Magazine Advertising

Magazine Advertising

The Local Directory Magazine Advertising Services

The Local Directory Magazine Advertising Services


Now with over 14 years in business, our magazines are published monthly in each of 14 regions across Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, offering the most economical and effective means of promoting local products and services directly to over 123,000 homes through door-to-door distribution.


  • WIDE REGIONAL COVERAGE across 2 counties
  • FLEXIBILITY – Target all areas each month or rotate between areas.
  • MONTHLY CIRCULATION – minimum of 8,000 per magazine (over 123,000 total every month)
  • A QUARTER PAGE AD costs as little as £68 per month (based on a 12 month booking in 3 magazines) – in full colour!



Local Directory publications are widely read and used by residents. Over 60% of our advertisers enjoy long-term advertising discounts and appear regularly, month after month – because The Local Directory works and generates business for them. A variety of advertisement sizes are available, and you can choose to start off with a single eighth-page ad in colour for as little as £38 in one regional edition. We offer free professional advice on the placement of advertising, to ensure you achieve the best value for money. If you’re already accustomed to advertising on a regular basis, here are some current examples showing the specific size options available in Local Directory’s 14 regional editions.

The magazine format is A5 portrait. A wealth of special ad positions and advertorial features are available to give your business that special appeal. Our production department will be pleased to give you further information; just give them a call on 01494 72 7000. Remember, we offer generous savings on quantity bookings, and Community Board ads are FREE.

“…an inexpensive way to keep your company name in front of thousands of local people. It definitely works for us!”



No advert or cannot one designed?  Don’t worry we have a design service which is very cost effective and simple.

The cost is a one off fee of just £30 + VAT for a quarter or eight page advert, and £50 + VAT for a half or full page advert.

We just need the following four details to start designing your advert:

  • Your company name and logo if you have one.
  • Your contact details you want customers to see: Telephone numbers, email address, address, website.
  • The text you want to say in your advert (we can hep you get this right).
  • Any images you want to use in your advert.

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