I wrote it last year about the 25th anniversary press awards, but
this year’s press awards prove once again that the standard in the UK is
Led by BMP DDB’s outstanding Volkswagen work, press advertising at its
best is capable of a wit and pithiness currently lacking in much of our
Our eclectic jury, ably led by Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe’s Robert
Campbell, found much worth rewarding over two days of judging in the
wilds of wintry Battersea. Our thanks to all of them - particularly
those who managed to judge and take part in almost simultaneous pitches
This year, in the interests of simplicity, we have abandoned the most
successful agency award across the four main press sectors (national
newspapers, consumer magazines, regional newspapers and business
magazines) but have retained product categories.
We would also like to thank our sponsors, who have once again
contributed to making the event such a success. They are profiled in
brief over the succeeding pages.
Stefano Hatfield, editor of Campaign
BEST HOLIDAYS AND TRAVEL ADVERTISEMENT
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companies providing a full range of quantitative, qualitative and
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As a division of the Taylor Nelson Sofres group of companies we offer
our clients an unrivalled range of marketing information and research
services across the UK and international markets.
Established in 1980 as the UK’s first agency specialising in telephone
research, Audience Selection pioneered many of the telephone research
techniques and services now available within the industry.
We recognise clients have different needs, and we tailor our service
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and provide data. Alternatively, we can offer you anything from overall
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Whatever your requirements, we pride ourselves in being genuinely
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However, we don’t compromise quality for speed.
We work for a broad client base that includes client companies and
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To find out more about Audience Selection, our range of services or how
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BEST USE OF ILLUSTRATION
Capital Print & Display
Capital Print & Display, which specialises in large format poster and
point-of-purchase printing, was founded in 1980 by David Gill, the
managing director. Focusing initially on screen-printing, it quickly
added large and small format litho to its capability. In 1988, the
company moved into its current premises in Stratford, where it occupies
an 84,000 sq ft factory.
Because Capital Print & Display combines screen and large and small
format litho printing, it has the capacity to deal with complete
campaigns, from the smallest jobs such as shelf-edge POP to the largest
Though the format or the substrate might change, one thing never does -
quality. Rigorous quality control systems mean that colour consistency -
a critical requirement for any client - is always perfect.
The state-of-the-art in-house digital pre-press studio is fully equipped
with Apple Power Macs, planning, equipment for reprographics, colour
proofing and plate-making.
A key component of Capital Print & Display’s business philosophy is
service. The company operates 24 hours a day - including its customer
service team. This attitude is summarised by David Gill: ’Get it right,
not only the first time, but every time.’’
The company’s clients are blue-chip companies drawn from a wide range of
sectors including fashion, food, retailing and cosmetics. As well as
serving the needs of direct clients, it also works with many leading
advertising agencies. A dedicated account handler ensures that Capital
Print & Display meets the specialist requirements and fast turnarounds
needed by agencies.
BEST LAUNCH OF A NEW PRODUCT
COLT Telecommunications, part of COLT Telecom Group, is a quality
provider of local, national and European communications-based services
to the business community. Based on state-of-the-art fibre-optic
networks, COLT has developed a service proposition that enables it to
meet the requirements of some of the world’s most sophisticated
Founded in 1992, COLT currently operates in 12 European cities in eight
countries and plans to be in 24-26 cities by the end of 2000. COLT is
currently interlinking its city-based networks to create a truly
COLT has an impressive portfolio of voice and data products for business
customers in the UK and across Europe. Moreover, as COLT’s network is
based on ’self healing’’ SDH technology, COLT’s customers can
confidently expect the highest levels of service quality.
COLT’s list of service and innovation awards - most recently the company
was awarded the prestigious title of Best New Telecommunications Company
at the Financial Times Global Telecoms Awards - are as enviable as its
portfolio of customers. In London these include the London Stock
Exchange, Midland Bank, The Daily Telegraph, Channel 5, Reuters and PA
Since its launch COLT has differentiated itself through a philosophy
dedicated to customer-orientated service. COLT Telecommunications is
delighted to be sponsoring the Best Launch of a New Product category at
this year’s Campaign Press Advertising Awards.
BEST USE OF THE ELECTRONIC PRESS
Computer Weekly is delighted to be a sponsor of the 1999 Campaign Press
Advertising Awards in the category of Electronic Press and wishes the
best of luck to all those pioneers short-listed.
