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Where to Use Free Standing Outdoor Notice Boards

Outdoor notice boards Liverpool

Do you need to display information outdoors? Perhaps you even need to change that information on a regular basis and you have no wall or other surface on which to display posters, or something that informal just wouldn’t convey the right look. If this rings true for you, why not commission Photocast to produce outdoor notice boards for you?   […]

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What a Prestigious Bronze Plaque Can Do For Your Brand

Custom bronze plaques by Photocast

Bronze plaques have so many uses, including for memorial purposes, commemorating an event, as a gift for a loved one, and to give the public some information. Custom bronze plaques can also do wonders for your business and brand. They not only serve a purpose on your business premises in terms of informing and navigating, they also have a beautiful […]

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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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The Benefits of Using Aluminium for Your Plaques or Signs

aluminium plaque and signs

There are a lot of lesser-known qualities of aluminium that make it a durable and generally useful material for creating plaques or signs. If you’re interested in creating an aluminium plaque or sign, getting in touch with us here at Photocast is the best way to get your perfect product created for you. Before making your decision however, why not […]

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The Importance of Braille Signs & Tactile Signs

braille and tactile signs

Signage is used to inform the public, whether that be for direction, points of interest, or locations. Signs can be beautifully displayed using a range of materials such as bronze, brass, or aluminium and we believe signs should be accessible to everyone, and everyone should experience the craftsmanship of our plaques. The Disability Discriminations Act also states that information on […]

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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 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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Produced work by Photocast A heritage trail has been developed in Fenwick, near Kilmarnock by heritage development and design firm MGH Consultants. Ben Smith of MGH Consultants commissioned Photocast to produce five AI deep etched custom  plaques depicting his stunning designs. The five etched zinc plaques, each of 300 x 200 mm now sit along the heritage trail, providing information on […]

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