Current lead time is approximately 10 weeks.

Any orders placed now may not be completed until August.

All my glass and slate backed house signs and plaques are handmade by me to a very high standard and are produced using 15mm thick glass, 10mm thick slate and are constructed using stainless steel fixtures. Letters, numbers and designs are sandblasted, carved, engraved into the back of the glass to create an embossed relief carved appearance from the front surface of the glass.

Standard lead time is 2 to 3 weeks from receipt of confirmed order.

Small Glass House Number Plaque - Futura Font

Glass House Number Sign

Our glass house number signs are engraved and sandblasted with your property’s number.

Price £90.00 – £100.00
LED light attachment available + £70.00

Small House Number and Name Plaque - Gill Sans Font

Small Glass House Sign

Our small glass house signs are engraved and sandblasted with your property’s number and name.

Price £135.00
LED light attachment available + £70.00

Large Glass and Slate House Name Plaque

Large Glass House Sign

Our large glass house signs are engraved and sandblasted with your property’s name and number.

Price £175.00
LED light attachment available + £80.00

Bespoke House Number Plaques 06

Bespoke Glass Sign

Bespoke glass sign with custom size and details.

Priced on enquiry.

Illuminated House Number Plaques 02

Illuminated House Sign

12 Volts low voltage LED light attachment for our signs to create an illuminated glass house sign.
Price £70.00 – £80.00
When purchased with one of our signs

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Artisan Glass & Slate House Number & Name Plaque Manufacturer

Tim Carter Artisan Glass Plaques, established in 2012, is a Rutland based artisan house number and name signs business creating high quality glass signs.  No inferior glass effect acrylic house signs here! All our signs are made from 15mm thick glass and mounted on slate with stainless steel fixtures.  Our signs are engraved, sandblasted and hand-built to create beautiful embossed and personalised house signs for your home or property.

Wall-mounted and durable, our elegant signs are available in a range of modern and traditional fonts to perfectly compliment your property’s entrances.  We can also supply an attachment that can convert your door number plaque or house sign into an illuminated door number plaque or house sign.

We provide a bespoke and personal service to help you create the perfect house sign for your property and have many options available including:

Our range of house signs will provide your property with a welcoming, stylish and personalised appearance that will be sure to impress visitors.

Browse our website to see how we can help you personalise your home or property with one of our hand crafted house signs. Get in touch if you wish to discuss any bespoke requirements.


sandblasted engraved glass house number name sign mounted on slate
handmade personalised bespoke engraved glass sign with image detail

Tim’s House Number Plaque service is excellent.  We wanted something unique and bespoke.  My husband discovered Tim by chance, whilst doing a website search.  We commissioned Tim to do a basic house plaque, which was simple but instantly stood out as being different and in a class of it’s own.  We decided to approach Tim again, to design another plaque to go on our garage wall, as a Christmas gift to the house!  Not only did Tim come up with a fabulous idea, he pulled all the stops out to create it on time for the festive day.  His craftsmanship is second to none.  He is also very attentive to your own input.  He is a skilled artisan with an incredible flair for glass etching.  His work is of outstanding quality.  He comes highly recommended from us.

Thank you Tim for your wonderful work.

Kindest regards,

Mac and April Grayson, Leicestershire.

glass and slate house sign engraved and sandblasted with personalised imagery and the name sealoch house
glass and slate house being fixed to the external wall of sealoch house

Hi Tim,

Hope you have had a good summer. Am now back from Scotland and able to send pics of sign in situ. (No internet there yet due to Hurricane Bertha!) Our cladding guy, seen in pic putting it up with Terry helping, was very impressed and we are really pleased with it. Thank you! Have put a couple of other pics of elevations for interest. Not quite finished yet – living roof to go on and things like guttering, landscaping etc. At least we know it survives hurricane rains, and that’s without guttering and downpipes! We got quite a hammering up there, several crofters had their sheep swept away in what was twice the average August rainfall in 6 hours. We also had a heatwave so a summer of extremes. We are constructing our website ready to get it rented out so keep an eye out for Sealoch House in the next couple of months.



handmade glass house number sign with sandblasted numbers letters
glass slate stainless steel house sign on a wall

Hi Tim

I wanted to say a very big thank you for the prompt friendly and professional service you provided me with the various design and style options for my new house sign.

The quality of the materials and the workmanship are truly outstanding and the sign is a stunning addition to my house.

