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Election set to be a round robin event…

Posted 06.05.2015

Sign Express (Croydon) was recently approached by television personality David Lindo, the man behind The Urban Birder, a website encouraging people to get connected to the local nature on their doorsteps within cities and towns, to help promote his National Bird Election 2015 which is running alongside the general election. 

David Lindon

David Lindon

Images courtesy Susana Sanroman

Images courtesy Susana Sanroman

The last vote for a National Bird in the UK took place in the 1960’s where the Robin flew to the lead and took the crown. This year there are 10 candidates flying in the final; the barn owl, blackbird, blue tit, hen harrier, kingfisher, mute swan, puffin, red kite, robin and the wren, all hoping to knock the robin of its perch and take to top of the poll.

David had a design created for his Rolls Royce Silver Shadow to create some impact and buzz around his 2015 National Bird Campaign and asked Signs Express (Croydon) if, with just three days to go, they could meet his deadline to print and apply the graphics.

Signs Express (Croydon) know that the early bird catches the worm and wasted no time cracking on with the project. Richard Worsley, Signs Express (Croydon) centre owner, commented:  “David had a very good design provided by graphic designer Gary Woodward and his colleague Thomas Carty from Sense Advertising. It was clear to see what they wanted to achieve. Working to such a short timescale was a bit of a challenge, but fortunately we were able to complete the project on time and the car is now on the road, doing great work promoting the National Bird Vote 2015. We look forward to seeing which of the 10 final candidates wins the voters over.”

The finished result is very impactful and will certainly turn the heads of any one it passes by. David is thrilled with his new look Rolls, saying: “Signs Express (Croydon) managed the project without any ruffling of feathers and I am very grateful for their hard work and the finished result.  I am keen to see how the vote goes.”

If you’d like more information on how to vote for your preferred candidate in the National Bird Election 2015, visit or to find out more about David and the work he does go to: Photo's courtesy of Susana Sanroman.

Signs Express (Croydon) has been established since 1996 and supply vehicle graphicsexterior signsinterior signswindow graphicsexhibition displays, PVC banners, labels and stickers, health & safety signs in Croydon and the surrounding areas. For more information take a look at their website:, email them: or call them on: 020 8686 4131




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