What do you need to know before you advertise in Gloucester?
Gloucester is a city located within close proximity to the Cotswolds. The wider area incorporates a number of outlying districts and the total population is currently estimated at approximately 130,000. Located on the banks of the River Severn and with easy links to the Sharpness Canal, the city was previously home to a bustling port. As activity declined, the dock area reinvented itself during the 1980s and is now a recreational area with shops, bars and museums. Are you ready to advertise in Gloucester? Check out our guide to the best opportunities.
What business opportunities exist in Gloucester?
The area was renowned in the aerospace industry, however, these days the city is better known as a hub for service-based industries such as the finance sector. High profile businesses in the area include Lloyds Banking Group, Cheltenham and Gloucester Building Society and TSB Bank. On the outskirts of the city lies Gloucester Business Park which is home to a further number of internationally renowned businesses including Fortis and Detica.
Advertise in Gloucester to reach tourists
At the heart of the city of Gloucester, you will find an ancient cathedral. The cathedral attracts many visitors, not only because of its stunning architecture but also due to featuring in a number of the Harry Potter films, including Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince. And the film credits roll on, including an appearance in Sherlock Holmes Christmas special.
Shoppers in Gloucester city are attracted by many of the obvious high street retailers, including Marks and Spencer and Debenhams. For those seeking a more unique shopping experience, the Cathedral Quarter boasts many independent retailers and boutiques.
Why not advertise in Gloucester at Gloucester Quays? This is an out of town shopping area with discount prices on designer brands, restaurants and bars. Bubble’s map offers a range of advertising opportunities including digital and classic space on phone boxes and billboard advertisements. A static 6 sheet advertisement located on SouthGate Street on the Bank of England building starts from £134 per week.
Anything else we need to know before advertising in Gloucester?
Locals are not opposed to the odd cheese rolling event, in 2001 over 4000 people identified themselves as being of the Jedi religion and notable inhabitants include Kate Moss and Kate Winslet!
Advertise in Gloucester at major transport hubs
Gloucester is served by the M5 motorway, has a good bus service and National Express service which helps people to connect across the country. However, the train station is perhaps the best place to get your business seen, as commuters go to and from London, Reading, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham and Cardiff central. A 48 sheet static billboard within the vicinity of the railway network costs in the region of £242 per week.