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Dudley Council
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Dudley Council is currently trialling the use of specially designed litter bins in Stourbridge for promotional purposes for businesses.

It is hoped to extend this opportunity to other town centres.

Ensuring that our town centres are kept tidy helps foster pride, encourages residents to love their community and helps attract visitors.

The installation of these bins will provide local businesses with the opportunity to promote themselves via a secure panel built into the unit.

We currently have 30 units, each with two panels, available to rent for promotional purposes on a monthly basis.

So why use the scheme?

  • Be visible as part of the local community

  • Be associated with town centre pride

  • Show your commitment to keeping our town centres clear of rubbish

  • Enjoy low cost advertising compared with other 'external' mediums

  • Easy to spot

  • You control your message

  • Graphic design and print services available (upon request and at an additional cost)

  • Rent the site for as little as one month, or for as long as you wish (subject to availability)

  • Special rate for local Stourbridge businesses

  • Easy for visitors to read, identify and take note of important details eg telephone numbers, email addresses, etc

  • Thousands of visitors to the town centre each year

  • Ongoing maintenance of the sites by Dudley Council

  • High visibility to 1,500+ students and night-time visitors

  • Bookings are on a single unit basis, however each bin has two panels – allowing you to provide two different messages if you wish at no additional cost

Costs (per bin, comprising of two message panels)
  • Stourbridge businesses: £80 per four week month

  • Charities and not for profit organisations: £80 per four week period

  • Businesses beyond the Stourbridge area: £100 per four week period

Discounts
  • 10% discount for bookings of two or more sites

Requirements
  • If you wish to book a site(s) you will need to supply two 270mm x 400mm laminated adverts per location (size includes the encapsulation)

  • If you would like our graphics department to produce the artwork for your advert on your behalf (at an additional cost), please contact us

  • We can also print and laminate your artwork for £20 for the pair

  • Posters should be received a minimum of two working weeks prior to the booking

Please note:

  • Sites are available on a first come first served basis
  • Bookings run on a Monday to Monday basis and are on a monthly basis

  • A 10% discount will be extended to bookings of two or more sites

  • Each site is a booking of two panels

  • Stourbridge businesses, social organisations (inc charities) and Dudley Council directorates receive discounted rates of £80 per four week period (normal rate £100)

  • Booking fee includes site rental and installation, but excludes VAT

  • Invoice will be issued once the poster has been installed

  • Dudley Council retains the right to turn down a booking request

  • Panels should be received two weeks prior to the commencement of the booking (additional time required if artwork or printing to be produced on client's behalf)

 

For full terms and conditions follow this link

For further information please contact the communications and public affairs team on:

01384 815228

promotions@dudley.gov.uk 

Contact Details

Promotions

01384 814280