Launched in 1966, Computer Weekly is the world’s first weekly IT paper,
a pioneer itself. With a circulation of 158,449 IT industry
professionals, it has established itself as one of the most
authoritative voices in the industry.
Its core focus is on how IT is used in major organisations and
award-winning journalism in this area has made it the number one read
for news, analysis, comment and opinion. Every year, in the Banner
independent readership survey, Computer Weekly beats all the competition
to record the highest readership figures among the IT industry’s most
As the leading voice in the industry, Computer Weekly has also become
the number one place for recruiters in the IT markets; that’s because
the best people are reading Computer Weekly every week.
The UK’s premier IT information supply service has also gone global with
its website, @ComputerWeekly, carrying more of the essential business
information and more of the top jobs that have made Computer Weekly the
success it is today. You’ll find us at www.computerweekly.co.uk.
If you want to talk to a member of the team about Computer Weekly,
please call us: Editorial enquiries: 0181-652 3122.
Advertising enquiries: 0181-652 8699.
BEST ALCOHOLIC DRINKS AND TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENT
F1 Racing Magazine
F1 Racing reflects the drama, glamour and excitement of the world’s most
exciting sport, and has built its success on a commitment to top-quality
writing and stunning photography.
It has grown very rapidly since its launch in March 1996 and is now
published monthly in ten languages and 11 editions - the UK, Australia,
Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands
and Spain. Other markets are expected to be added during 1999.
F1 Racing is distributed to more than 50 countries worldwide, and total
circulation now exceeds 420,000 - making F1 Racing easily the world’s
biggest-selling Formula 1 magazine. Its international profile matches
precisely the global status of Formula 1 itself.
F1 Racing has developed a portfolio of allied services within its market
which span a range of activities encompassing events, exhibitions,
conferences, marketing services, electronic publishing projects,
photographic services, and contract and customer magazines.
F1 Racing is published by Haymarket Magazines Ltd, the UK’s largest
privately-owned magazine company and Europe’s number-one motoring
BEST INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISEMENT
The Financial Times, the world’s leading business newspaper, is read by
more than one million people in 140 countries worldwide, serviced by 12
international print centres and a sophisticated distribution system.
In addition to more than 300 full-time journalists, it has more than 40
full-time foreign correspondents based in major cities across the
The FT provides readers with the most accurate and comprehensive global
business information, analysis and comment. Richard Lambert, the editor,
says: ’We aim to put national business news into an international
context by pulling together the unique resource of our international
network of correspondents and specialist reporters.’
The FT ’s commitment to global expansion and internationalism is
reflected in its sales outside the UK which grew 27 per cent year on
year. (Source: ABC August 1998-January 1999 versus August 1997-January
However, the FT continues to focus strongly on the UK as well as
internationally and this has resulted in continuing success. The FT is
the fastest-growing national daily in the UK and has been for the last
17 months. (ABC: September 1997-January 1999.)
The FT would like to thank its readers, advertisers and agencies who
have supported it so strongly, and hopes they will continue to do so in
the future. The FT is very proud to be sponsoring Best International
Advertisement at the Campaign Press Advertising Awards and congratulates
the winner, as well as the other participants.
BEST ADVERTISEMENT IN NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS
The past 12 months proved to be another important year for The
Awarded Newspaper of the Year by What the Papers Say, The Guardian again
illustrated its credentials for investigative reporting by exposing a
faked documentary from Carlton TV, Peter Mandelson’s acceptance of a
secret loan and worrying information on genetically modified food.
In addition to brave news reporting, the launch of the Editor, The
Guardian’s weekly digest of the best of the world’s media, confirmed its
reputation for innovation and product development in newspapers. The
launch of our network of internet sites Guardian Unlimited has taken
this reputation from traditional to new media and was described by Steve
Outing, a leading US online media analyst, as: ’An outstanding web
service and an example to the rest of the news industry about how to
craft a quality web presence.’ Strategic marketing activity served to
strengthen brand values and to widen the net of readers. A new
advertising campaign with the line ’The Guardian. Free thinkers welcome’
was launched through Partners BDDH. In the clutter and competitive fray
of the newspaper market, where sections are cloned, writers poached and
readers assaulted with a never-ending parade of promotions, price-cuts
and offers, this campaign once again articulates what makes The
Guardian, as a newspaper and brand, unique.
