• Bus Blinds

    Bus Blinds

    Introducing the classic route/destination Blinds
    We make BusBlinds using the same methods used in the beginning.

    • Bus Blinds
    • Destination
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    • Bus Blinds
    • Destination

How Its Made

  • Preperation of the lettering invlolves getting the fonts right, getting the sizes right and also the consideration of the spacing inbetween the letters plus more.

  • Once the lettering is complete the screen is now ready to shoot for 45 minutes under our super uv light room.

  • Stencil set up on the bench, all of the positions have to be perfect.

  • Unwanted areas masked off.

  • Applying ink to the screen

  • Pulling the ink through the mesh screen

  • Finished product

  • Finished product fitted to the bus.


James Mckinnon

"Established in 1995, Mardens are specialists in all aspects of bus and coach painting and livery.
Based in Benfleet, Essex within easy reach of the M25“

We produce quality destination information & route number blinds for every occasion. Fully DDA compliant destination and number sets for your fleet created to the latest specifications. Heritage sets to match any style for your preserved or restored bus or coach. Custom sets with your text and logo in a variety of colours and typefaces.

We listen to your needs and create a blind to suit perfectly. All our blinds are designed and produced in-house by our expert team of dedicated graphic artists and printers. This means we have total control over all stages of the process to produce top quality results every time. We offer a quick turnaround and the best prices you'll find. "We love nothing more then keeping our clients and staff happy here at Mardens that why our staff and our customers have been with us for years and have been recommending us to their friends, family colleagues and clients".


James Mckinnon Director

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How To Order

For a free quotation, please call our sales team on 0845 890 1400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information (if possible).

  • Blind width or Roller Width
  • Sight width and height
  • Typeface/font - if none is specified, we will use the standard London Transport font.
  • Quantity
  • Destination/number/letter list - supplied in order including any blanks, special symbols, logos etc.
  • Colour - usually blinds are either white or yellow lettering on a black background but we will be happy to discuss other requirements.
  • Back printing - whether this is required or not.

Before printing we will supply the following proofs for your approval:

  • Design and layout
  • Destination/numbers order and spelling










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