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 2019 Issue 77


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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 77  Spring 2019 Thursday 18 January 2019 Thursday 21 March 2019
 Issue 78  Summer 2019 Tuesday 16 April 2019 Thursday 1 July 2019
Issue 79 Autumn 2019 Monday 5 July 2019 Tuesday 12 September 2019
Issue 80 Winter 2019 Tuesday 17 September 2019 Thursday 14 November 2019

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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