The World: Tallinn - Outdoor specialists JCDecaux lands city contract

JCDecaux has been handed a 15-year street furniture contract for the city of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

The award covers the instalment, maintenance and management of 320 bus shelters, 140 free-standing panels and 18 public toilets.

Jeremy Male, the chief executive of UK and Northern Europe, said: "We look forward to working with the city to enhance the streetscape and provide improved services for its citizens. This very important contract will significantly improve the quality of our advertising networks in Estonia."

The city is inhabited by one-third of the country's population and accounts for more than 50 per cent of Estonia's gross domestic product.