Why should I advertise in Canterbury?
Based in the district of Kent, Canterbury is famed for its cathedral and recognised as a tourist destination for both domestic visitors and people from overseas. The city is steeped in history and is located alongside the River Stour. Advertise in Canterbury to a resident population of 151,200 people.
How is business doing in Caterbury?
The Canterbury business mix includes tourism, higher education and retail. The annual revenue from tourism regularly reaches over £400 million and visitors numbers exceed over 7 million. In 2001 the Whitefriars Shopping complex was opened which created thousands of job opportunities and welcomed many well renowned retail brands. The University is also responsible for a significant boost to the local economy.
Can I advertise in Canterbury near places of interest?
As a tourist destination, there are many places of interest where it would be a good idea to advertise. Here are just a few iconic spots where you could choose to advertise in Canterbury:
Canterbury Cathedral – Named as a World Heritage Site, the Canterbury Cathedral welcomes over 3 million visitors per year.
Canterbury Castle – A Norman Castle and just a short walk from the town’s railway station.
Marlowe Theatre – The theatre hosts a variety of theatrical events including West End Musicals, plays, ballet and opera. The theatre is currently the largest in the area and can hold up to 1,200 people.
There are also opportunities to advertise in Canterbury in the busy visitor car parks. Prices start from just £61 per week.
Shopping in Canterbury
In comparison to other UK cities, Canterbury is a relatively small city however, due to the influx of tourists, there are still many shopping opportunities. Large department stores and famous brands can be found in the city’s Whitefriars shopping centre whereas the winding street around the Cathedral is home to many independent shops.
High Street – In this area, shops such as Debenhams and Fenwicks can be found.
Whitefriars – A multi million pound development, opened in 2005. An open air shopping precinct.
Canterbury Farmers Market – Held between Tuesday to Sunday every week, the farmers market enables visitors to purchase local produce.
Advertise during peak events
If you want to advertise your business during periods when key events are taking place, Bubble Outdoor recommend that you secure your space in good time as these times are in high demand from advertisers.
Canterbury Festival – Taking place in October each year, the festival is a celebration of music and incorporates a number of genres including jazz and folk.
Lounge On The Farm – An annual event taking place in the month of June each year. The genres include rock, indie and dance.
Can I advertise to students in Canterbury?
The city has a large number of students who study at the three universities and higher education establishments. The three universities are University for Creative Arts, Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Kent.
Are you ready to advertise in Canterbury?
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