The Gunnercooke Foundation – House of Books & Friends

At a site that is a key part of Manchester’s history, the Victorian grade II-listed building which originally opened as the Manchester Club has recently been converted into a new bookshop and cafe – House of Books & Friends. With the mission of combating against loneliness, this project has been created by The Gunnercooke Foundation.  […]

Bruntwood – No.2 Circle Square

With bespoke 3D aluminum letters on a living green wall, you can give your reception area some life. 🌿 For our client, Bruntwood, we recently installed this beautifully designed signage for the No.2 Circle Square reception area.


ADXBA part of Astra Group ADXBA, the UK-based digital signage solutions specialist, has developed a recently acquired property near Manchester into a full DOOH assembly and quality control facility. ADXBA first become involved with the Archies project as consultants, brought onboard by the QSR’s media company to assist them in setting up their BrightSign media […]


  After a period of rapid expansion, made-in-Manchester burger franchise, Archies, were experiencing audio-visual growing pains when they first met the Astra Group team. Their content delivery system was designed for individual restaurants rather than a network of outlets and they were searching for a reliable and consistent AV integrator with airside access for a […]

Trafford Palazzo

If you’ve been to Trafford Palazzo, you’ve definitely seen this iconic landmark! 💡❄️  Take a look at the brand new replacement lightboxes we’ve recently installed, shining bright during the winter nights.


Head down to NOMA Pavillion to check out our latest install! With 3D built-up aluminium letters, finished in bronze effect paint with exposed opal to create a halo using RGBW LEDs, it’s certainly a head-turner in contrast to the burnt wood effect cladding.  

Peel Media Group – Intu Trafford Centre

The project scope included the provision of over 100sqm of both indoor and outdoor LED. As the principal contractor, ADXBA provided a full turnkey solution to deliver and install the advertising media estate. The biggest challenge was to install the displays within a very small window of opportunity provided as night shifts during the pre-Christmas […]

James Glancy Design

Light Art Installation   Working with James Glancy Design, Astra were chosen to manufacture and install 2 light installations as part of the underpass public art installation in Birmingham. This includes a 2 metre RGB octagon infinity mirror, which transforms into a variety of colours to create an interactive display and Mailblox, an illuminated permanent […]

Spatial Branding – University of Bedfordshire

Universities up and down the country recognise that students come to university for more than a degree; it’s also about engaging with each other in the community – something that’s been sorely missed over recent months. Astra recently printed and installed some eye-catching wall graphics following a tender for the work. The spatial branding was […]

Easy as ABC…

Allied London – ABC Buildings – External Totem Signs We were recently commissioned by the award winning UK based property developers and designers, Allied London, to manufacture and install two new illuminated totems to signify the redevelopment of their ABC Buildings. The ABC buildings, formerly known as Astley, Byrom and Cooper House, were originally designed […]