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Backlit Banners

Get your message across even in the dark with a backlit banner. The translucent vinyl allows light to pass through the material creating a stunning backlit effect. We can print backlit vinyl banners to any size, and our backlit banners are produced using full-colour matt-finish printing at 1440dpi high resolution in eco-friendly inks that are fade and scratch resistant. Backlit banners are printed on 510gsm PVC which is lightweight, extremely durable and suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Artwork Guidelines, and More Info

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Size Options

Finishing Options

Print and Design Options

  • Select this option if you have print ready artwork. Please ensure that the quality, proportions, and spelling have all been checked.

  • Select this option if you require our professional design service. Whether you're a small company or a well-known brand, we can help you.

Select 'Yes' if you require us to proof your artwork, for free, before printing. We will check that your file will produce high quality print results. Please note: we will contact you via email if there are any issues.

  • £30 - Approx. 1 hours design time. Ideal for creating designs that are simple and to-the-point, our standard design package can include your message, and assets such as images and logos. Includes up to 3 revisions.

    A separate item will be added to your cart for the design fee.

  • £50 - Approx. 2 hours design time. The advanced package is perfect for those who need a more complex design which requires a higher level of detail, such as logo enhancement and image sourcing. Includes up to 5 revisions.

    A separate item will be added to your cart for the design fee.

If you plan to send your artwork later, please expect that the lead time will correspond to when we receive your artwork. You'll be able to send your artwork via Email, Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Select 'Yes' if you have any files for our Design Team to use, such as logos and imagery. Select 'No' if no files are required.

Allowed file extensions: .pdf .ai .eps .psd .tif .jpg .jpeg

Please note: The upload preview may appear distorted if the file colour mode is CMYK or has no background. Don't worry, we'll receive the original file just fine.

Customer Notes

Maximum number of characters: 500

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Vibrant Colours in High Resolution

We print our backlit PVC banners in full colour at a stunning 1440dpi high resolution quality using the best eco-friendly weatherproof, UV resistant inks available. Please note that we print our backlit PVC banners at high density for optimum results when lit. This means that the banner image will appear darker when viewed without backlighting. If you would prefer the image on your backlit banner to more closely resemble what you see on your computer screen when unlit, let us know and we’ll adjust as necessary – we’re here to help you get the sign that matches your vision exactly.

We Print Backlit Banners in any Size

Most UK printing companies are only able to print backlit PVC banners to fit standard light box dimensions, but Big Art and Banners can print them to any size that you would like. We can also help you to work out the best size and location for you backlit banner, and offer an installation service too.

Ordering your Backlit PVC Banner

Ordering your backlit PVC banner from Big Art and Banners is easy – simply upload your artwork and select your required options. Any questions of queries please contact us on 0800 612 9266 or email us at Our team of banner experts are standing by to help!

Don’t Have Banner Graphics Yet?

Struggling to design your banner artwork? No problem! Just select the ‘Design & Print’ option and choose the standard or advanced package, if you’re not sure which suits your needs best please contact us. Any assets you have, such as logos or imagery can then be uploaded and a design brief left in the notes section. Next proceed through to checkout to pay for your banner. After we process your order a member of our design team will contact you with a design for your approval.

Any questions or queries please contact us on 0800 612 9266 or email us at Our team of banner experts are standing by to help!

Not sure that a backlit PVC banner is the right option for you? Then check out our other banner printing services including single sided PVC banners, double sided banners, roller banner printing or pvc mesh banners to find the right solution for you. We also provide backlit poster printing, which offers a great alternative to backlit banners.

Artwork Guidelines

When supplying your own artwork, please ensure it is print ready. You can check our full guidelines for supplying artwork on our printing FAQs page.

If you haven't created your artwork yet we have a highly skilled design team ready to take on your project, just choose the design service from the product options and one of our team will be in touch.

Template Downloads

Choose from our selection of templates:

Backlit Banner template (example size only): Download

Delivery Info

The website will provide an accurate estimate of the delivery timescales on all orders, please add items to your cart and once in checkout decide the service levels you need.

If you have a particularly large order or are looking for even quicker delivery times please contact us and we will try our utmost to help.

Please note that lead time corresponds with when we receive print ready artwork.


What type of material is used for backlit banners?

Backlit banners are made from translucent vinyl that allows light to pass through the material creating a stunning backlit effect.

What resolution are your backlit banners printed at?

We print in full-colour at 1440dpi.

Are backlit banners weatherproof?

Backlit banners can be used both indoors and outdoors, even in rain, snow, wind, or sunshine. The inks we use are fade resistant and waterproof.

How do I display the backlit banner?

Backlit banners can be fitted to your existing light box dimensions and can have eyelets, hemmed edges, and pole pockets if requested.

What are pole pockets?

Our nickel plated eyelets are 11mm in diameter.

What are pole pockets?

Pole pockets allow you to display your banner on poles or a bracket system. The pockets can be put on any side of the banner. When ordering a banner with pole pockets, you will be given options for choosing where you want the pockets and the pocket size (50mm or 100mm). Pole pocket size is based on flat pocket measurement.

How do I order a banner?

To place an order online, simply select your options and upload your artwork, or choose our design service on this page and proceed through checkout.

Can I upload more than one image per order?

If you’re ordering more than one banner of the same size, and have various pieces of artwork to supply, our uploader will allow you to add as many images as you need to complete you order.

Can you colour match?

Our printers produce CMYK images and artwork supplied in this format will be printed with the colour values stated. We do offer a personalised colour matching service please contact our sales office for more information and pricing.

Can you edit my artwork?

Yes, we can make amendments to your artwork. For this you will need to select one of our design services, which will allow for approx 1 hour or 2 hours design time depending on the package you choose.

Can I collect from store?

If it is convenient for you to collect or arrange collection from our factory in Manchester, you can select this option during the checkout process.


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Installation Services

We offer a comprehensive service including the option to make use of our bespoke installation service, available across the whole of the UK. We can take care of everything starting with the design and printing of your large format banner and ending with its on-site installation.

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Trade accounts

Trade accounts are available for repeat customers who wish to simplify their ordering process and enjoy some great trade account benefits. 

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Large order discounts

At Big Art and Banners, the more you buy the more you save. We offer unbeatable discount rates based on the size or quantity of your order.

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