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 Spring 2020 Issue 81

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Read articles online

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.

Advertising in My Merton

Publication dates

Issue numberPeriodCopy deadlinePublication date
Issue 81Spring 2020Friday 10 January 2020Monday 6 April 2020
Issue 82Summer 2020Friday 27 March 2020Thursday 18 June 2020
Issue 83Autumn 2020Friday 19 June 2020Thursday 3 September 2020
Issue 84Winter 2020Friday 4 September 2020Thursday 19 November 2020

My Merton costs

The total average cost per issue is £11,000 and £44,000 a year. The total expenditure per issue is £17,000 and £68,000 a year. 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 copy12p

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 6,000 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.

SizeDimensionsExternal cost
Full page210mm wide x 297mm deep – must include trim marks, plus additional 3mm bleed on all sides wheer necessary.£1,600
Half page190mm wide x 128mm deep£850
Quarter page92mm wide x 128mm deep£435

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