The Summer Festivals Guide and sponsorship of the Glastonbury festival
extended awareness of the brand to new audiences, while high-profile
film interviews at the National Film Theatre and the on-going
association with Channel 4’s Film Four, enhanced the reputation of The
Guardian as the authority on the arts. Innovative promotions provided
added value for readers through band-on CDs, exclusive offers and
It is our core commitment to quality writing and to creative innovation
that makes The Guardian proud to be the sponsor of the Best
Advertisement in National Newspapers category.
BEST USE OF TYPOGRAPHY
- Consumer magazines
- Trade magazines
- Advertising campaigns
- Fine art catalogues
- Report and accounts
ICON Reproduction is an origination company specialising in high-quality
colour reproduction. Situated by London’s Blackfriars Bridge, ICON
provides publishers, advertising/design agencies and printers with a
fast, efficient 24-hour service.
ICON feels very honoured to be the sponsor for the Best Use of
Typography award this year and everyone at ICON extends their
congratulations to tonight’s winner.
BEST ADVERTISEMENT IN BUSINESS MAGAZINES
IT Week from Ziff-Davis UK
Ziff-Davis is a leading integrated media and marketing company focused
on computing and internet-related technology, with principal platforms
in print publishing, trade shows and conferences, online content, market
research and education. The company provides global technology companies
with marketing strategies for reaching key IT decision-makers.
IT Week is the Ziff-Davis UK news weekly targeted at senior IT
professionals working within enterprise sites. It focuses exclusively on
the IT information needs of the UK’s top 55,000 senior IT
decision-makers working within these large and IT-intensive sites.
A focused editorial product in a navigable five-section format, only IT
Week covers all of this valuable group’s information needs yet respects
their lack of time. Its clear focus and up-to-the-minute content has
ensured IT Week is relied upon by those who need unbiased, timely,
practical and comprehensive IT information available nowhere else.
BEST IT AND CONSUMER DURABLES ADVERTISEMENT
The Mail on Sunday
Sunday 7 March saw The Mail on Sunday reshape its already successful
portfolio of sections in order to improve editorial content and provide
even greater value for readers and advertisers in a new and exciting
Our commitment to good writing, innovation, reader empathy and
substantial investment has ensured sales are at an all-time high of 2.3
million (ABC August to January 1999) so this latest rationalisation is
about building on a heritage of success.
Night & Day has adopted our seven-day TV listings and acquired new
glossy covers. The pace of the magazine has changed with the
introduction of new regular columns that punctuate provocative features
and interviews with the world’s most sought-after stars.
The new 32-page Review in the newspaper offers the country’s best
features writers an opportunity to take a broader look at the issues
behind the news. It also gives our critics the chance to be totally up
to date. Deadlines are now a full week later than previously, lending
more credibility to our arts coverage.
You and Financial Mail on Sunday each continue to play a vital role.
Since 1994 they have undoubtedly been key to increasing circulation in a
significant and sustainable fashion. On average 5 per cent extra every
The future is never certain but by always being sensitive to the needs
of our six million readers, The Mail on Sunday continues to be a sound
BEST MOTOR ADVERTISEMENT
Management Today is Britain’s leading business magazine with a
circulation reaching over 94,000 senior businessmen and women every
Every independent business readership survey produced since we launched
in 1966 has shown Management Today to be the most widely-read business
magazine in Britain. Its readership spans decision-makers across all
industry sectors and is a regular read for both captains of industry and
Management Today is required reading for those who run companies and
organisations in every sphere. Anyone who wants to be on the cutting
edge of management thinking and improve their careers can benefit from
Management Today is selective, thorough and entertaining, using
exceptional writers, photographers and illustrators. It presents views
and information to improve the knowledge and performance of its readers,
making it one of the world’s leading business magazines. Contributors to
the magazine include Robert Heller, David Smith, Michael Heseltine,
Winston Fletcher, Stephen Bayley, Peter York, Jeremy Bullmore and Bill
For over thirty years Management Today has investigated and reported on
business issues that matter. It has always written practical and
accessible articles that inform and enhance winning business
More recently, Management Today has also developed a practical insight
into the issues that underpin business success by organising highly
regarded best practice award programmes in the areas of manufacturing,
customer service, corporate reputation and new product development.
For high-quality, long-lasting and efficient coverage of Britain’s
decision-makers, Management Today plays a vital part in any business
BEST FASHION, BEAUTY AND HEALTHCARE ADVERTISEMENT
The National Magazine Company
Every month six million people pick up a title published by The National
Magazine Company and it’s important to us that our advertising pages
look and feel as good as the magazines themselves.
