My Merton magazine

My Merton is published by Merton Council and is distributed free to over 80,000 households across the borough every quarter.

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My Merton Winter 2018 Issue 76


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You can read selected articles from My Merton in our Features section.

Events listings and advertising

If you have an event that you would like included in the next issue please submit your event to our events form. Events will also be included in our online events calendar.

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Publication dates

Issue number Period Copy deadline Publication date
 Issue 73  Spring 2018 Tuesday 16 January 2018 Wednesday 14 March 2018
 Issue 74  Summer 2018 Monday 7 May 2018 Thursday 24 July 2018
Issue 75 Autumn 2018 Monday 9 July 2018 Tuesday 26 September 2018
Issue 76 Winter 2018 Monday 17 September 2018 Wednesday 14 November 2018

My Merton costs

The total average cost per issue is £11,000 and £44,000 per annum. The total expenditure per issue is £17,000 and £68,000 per annum. The cost is broken down per issue as follows:     

Design, print and paper cost for 85,000 copies of My Merton £12,300
Distribution of 85,000 copies of My Merton £3820
Freelance feature writer £650
Equivalent cost of staff time on production and writing £1230
Sub total £17,000
We also generate income in advertising revenue each issue -£6000
Total cost £11,000
Average price per copy 12p per copy

Advertising in My Merton

My Merton has the highest distribution and circulation rates of any other printed media in the borough, delivered to 80,000 houses with a further 6000 copies placed on display in leisure centres, libraries and other public buildings. My Merton provides organisations with a great opportunity to promote their services, products and events to the people across Merton.

Below are the dimensions and rate card to advertise in My Merton. Adverts are decided on a first come basis and we are happy to negotiate if you are interested in booking an advert for more than one edition.

Size Dimensions External cost
Full page 210mm wide x 297mm deep – must include trim marks, plus additional 3mm bleed on all sides wheer necessary. £1,600
Half page 190mm wide x 128mm deep £850
Quarter page 92mm wide x 128mm deep £435

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