With an estimated weekly readership of 30,000, City Matters represents an attractive advertising channel for all of our commercial partners. 

Married to our growing web presence and industrious social media activity, our sales team are confident there is a City Matters package for businesses of all sizes. Support of our recent launch has been overwhelming, but we are always looking to expand our networking circle to better support and cater to the thousands of firms who call the City home.

As a proud registered Social Enterprise, we warmly welcome collaborations with new advertising partners who share our community responsibility ethos. To discuss our available packages, simply call managing director Nick Chapman on 07818 075270.

Alternatively, send an email to and one of the team will get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

Advertising Specifications

Artwork Formats accepted:
High resolution (PDF/X-1a). Fonts and images should be embedded. All transparency and layers flattened. No crop, bleed or trim marks.

CMYK only (No Pantone colour or RGB colour) ;  jpg — 300 dpi, tiff— 300 dpi

Total ink coverage limit:
The maximum total ink coverage (TAC) for artwork is 240%
The ICC profile to use is ISOnewspaper26v4.icc which is a 240% TAC profile.

Advert Sizes:
Double Page Spread
— 548 (width) x 328mm (height)
Display Full page — 259mm (width) x 328mm (height)
1/2 Portrait — 127mm (w) x 328mm (h)
1/2 Landscape — 259mm (w) x 159mm (h)
1/4 — 127mm (w) x 159mm (h)

Print Area Page type area:
259 x 335mm
1 column = 61mm
2 column = 127mm
3 column = 193mm
4 column = 259mm

Advert Design
We can also design your advert for you. We will need you to supply:
• The text, logos and images and a brand/style guide if you have one.
• Images need to be at a resolution of 300 dpi (see above).
• Logos should be supplied as an .eps or as an image file:  jpg or tiff at 300 dpi.
You can contact our friendly Design Team who can guide you through the process.

Copy Deadline:
Display adverts: Friday 12noon
Display adverts print ready: Monday 4pm