Discover some of the latest products and services available in the retail industry….


Regency Design

Regency Design launches external WeatherGuard to protect customers obliged to queue

Regency Design, the British design and manufacturing specialist, has invented a novel way of protecting queuing customers from the elements – a modular tunnel system known as the External Q WeatherGuard System.

The need for customer-facing establishments to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines, and enforce social distancing, has led to a challenge: how to protect customers obliged to stand outside in a queue from being subjected to elements such as wind and rain.

The onset of autumn is causing retailers to rethink their strategies and Regency Design believes it has come up with the answer, a low-cost modular tunnel that can be built as long or short as required and either bolted or weighted to the ground for safety.

Zak Manhire, Chief Commercial Officer at Regency Design, says that the British-built product adds another element to customer care: “The weather tunnels will help to protect customers who are queuing outside and encourage them to go about their business on rainy days,” he says.

The WeatherGuard system is lightweight yet robust, they can be wheeled in/out of a venue to prevent them from being damaged or vandalised. Additionally, a pitched roof design prevents a build-up of surface water and associated dirt.


3A Composites GmbH

DISPA – New Product Varieties of the Sustainable Paper Board by 3A Composites

In addition to the well-known 3.8mm thick variety, DISPA is now available in 2.4mm thickness. Another impressive new option is DISPAcanvas featuring high-quality covering sheets on both sides in “canvas” look. DISPAoutdoor is the ideal display board for short-term outdoor applications. All products in the DISPA range are made of FSC®-certified paper (FSC® C127595).

DISPA boards are an ideal printing substrate and perfectly sui­ted to die cutting or processing with CNC technology. They are the perfect solution for: indoor promotion campaigns, hanging, ceiling-mounted signs, display and POS/POP applications as well as for short-term outdoor applications and signage (DISPAoutdoor).


Perspex Distribution

PERSPEX® Highlights – Get Festival Ready!

PERSPEX® Highlights is a range of stunning acrylic colours perfect for the creation of vibrant designs that lighten the mood at any time of the year, available now from Perspex Distribution.

­­­­Experience summer all year long with a palette to inspire creative retail designers by offering four bold neon colours. The eye-catching colours are vibrant under ambient lighting but have also been designed to offer glowing LED illumination with the addition of diffuser particles to reduce hotspots from LED modules.

The exotic gloss colours, named Fiesta Yellow, Carnival Orange, Flamenco Pink and Luau Green, prove right on trend.



At Northbanks we work with you to make a difference – to stand out from your competition and engage your shoppers through captivating and innovative retail environments, fixtures and displays.

We know what makes your customer tick – what they think and feel. It’s integral to the building blocks of the retail environments that we design and deliver, encouraging shoppers to shop and adding value to your brand.

By consolidating the design, manufacture and installation we can reduce the time and costs of projects, freeing up your time for the things that you do best!


Plan 2 Install

We’re at the tip of your finger…

Your investment in display stands is wasted unless they are well positioned, assembled correctly and fully compliant. So, when planning your next project, call Plan 2 for a different perspective on installation anywhere in the UK

From the installation of a single display stand to a rollout to support a major product launch, Plan 2 Install will not be beaten on service or price. For more information please call Mike Kirchin.



Doro Tape UK Ltd

With sustainability at the forefront of everyone’s mind, Dorotape are continuously expanding and improving their PVC free range of digital print media. Now available in matt or gloss finish, Dorotape’s Enviroprint is the perfect alternative to vinyl and can be applied to any smooth or slightly curved surface. Available at 1370mm wide, this self-adhesive PP film is easy to apply, easy to remove and will not shrink back over time. For the ultimate PVC free solution, Dorotape also offer matt and gloss laminates for long lasting, high quality graphics for the environmentally conscious.




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