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Portsmouth City Council’s platforms offer advertisers a greater reach and higher penetration than any other service in the Portsmouth area.

Advertising with the council provides access to a broad portfolio of opportunities covering print, outdoor, sponsorship platforms and direct mail.

For further information email the communications team on

We can help you reach your target audience across Portsmouth:

  • 215,000 Portsmouth residents and 93,000 homes
  • 7,500 city businesses
  • 5,900 Portsmouth City Council employees
  • 24,000 students
  • 100,000 vehicles in and out of the city daily
  • 9.3 million visitors per year

Print media

Advertise in FlagshipTerm Times and House Talk magazines, or feature your brand or service on payslips or in the Official Portsmouth visitor guide.

Outdoor media

Get your logo or advert on a range of outdoor opportunities from parking meters to prominent buildings.

We also have 35 high-profile A1 poster sites around the city, and seven entrance to the city locations that can be booked through our Seafront Services office on 023 9282 8112. Minimum booking is five A1 posters – our poster rates are below, or find more outdoor rates in our Portsmouth advertising opportunities brochure.

OptionDurationCost - including VAT
A1 posterone week£8.00 each (5 - 9 posters) - £6.00 each (10 or more posters)
Entrance to the cityone week£48.70 each


Our in-house graphic design team of experienced creative designers are available to produce advertising artwork – browse their online portfolio or visit the graphic design team’s page for more information and contact details.

What our advertisers say

“When you consider the exposure you gain advertising in Flagship, it is really good value for money. We’ve definitely seen a return on our investment and we continue to regularly advertise in the magazine – it is our advertising medium of choice.”  Bruce Hall, General Manager Aqua Cars

“We are aware of the need for appropriate brand association and Flagship has proven to be suitable brand partner. We tried advertising in an interactive way using the magazine’s competition option and have been delighted with the response.”  Rhoda Joseph, Cascades Shopping