After all, they have to. A third of all Great Britain’s women come to us
for inspiration. They spend pounds 266 million on cosmetics, pounds 323
million on skincare and a staggering pounds 2.5 billion on fashion items
(according to TGI). And let’s not forget the men. 1.3 million of them
enjoy some of the UK’s most consistently stylish magazine brands, every
So as well as looking good we are feeling rather good too. All our
titles remain dominant in their respective markets. In the women’s
lifestyle sector Cosmopolitan, She, Company and Zest all ride high,
delivering our advertisers deep into their consumers’ lives.
For the affluent market Esquire and Harpers & Queen consistently deliver
the very best of everything to their discerning readership, and for the
home interest sector Good Housekeeping, Country Living and House
Beautiful stay at the top of the best-seller lists despite new
We are especially delighted that our most recent launches have reflected
our continuing commitment to innovation and quality. Both ZM, the first
intelligent guide to men’s physical, emotional and intellectual health,
and M, the first magazine to treat parents like adults, will be
increasing their frequency to twice monthly from March this year.
The National Magazine Company goes further than any other publisher in
enriching our consumers’ lives. Highly successful masthead television
programming, vibrant merchandising, and popular live events such as The
Cosmo Show and the Country Living Fairs which also come under the remit
of Tim Lucas, director of corporate business development, keep our
brands more than front-of-mind.
It is a great privilege to sponsor the Fashion, Beauty and Healthcare
category in the Campaign Press Advertising Awards and we are very
pleased to play a leading role in the development of one of the world’s
most exciting creative communities.
BEST ADVERTISEMENT IN REGIONAL NEWSPAPERS
Northcliffe Newspapers is a major force in regional newspapers. Founded
in 1928, Northcliffe Newspapers Group own 64 newspaper titles that serve
major towns spanning the length of Great Britain from Aberdeen to
Penzance. Ranked as the UK’s largest publisher of regional paid-for
newspapers, Northcliffe’s dailies boast a readership of 2.5 million
adults on an average publishing day.*
Our newspapers dominate their circulation areas, in terms of readership
and the volume of regional advertising. Northcliffe paid-for titles
reach 5.2 million readers (six in ten adults)** across our circulation
and distribution areas. All Northcliffe titles have evolved to meet the
needs of their respective communities through design, format, content
and editorial style.
As a result, our titles have developed strong and loyal local
In fact, on an average day, 1.2 million adults read a Northcliffe title
and do not read a national daily newspaper.***
Northcliffe Direct Distribution (NDD), the direct marketing arm of
Northcliffe Newspapers, is the fourth largest distributor of unaddressed
items in the country. NDD has the capacity to provide market coverage of
up to 17 million households and offers a wide range of delivery options.
In 1998 alone, NDD delivered in excess of 370 million items.
Northcliffe Press, the contract print division of Northcliffe
Newspapers, offers clients bespoke printing services. It is the largest
coldset print company in the UK, printing some of the UK’s most popular
newspapers including the Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Sun and News of
Northcliffe Electronic Publishing has led the regional press in
electronic communication developments. Websites deliver local news,
services and information. A powerful combination of advanced technology
and traditional publishing strengths has enabled us to develop
award-winning websites. Branded as ’This is ...’, Northcliffe will have
launched up to 17 online community sites by the year 2000.
*Source JICREG/TELMAR 1999
** Source JICREG/TELMAR 1998 Unduplicated weekly readership
***Source NOP and RSGB 1995-1998
BEST SPORT AND LEISURE ADVERTISEMENT
Official UK PlayStation Magazine
With a just-released ABC of 380,186 (July-December 1998), the
increasingly broad spectrum of UK gamers have voted with their pockets
to make the Official UK PlayStation Magazine the world’s best-selling
With a staggering 3.9 million PlayStations now in UK homes, 1999 will be
our biggest yet - recent issues selling in excess of 430,000 copies.
The reason behind this is that the Official UK PlayStation Magazine is
PlayStation. The best written and most clearly designed gaming magazine
on the shelves, our market-leading position means we can review games
honestly, giving real opinions rather than compromise our views in
pursuit of an exclusive cover. The magazine is written in an adult,
entertaining manner free from technical jargon but with expertise.
The PlayStation is now as much a fixture under the TV as a video
recorder and Official UK PlayStation Magazine reflects that.
