Billboard
Advertising

Manchester

Manchester stands as a beacon of innovation and progress, driving the UK’s growth with its dynamic culture and bustling cityscape. As the nation’s fastest-growing city, Manchester is not only home to millions of residents but also serves as a magnet for tourists, offering diverse demographics to engage with. From the trendy Northern Quarter to the vibrant city centre and prominent landmarks like MediaCityUK and the Trafford Centre, Manchester provides a fertile ground for reaching varied audiences. Its economic surge is powered by robust sectors in creative and digital technology, media, and professional services.

At Priority Outdoor, we specialize in crafting impactful billboard advertising campaigns tailored to specific areas in Manchester, including the prestigious city center digital 6-sheet network. Leveraging our expertise and extensive network with media owners, we ensure optimal exposure in prime locations. Allow our consultants to guide you in selecting the ideal site positions and securing availability for a successful campaign.”

why advertise in manchester

Population

2.7 million people live in Greater Manchester

Students

Over 99k students attend Manchester Universities

Employment

Manchester boasts 1.3 million people in employment

Tourism

Greater Manchester is the third most visited place in the UK

Economy

The Greater Manchester Local economy generates over 62.8bn

Manchester Billboard Formats

96 Sheet

Available in both traditional print and Digital 96 Sheet billboards are as big as it gets for the standard digital billboard formats. The extra width allows for creative professionals to create stunning panoramic content which will inspire. Situated throughout along Manchester arterial routes and key commercial retail and commercial areas 96 sheets provide great exposure and targeting.

Digital 48 sheet

Digital 48 sheets are the common or garden billboard, 6m wide by 3m tall. Great coverage and prime locations available. Billboards are often used as part of a wider campaign, frequently partnered with bus advertising.

Digital 48 sheet

Digital 48 sheets are the common or garden billboard, 6m wide by 3m tall. Great coverage and prime locations available. Billboards are often used as part of a wider campaign, frequently partnered with bus advertising.

Digital 6 sheet

Digital 6 sheets are portrait boards. They are focused on key town and city arterial routes, shopping malls, supermarkets and even petrol stations and designed to attract the attention of the drivers, passengers and pedestrians . The portrait format opens up new creative possibilities for OOH campaigns.

Street Hubs

Whilst providing the public with charging points, wifi and emergency services and with over 500 units across the UK these unique digital billboards are located in high pedestrian traffic locations with great sidewalk and road visibility due to their size.

Iconic Sites

Few advertising formats offer the prestige, impact and exposure that can be achieved utilising some of the iconic billboard advertising sites. From the iconic Piccadilly gardens billboard & Manchester's largest billboard in Europe to the Trafford towers to the Salford arches iconic sites can elevate the public awareness of any brand, product or message .

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Retail

Due to the enormous pull of the Trafford Centre and the  Arndale Centre, Manchester now outranks all other UK cities for its leisure and retail offerings, making it one of the most desirable places for billboard advertising campaigns for both those looking to advertise in a retail environment and for those in the retail sector.

Tourism

Billboards are very often used as part of a tourism campaign. Town visiting authorities, tourism boards and attraction sites all utilise the power of billboards. Targeted to heavily populated / visited locations to give you the maximum exposure for your marketing budget.

Education

With over 20 universities, 10 FE colleges, and more than 274 schools Greater Manchester presents advertisers with the chance to connect not only with local students but also with the diverse array of faculty, staff, and employees working within these institutions. Moreover, given that the University of Manchester alone boasts an international student population of 33.6%, it also offers access to a substantial number of international staff and employees.

Popular Manchester

Locations & Environments

The
Arndale
Centre

The Arndale Centre is a great location to influence consumers at the point of purchase and offers a variety of creative advertising formats both in the shopping centre and its surrounding streets and areas such as the highly sought-after Market ST, the Northern Quater and Spinningfields.

manchester metro link tram with advertising

The
Manchester
Metrolink

The Metrolink is a great environment in which to reach, commuters, leisure travellers and tourists with a variety of  internal and external formats it offers unrivalled exposure and dwell times

Manchester
Airport

As an international Airport Manchester offers a great environment to reach business travellers and via lunge billboards and holiday makers travelling to and from Manchester.

The
Trafford
Centre

The Trafford Centre is one of Europe’s largest shopping centres and has a variety of billboard advertising formats to help advertisers influence consumers at the point of purchase as well as offering unrivalled public messaging and branding.

The
Arndale
Centre

The Arndale Centre is a great location to influence consumers at the point of purchase and offers a variety of creative advertising formats both in the shopping centre and its surrounding streets and areas such as the highly sought-after Market ST, the Northern Quater and Spinningfields.

Manchester
Airport

As an international Airport Manchester offers a great environment to reach business travellers and via lunge billboards and holiday makers travelling to and from Manchester.

manchester metro link tram with advertising

The
Manchester
Metrolink

The Metrolink is a great environment in which to reach, commuters, leisure travellers and tourists with a variety of  internal and external formats it offers unrivalled exposure and dwell times

The
Trafford
Centre

The Trafford Centre is one of Europe’s largest shopping centres and has a variety of billboard advertising formats to help advertisers influence consumers at the point of purchase as well as offering unrivalled public messaging and branding.