The Times

United Kingdom (National)

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7 Column Display

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Sections & Deadlines:

5pm Business Day before edition (Fri for Mon):

  • Main Book
  • News
  • Business News
  • Sport
  • Times2
  • Money
  • Property

5pm Wednesday before edition:

  • Bricks & Mortar (Display)

5pm Thursday before edition:

  • Weekend (Display)
  • Travel (Display)
  • Saturday Review
  • Full Page (34x7) W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Half Page (17x7) W 264mm x H 170mm
  • Half Page Vertical (34x4) W 149mm x H 338mm
  • 25x4 W 149mm x H 250mm
  • 20x4 W 149mm x H 200mm
  • 20x2 W 72mm x H 200mm
  • 10x7 W 264mm x H 100mm
  • Bookend (34x3) W 111mm x H 338mm
  • TV Strip (T2) W 504mm x H 46mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Share Square W 85mm x H 90mm
  • Double Page Spread (34x14) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Half Page DPS (17x14) W 550mm x H 170mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Display Column Sizes

Sections include:

  • Main Book
  • News
  • Business News
  • Sport
  • Times2
  • Money
  • Property / Bricks & Mortar (Display)
  • Weekend (Display)
  • Travel (Display)
  • Saturday Review
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Page 1 34mm 72mm 111mm 149mm 188mm 226mm 264mm
Page 2 550mm

Maximum column height: 338mm

mm

Classified

8 Column Classified

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Sections & Deadlines:

5pm Business Day before edition:

  • Business to Business
  • Entertainments
  • Shoparound
  • Recruitment

4pm Wednesday before edition:

  • Bricks and Mortar (Classified)

4pm Thursday before edition:

  • Weekend (Classified)
  • Body & Soul
  • Body & Soul and Gardening
  • Gardening
  • Travel (Classified)
  • Full Page (34x8) W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Half Page (17x8) W 264mm x H 170mm
  • Half Vertical (34x4) W 130mm x H 338mm
  • 25x4 W 130mm x H 250mm
  • 17x4 W 130mm x H 170mm
  • 20x2 W 63mm x H 200mm
  • 10x8 W 264mm x H 100mm
  • 8x8 W 264mm x H 80mm
  • 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 include:

  • Business to Business
  • Entertainments
  • Shoparound
  • Bricks and Mortar (Classified)
  • Weekend (Classified)
  • Body & Soul
  • Body & Soul and Gardening
  • Gardening
  • Travel (Classified)
  • Recruitment
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
30mm 63mm 97mm 130mm 164mm 197mm 231mm 264mm

Maximum column height: 338mm

mm

Announcements Column Sizes

Sections & Deadlines:

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

  • Announcements
  • BMDs
  • Personal
  • Legal
1 2 3 4 5 6
40mm 85mm 130mm 175mm 219mm 264mm

Maximum column height: 338mm

mm

Cover Wrap

Sections Included:

  • Main Book
  • Travel
  • Weekend

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

35mm high allowance across the top of Front page for mastheads must be included in design when wrapping all sections,
h30xw50mm allowance for barcode must be included in design of OBC when wrapping the Main Book.

  • Cover Wrap (Inside) W 550mm x H 343mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Cover Wrap (Outside) W 550mm x H 343mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

Innovation Shapes

  • C Shape W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Fireplace (20x6) W 244mm x H 200mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (20x8) W 244mm 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
  • Fireplace (6x6) W 244mm x H 60mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mantelpiece W 550mm x H 338mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Podium W 550mm x H 250mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • S Shape W 550mm x H 338mm
  • 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 (25 High) W 550mm x H 250mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Tower W 264mm x H 338mm
  • Tower (Extended) W 550mm x H 338mm
  • 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 Folio W 264mm x H 343mm
  • Double Page Spread Folio W 550mm x H 343mm
  • Must be supplied as one file
  • Fireplace (17x6) W 244mm x H 170mm
  • Must be supplied as one file

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