Low cost softwood interpretation panels from Audio Trails.
Derbyshire-based Junction Arts needed two low-cost interpretation panels for a community arts project in Brimington, near Chesterfield. None of the usual suppliers were able to supply anything within budget, but Audio Trails came to the rescue!
The two A2 softwood panels have fit snuggly into their new home. Printing, frame construction and install came in comfortably under the £1000 budget.
“I am very impressed with the finished product. 2 weeks from quote to install is amazing. A councillor’s nightmare is that something will not be done in the time that you have told your constituents it will be done. In your case you were a week earlier which took the pressure off me. Well done.
I will most certainly recommend you to my colleagues and anyone else I come across.”
Tricia Gilby, County Councillor for Brimington, Hollingwood and … Read More »
Audio Trails were chosen to design and build a permanent exhibition (with a twist) that welcomes visitors to Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham.
Magna is an exciting journey into the world of steelmaking. The Templeborough steelworks (as it was called) was once the largest electric melting shop in the world and the site’s industrial history stretches back to Roman times. ‘Steel, Peech and Tozer’ was the company, but everyone called it ‘Steelos’.
Previously the concrete bunker through which visitors first entered Magna was dark and uninspiring. With funding secured through the Heritage Lottery Fund, Magna were able to commission Audio Trails to turn this dour space into a vibrant exhibition that reveals the 2000 year history of steelmaking on this site.
The interpretation panels provide a timeline and insight into the people that worked here. You can listen to their stories and read more about the site’s history on … Read More »
Visitors to Old Glossop, Derbyshire can now easily discover the important role the village played in the early cotton industry.
Audio Trails were commissioned to produce a responsive website, an audio trail, a family activity sheet, four interpretation panels and a further 15 location-specific mini-interpretation plaques, putting a wealth of information at people’s fingertips.
Visit the project website – www.oldglossoptrail.co.uk – to learn about this fantastic village and download the resources.
“I was most pleased to be able to work with Dan, from the early stages of the project when he was researching the possibilities for topics and places to include and when he required all the Old Glossop images which I supplied to be used in the various digital and signboard displays, and later contacting the Duke of Norfolk for permission to use his family coat of arms and also finding voices … Read More »
Visitors to the Forest of Marston Vale can now easily orientate themselves and enjoy a wide range of walking, cycling and horse-riding trails. Audio Trails were commissioned to produce one super-sized outdoor panel and two further indoor panels for the Forest Centre, which stands at the heart of the site. Furthermore, Audio Trails also supplied a self-powered audio post and downloadable trail PDFs for 8 trails around the forest.
‘Working with Dan at Audio Trails was easy as his product knowledge and enthusiasm was second to none, as was the quality of work produced.’
Darren Woodward, Forest Development Officer, Marston Vale Trust
To download the trail PDFs visit marstonvale.org
We design and build bespoke on-site interpretative furniture to engage visitors. We excel at devising unique concepts and bringing them to life.
Take a look at some examples below and get in touch to discuss your project.
We tailor each exhibition design to the requirements of the client. Read about our Steelos Gallery case study to learn why it was a permanent exhibition with a twist.
We offer a range of timber and metal interpretation frames to suit all budgets. And we design and print panels in all shapes and sizes too.
Nature Feely Boxes
Custom designed and built interactive ‘nature feely boxes’ provide a multi-sensory experience for children and adults alike. Read our Old Tree Nursery case study for a Gruffalo-inspired woodland trail for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. Read more.
Mapping is a fundamental part of our business. We use them in … Read More »