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  • Richard

    April 23, 2007 at 8:16 am

    BS 873: Part 6 1983 (Superseded by BS EN 12899-1:2001)* lists colours from BS 381C: 1980 as follows

    Red No. 537 Signal Red
    Orange No. 557 Light Orange
    Yellow No. 355 Lemon Yellow
    Green(1) No. 226 Middle Brunswick Green
    Green(2) No. 225 Light Brunswick Green
    Blue No. 109 Middle Blue
    Gey No. 693 Aircraft Grey

    Green(1) is the background colour used for primary route signs in the UK. Green(2) is used for the green parts of other signs.

    *which we haven’t got yet, it’s only £120 😮 for 48 pages