I would highly recommend your service to anyone who is looking to buy a quality bespoke new house sign.

Martin, Dorset

We are absolutely delighted with the house sign that Tim has created for us.  The quality of the materials and finish sets them apart from anything else we had seen and simply exude skill and quality.  Tim was extremely patient as we chose our design and asked him to come up with alternative fonts and dimensions, his attentiveness and great communication was particularly noteworthy.  The sign was delivered exactly as promised and was superbly packaged, we couldn’t have been happier when we opened it.

Andy & Elaine, Wilmslow

illuminated engraved glass house number sign

Sign is stunning, worth every penny, really stands out, well chuffed.

Les Mess, Aberdeenshire

Large Glass Name & House Number Plaques 01

Hi Tim,

Just wanted to say thank you very much for creating our sign – I’m sure you will agree it looks fantastic, we are very pleased – thanks again.

Mel, Dearne House, 1 Sude Hill.

I received my house number sign and it looks beautiful, even better in reality. Thank you very much , thrilled !!!

Seriously the image on the website does not do justice to the real article. Many, many thanks.

Geraldine Bennett, London

Hi Tim,

House plaque just arrived-simply stunning!!  It will be a beautiful addition to our new home! Thank you.

Jill Gillies, West Lothian, Scotland

Hi Tim,

I received the house number on Thursday, it is already mounted and looks fantastic.

Thank you for providing a quality product in a very professional and efficient manner.

George Blake, Glengormley, Co. Antrim

Dear Tim,

The house number arrived today. Thank you.

I am delighted with it.  Simple yet very elegant, a really nice piece to display at the house entrance.

Lynne, South Glamorgan

oak door and stone frontage featuring glass and slate house number handmade by Tim Carter

We are extremely pleased with our new house number plaque. Its a good size, nice & weighty and the finish is excellent. Delivery was fast and Tim was very helpful and friendly to deal with. Thanks again…

Steve Merritt

glass and slate house sign engraved with the number 49 and Jabriya in Trajan typeface including Arabic script
bespoke glass house name sign engraved in Trajan tyleface fixed to a brick wall next to a black entrance door

We wanted something a little bit different to finish off our newly renovated home. I emailed Tim and he came back to me very quickly and was incredibly helpful. Our plaque arrived this morning and is on the wall, looking beautiful. I half thought of putting on the lounge wall as it really is a work of art. I would highly recommend Tim Carter to everyone!


red front door with glass side panels featuring an illuminated glass house sign engraved with the number fifteen and Ferndale
engraved glass, slate and stainless steel outdoor sign in a garden setting with brick wall

After 25 years our Victorian house was getting a makeover from roof to skirting, I found Tim online and sent email enquiry on 1 July. I was after a prominent illuminated sign to go to one side of the front door and clearly visible from the busy road we are on. Tim was more than helpful, the mock up showed me exactly what it would be like, we discussed fonts and size and later my electrician contacted him to be sure we had that right too – it was easy. I confirmed the order on 10 July, Tim sent his quote on 12th. By August the illuminated sign had arrived. When I opened it I was delighted how impressive it looked – with slate backing, thick engraved glass and illuminated from the top – it comes on by light sensor in the evening. It is a VERY smart piece of equipment which has enhanced our house and it’s new look hugely. Also we have given it back it it’s Victorian name on the Deeds – Ferndale.

Thanks Tim, we are very proud of your work!!


Sandblast engraved glass room sign The Snug in Italliano font by Tim Carter

I recently ordered a glass plaque from the above company, my wife and I are delighted with the plaque it is above and beyond what we expected, professional attention to detail through out and nothing was to much trouble, Tim was only to pleased to meet my requests during the manufacturing process.

I can thoroughly reccomend Tim Carter Artisan Glass and Slate signs. if you require house or door number signs or similar glass signs save yourself time and contact Tim Carter first.

David Acton Gouldsmith

Bespoke glass house sign with engraved rose by Tim Carter
Two bespoke glass and slate house signs for brick fronte house by Tim Carter

We’ve had two signs made by Tim, and both are superb.
The large one looks very impressive, gently illuminated by our security light.
The smaller one was more bespoke than usual, an etched rose, but Tim took time and effort to cater for our specific requirements.
I’d thoroughly recommend Tim if you want something unique and special.

Thank you once again.


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