The last few years have seen the growth of the Tesco Express format stores with both refurbishments of existing stores and additional new stores being added to the portfolio. The key requirement has been to have these stores up and running within a three plus one week window, three weeks for completion of the development of the site; one week for stocking the site, so the timescales have been extremely tight for all the contractors.
Omega was chosen as one of three signage suppliers and was tasked with completing almost 80 stores in 2013. Each store needed to
have all the internal and external signage fitted in a 3 day window within the overall programme of works, all snag free and meeting
Tesco’s high control standards. The install requirements included a range of different signage within the sign family including illuminated projecting signs; fascia’s; mini totems; car park signage; internal hanging signs, window vinyls & Back of House signage.
The key challenge was to complete all the signage requirements to this tight timescale working alongside many other contractors. Omega manufactures all the components and so also needed to ensure that all the elements were on site for when the installers needed them.
The end result has been 80 stores installed with a snag free rate of 98.5% which is exceptional in this marketplace. It was a huge task for Tesco, and all the contractors involved, and Omega are proud to have been part of the team that made this