The Sun

United Kingdom (National)

  • Specification: NewspaperAds_1v4 (by GWG)
  • PDF Standard: PDF/X-1a:2001
  • Crop Marks: Not Allowed for ads with bleed

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Display

7 Column Tabloid
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Sections & Deadlines:

5pm Business Day Prior:
Main Book
News
Features (display)
Sport
Sun Goals
Racing

5pm Friday
The Sunday

  • Full Page (34x7) W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Half Page (17x7) W 264mm x H 170mm
  • 25x4 W 149mm x H 250mm
  • 20x3 W 111mm x H 200mm
  • 20x2 W 72mm x H 200mm
  • 10x7 W 264mm x H 100mm
  • 34x2 (bookend) W 72mm x H 338mm
  • TV Stip (The Sun) W 335mm x H 47mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • 1/2 Page DPS W 550mm x H 170mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Double Page Spread W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Display Column Sizes

Sections:

  • Main Book
  • News
  • Features (display)
  • Sport
  • Sun Goals
  • Racing
  • The Sunday
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Page 1 34mm 72mm 111mm 149mm 188mm 226mm 264mm
Page 2 335mm 474mm 550mm

Maximum column height: 338mm

mm

Classified

8 Column Classified

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Sections & Deadlines:

4pm Business Day before insertion (Fri for Mon):

  • Features (classified)
  • Motors
  • Property
  • Travel (classified)
  • Personal
  • Recruitment
  • Page W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Half Page (17x8) W 264mm x H 170mm
  • 25x4 W 130mm x H 250mm
  • 20x3 W 97mm x H 200mm
  • 20x2 W 63mm x H 200mm
  • 10x8 W 264mm x H 100mm
  • 10x2 W 63mm x H 100mm
  • Double Page Spread (34x16) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Half Page DPS (17x16) W 550mm x H 170mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Classified Column Sizes

Sections:

  • Features (classified)
  • Motors
  • Property
  • Travel (classified)
  • Personal
  • Recruitment
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
30mm 63mm 97mm 130mm 164mm 197mm 231mm 264mm

Maximum column height: 338mm

mm

Cover Wrap

Sections Included:

  • Main Book

Spec Sheet available on request from ci@news.co.uk

Allowance for masthead and barcode must be included in design.

  • Cover Wrap (Outside Back Cover + P1) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Cover Wrap (Inside Front + Inside Back) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Innovation Shapes

For ads that bleed across the gutter:
Keep 3mm either side of gutter free of T&Cs/Text /Faces- gutter starts @275mm

Diagrams opposite are representative of supplied PDF dimensions – NOT of the exact ad shape design.
For most shapes supplied as a double page spreads, the ad shape will sit in situ on the page.
For specific ad shapes please see spec sheet – available on request from ci@news.co.uk

  • Bookend W 72mm x H 338mm
  • Floating Strip (10x14) W 550mm x H 100mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Floating Island (10x8) W 320mm x H 100mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (6x6) W 244mm x H 60mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (20x6) W 244mm x H 200mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (20x8) W 320mm x H 200mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (25x8) W 320mm x H 250mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace Extended (34x8) W 320mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Frame W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • H Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • L Shape W 264mm x H 338mm
  • L Shape Extended W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Mantlepiece W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Podium W 550mm x H 250mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Staircase W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • T Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Tailed Bookends (25cm High) W 550mm x H 250mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Floating Island 8x8 DPS W 320mm x H 80mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • C Shape W 264mm x H 338mm
  • S Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • S Shape - Staircase W 137mm x H 200mm
  • Tower W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Tower (Extended) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • TV Strip (The Sun) W 335mm x H 47mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • U Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • W Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Yin-Yang W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Full page inc Folio

  • Full page with folio W 264mm x H 343mm

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