaques and we have now expanded our list of products into interpretation panels, braille and tactile signage, mounts and noticeboards and cast bronze plaques. Having a rich history and heritage makes us a reliable […]

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Photocast creates bronze plaques for Canadian Commonwealth Walkway

canadian commonwealth walkway

Photocast are becoming more and more established in its industry thanks to the projects that we have been commissioned for. Our latest project was an honour for Photocast as it was part of a celebration of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday celebrations. Photocast were part of the Canadian Commonwealth Walkway project with our creation of the braille and tactile signs and […]

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Photocast creates commemorative plaque for National Football Museum

Commemorative plaque for Manchester United

A bronze dedication plaque for the Walk of Fame Denis Law, legendary Manchester United player, has been inducted into the National Football Museum Walk of Fame and honoured with the addition of a commemorative plaque bearing his name. Together with four other iconic figures from footballing history, Denis was welcomed into football’s equivalent of the Hollywood Walk of Fame earlier […]

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