Interviewees have included Michael Owen, Douglas Coupland, Brian Lara,
Massive Attack, Lennox Lewis and Ocean Colour Scene - all gamers
Official UK PlayStation Magazine is licensed in 15 countries with a
total print run of more than two million copies from everywhere from
France and Finland to Spain and Sweden. Add on our brand extensions of
Essential PlayStation (ABC 173,412), Official PlayStation Tips (ABC
50,472) and quarterly specials (ABC 95,012), and we can guarantee
products reach more readers than any other PlayStation magazine.
With our exclusive official demo-disk, we let readers play the best
games for themselves. Blockbusters such as Tomb Raider 3 and Metal Gear
Solid have thrilled our millions of readers across Europe and 1999 will
see such games as Ridge Racer Type 4, Quake II and Gran Turismo 2 enjoy
the same coverage.
Add on our sponsorship of the PlayStation pods at all Premiership
grounds, the Match of The Day Live show, the NUS Student PlayStation
Network plus our branded PSM Tour Bus and you’ll understand why we are
the world’s best-selling videogames magazine.
BEST USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Northern & Shell, Britain’s leading independent publisher, continues to
strive for, and achieve, success. 1998 was an incredible year for
Magazine and one which catapulted us into the top league of successful
women’s weekly titles.
Having made the transition to a weekly publication in March 1996, our
success was unprecedented and we quickly established ourselves as the
fastest-growing title in the women’s interest market - an accolade we
claim to this day. Our ABC for the July to December 1998 period came in
at 400,701 copies per week representing a huge 76.9 per cent increase in
circulation year on year.
This success stems from our desire to produce a winning product,
continual investment and hard work from the entire team. We have also
invested in our printing processes, our paper quality and, most
importantly, top exclusive celebrity stories.
We are committed to buying world exclusive stories about celebrities who
mean something in the lives of our readers and which are perfectly aimed
at the affluent, young, upmarket woman who is buying and enjoying this
We have had blockbusting stories such as Anne Diamond speaking for the
first time since her marriage break up, Jerry Hall with her new baby,
Sheryl Gascoigne after Paul, Paula Yates, Grant and Della Bovey, Henry
Dent-Brocklehurst’s wedding, David Seaman’s wedding, Melanie Blatt’s
bump, Scary Spice’s wedding and Cher. 1999 will be no exception having
already delivered Scary Spice at home with her new husband and Tania
Bryer at home with her new baby.
As we celebrate our third year as the fastest-growing title in the
women’s market it gives us great pleasure to sponsor the Best Use of
Photography category when first-class photography is the hallmark of our
BEST FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE ADVERTISEMENT
Real Business Magazine
Business magazines have long been boring, stereotyped and
And hardly ever read.
Real Business has turned this marketplace upside down. It’s proved that
there is a real demand for intelligent and lively business coverage. And
get this: 70 per cent of our readers don’t read any other business
Here, in no order whatsoever, are a few things we’ve achieved in the
Won the 1998 PPA Editor of the Year award for business/professional
Generated more fully paid-up subscribers than Director, Enterprise and
Financial Director combined.
Boosted requested readership by 50 per cent per quarter.
Seen advertising revenues soar 38 per cent year on year; and ad pages
zoom up 37 per cent year on year.
Created ground-breaking editorial features - such as our Hot 100 ranking
of Britain’s fastest-growing companies; our 50 to Watch identity parade
of new entrepreneurs; and our Diary of a Flotation.
Received unsolicited comments like this: ’An excellent business
publication - increasingly the only one I bother to read.’
Held ten editors’ lunches where we gather a dozen entrepreneurs to
discuss the issues facing successful smaller companies.
Held upwards of 20 Real Business conferences and courses. Hosted several
Struck a joint-venture deal with the voice of British business, the CBI.
From February we started sending monthly editions of Real Business to
the CBI’s smaller company members.
Phew, that’s it.
BEST ADVERTISEMENT IN CONSUMER MAGAZINES
The Reader’s Digest Association
If you want to access people who are addicted to health - you’ll find
them in Reader’s Digest. As Britain’s best-read paid-for monthly, we
have helped our readers to beat stress, give up smoking, improve their
sex life, stay fit the easy way and keep healthy the natural way.
