The outdoors offers a great opportunity to advertise in Bedford
Bedford is a town within the Bedfordshire county. Whilst the town itself has a population of approximately 80,000, the wider area is home to approximately 169,912 people. Adjacent to Bedford, there are many towns and villages including Ravensden, Elstow and Renhold. By choosing to advertise in Bedford your business can also reach out to the largest concentration of Italian immigrants in the UK! In recent years the town has also welcomed people from Eastern European Countries, Greece and Cyprus.
Sports in Bedford
When it comes to sport, Bedford is renowned to have a heritage in Rugby. There are four Rugby Union Teams and one Rugby League side. Due to the riverside location of Bedford town, the area is also renowned for rowing and subsequently famed for regatta events.
What is the shopping scene in Bedford like?
There is no shortage of shopping in the town of Bedford! High impact outdoor advertising opportunities in major shopping centres include:
Harpur Centre – The Harpur Centre is perhaps the largest shopping facility in the town, with over 34 stores situated over two floors. The centre is home to many recognisable high street retail outlets such as Boots, Primark and Topshop. Bubble Outdoor can offer advertising on shopping centre furniture in the centre from just £217 per week for five poster placements.
Howard Centre – Located within close proximity to the Harpur Centre, the Howard Centre has a good mix of national chain stores and independent retailers.
The Arcade – The Arcade is a unique shopping experience which boasts a number of independent retailers selling designer clothing, bespoke items and organic food produce.
Can I advertise in Bedford to reach students?
Yes! The Bedford Campus of the University of Bedfordshire is situated on Polhill Avenue which is a short walk from the central area of the town. The University is renowned for physical education, sports facilities, dance studios and a theatre. There is also modern on-site student accommodation. Do you want to advertise to students in Bedford? The University operates a free bus service between the town centre and the campus. Bubble Outdoor can offer high impact static 6 sheet advertising along this route. Prices start from £117 per week.
What about commuters?
Bedfordshire is becoming increasingly popular as a commuter town. The area is attracting Londoners due to better house prices, more green space and neighbourhoods with a community atmosphere. Commuters in London can utilise the Thameslink Express trains which run during peak times and mean passengers can reach London in just 47 minutes.
Advertise at Bedford events
Bubble Outdoor can offer you the opportunity to advertise in Bedford during the popular Proms In The Park Event or the Bedford International Kite Festival. But these periods are very popular so be sure to get in touch or secure your space well in advance!
The Bedford River Festival is also a great opportunity to get your business seen. The event only takes place every two years but attracts over 250,000 visitors who come to enjoy live music, sports and fairground rides.
There are many opportunities to advertise outdoors in Bedford. Start searching the map by creating a free account or get in touch with the Bubble team for help and advice planning your perfect outdoor advertising campaign.