Get your business seen and advertise in Durham
Located in the North East of England, Durham is an historic city. It boasts a world-class University, a Castle, one of the largest and most impressive Cathedrals in England and over 600 other buildings of interest. In the most recent census, the population was registered at 48,069 people. Keep reading for ideas of where to advertise in Durham.
Can I advertise in Durham and reach tourists?
Durham has been designated as a conservation area and the castle and cathedral area are registered as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Tourists come to visit the area to marvel at the historic properties, with the city having over 630 listed buildings.
Durham Castle – This is a Norman Castle which now actually forms part of the University of Durham. The castle is still open to tourists, via guided tours at specific times of the day.
Durham Cathedral – This is a major tourist destination and attracts over 755,000 visitors each year. The cathedral dates back to 1093 and is thought to be one of finest displays of Norman architecture in Europe.
Other areas of interest include Crook Hall, Elvet Bridge and Prebends Bridge.
Bubble Outdoor has a range of opportunities to advertise in Durham. This includes telephone box advertising, bus stop placements and billboards.
Tourists also come to visit many of the events held in the area which include:
Seaham Food Festival – The event is held every year in June and celebrates the finest flavours from the area.
Durhams Annual Christmas Festival – An annual event with festive cheer and shopping opportunities. Usually help in late November early December.
Advertise in Durham to reach Students
Durham University dates back to 1832 and is the third oldest University in England, after Oxford and Cambridge. The University has a excellent reputation both at home and overseas. The University has a population of approximately 18,385 people which is spread out over a number of campuses. Bubble Outdoor Advertising can currently offer your the opportunity to advertise in Durham near the Queen’s Campus. Phone Box advertising starts from £61 per week.
What are the major transport hubs in Durham?
Transport hubs are a great place to advertise your business as they offer consistently high footfall.
Durham Railway Station – The railway station connect passengers to London King’s Cross, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. The railway station handles over £2.6 million passengers each year.
Durham Bus Station – Bus operators in the area include Go North East, Arriva North and National Express.
For people arriving by car, a park and ride service is in operation during busy periods. This is operated by Durham County Council.
Can I advertise in Durham to shoppers?
Durham presents shoppers with a mix of well known retailers alongside independent shops. This is particularly evident in the area surrounding the Cathedral. There are also a number of farmers markets held around the town.
Outside of Durham itself, Dalton Park is the biggest outlet shopping centre. The centre offers famous names for less on fashion, furnishings and sports gear.
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