Reader’s Digest gives you:
- A unique environment
- Solus positions for every ad
- Tailor-made advertorials to add an extra dimension to your product
- Our legendary Buy-Lines, the hardest working advertising space
Test our vast market for as little as pounds 3,800
- A free reader-reply service generating thousands of responses every
- Relationship marketing - over four million readers whose trust of the
magazine extends to its advertising
- A 97 per cent subscription level - delivered direct to the customer’s
Health and well-being are the watchwords in a Digest reader’s day-to-day
life. And you’ll find them in the market for everything from vitamins to
private medical insurance.
For further information about Reader’s Digest, call Flora Macmillan on
0171-715 8161 or Suman Deol on 0171-715 8153.
BEST GROCERY, SOFT DRINKS AND HOUSEHOLD ADVERTISEMENT
Safeway Magazine is going from strength to strength. It is now the
largest circulation women’s monthly magazine in the UK, with 1,997,063
copies being picked up instore every month (ABC July-December 1998). A
staggering one million of these are picked up in the first week
It is also the best-read women’s monthly title in the UK, with a
readership figure of 3,842,000 (NRS July-December 1998).
Safeway Magazine is for Safeway shoppers with an ABC card, with a core
target audience of young families with children. It is designed to make
their shopping experience easier.
The editorial is focused towards the readers’ needs. The content is a
mix of the inspirational and the practical, giving readers a broad range
of delicious recipe ideas for everything from midweek family suppers to
entertaining. Health and beauty and lifestyle features are included to
add a fun feel and a surprise element.
Independent research has shown that this balance of content is hugely
popular with the readers, with the tone described as ’telling not
selling, down to earth and friendly’.
It is also a highly responsive magazine. Recent research through BMRB
has shown that 72 per cent of cardholders surveyed have bought something
featured in the magazine, 65 per cent have used a recipe, and 47 per
cent have bought something from Safeway they would have bought
elsewhere. QRS also shows us that 90 per cent agree they can believe
what they read in it, and 93 per cent agree it is a useful source of
information on products.
This is why advertisements can generate up to 1,000 per cent sales
Safeway Magazine is not only the essential magazine for the woman and
family of the 90s, but is also the essential magazine for any
BEST MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT ADVERTISEMENT
Time Out Group
Time Out’s 30-year history is inextricably bound up with that of London;
a lifetime devoted to delivering, and often instigating, the very best
of metropolitan culture. Fringe theatre would not have taken off in the
70s without Time Out’s support. In the 80s, we were the only publication
to treat ’alternative’ comedy (now mainstream) seriously. In the 90s, we
are the capital clubber’s bible. We successfully campaigned for the
abolition of the TV duopoly, and now provide an unrivalled eight-day a
week, 30-page TV section. This is in addition to the most comprehensive,
all-inclusive, art, sport and entertainment listings in the capital.
Further to our first-class arts and entertainment coverage, we also run
regular covers and features on London life - from the explosion of
coffee bars in the city to the regeneration of Clerkenwell, to London’s
top 50 pubs and bars. Our aim is to let Londoners know what’s hip and
happening in their favourite city. Because we’re an independent
publisher, we always present the truth about London’s landmarks and
venues - good, bad and indifferent.
With an ABC circulation of 94,857 and 413,000 weekly readers, our
profile is young, affluent, aspirational and, above all, hooked on going
Time Out’s impartial and independent editorial and comprehensive London
listings are available every week, all year round, for less than the
price of a decent pint.
BEST WRITTEN ADVERTISEMENT
TPL Printers (UK)
As part of the highly respected Times Publishing Group of Singapore, TPL
Printers (UK) was established in 1990 to serve the pan-European
Based in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, with a plant nearing 200,000 sq
ft in size, TPL Printers have positioned themselves as a major force in
magazine, periodical and catalogue printing. We offer full printing and
mailing services to the publishing industry; both business-to-business
and consumer titles are produced at our site.
Our customers include Haymarket, Emap, SPL, The Economist, American
Media and Reed Business Information, to name but a few. Our portfolio of
more than 65 magazine titles includes Revolution, Marketing Direct, F1
Racing, Classic FM, Fast Car, Revs, Max Power, The National Enquirer,
Major investment in printing technology, and a highly trained team of
staff, ensures a quality service from TPL. Our business ethos is based
on putting the customer first.
Our printing is computer controlled to ensure accuracy and consistency,
and we have recently installed the latest technology to receive pages
electronically and output to film at the plant. Screen resolutions of up
to 200 lines per inch guarantee high repro quality in fine detail
TPL Printers (UK) Limited
111 Hartlebury Trading Estate
Tel: 01299-251 360
Fax: 01299-250 994