Media Pack

Media Pack

Housebuilder magazine 2018 advertising rates

Rates effective from January 2018 - please contact us for special rate packages for series advertising.

Agency commission 10% - all rates quoted are for 4 colour advertisements.

  • Double page spread £5,090
  • Full page £2,950
  • Half page (landscape or vertical) £1,950
  • Quarter page £1,180
  • Inside Front Cover, Outside Back Cover and Inside Back Cover £3,250

Quotes for special sizes are available on request. To guarantee a specific position, or facing editorial, add 10% to the above. Loose and bound-in insert options are also available on request.

Advertising copy date is 15th of the month preceding publication. Please contact Helen Board for mechanical data and advertisement specification, email or telephone 020 7960 1634.

Editorial contact:

Suzie Mayes: Tel: +44 (0)20 7960 1642  Email:

Advertising contacts:

Rob Houghton: Tel: +44 (0)20 7960 1636  Email:

Tim Mullin: Tel: +44 (0)1772 466 734  Email:

* Please note - features and publishing dates can occasionally be subject to change

2018 Product features list & Publishing dates

IssueFeatures 2018
FEB (7th Feb) Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation / The Utility Sector including Broadband/ Finance and Mortgage update
MARCH (7th Mar) Insurance &and Legal Issues / Kitchen Furniture, Worktops & Appliances / Bedrooms
APRIL (4th Apr) Doors & Windows including Roof Windows / Machine Hire and Tools / Build Methods, Techniques and Innovation
MAY (2nd May) Heating Systems / Insulation/ Kitchens and Bathrooms
JUNE (6th Jun) Outdoor Space including Balconies and Garden Paving / Interior Design / SuDS and Rainwater Systems
JULY/AUG (4th Jul) two month shelflife (Two month shelf-life) – BIM and Construction Software / Flooring and Walling Systems / Sustainability and Green Agenda special
SEPT (5th Sep) Finance update / Roofing and Cladding / Utility update
OCT (3rd Oct) Build Methods including Brick and Block, Timber Frame, Off Site and Modular / The Smart Home including Technology, Communication and Automation Systems
NOV (2nd Nov) Environmental Remediation, Groundworks and Below Ground Drainage / The Hidden Protectors including Lintels, DPCs, Membranes and Cavity Trays / Kitchens and Bathrooms
DEC/JAN (5th Dec) two month shelflife (Two month shelf-life) – Home Security including Windows, Doors, Garage Doors and Alarms

Mechanical specification for housebuilder magazine


Type size 270mm x 400mm
Bleed 303mm x 432mm
Trim 297mm x 420mm
Bleed across gutter only 270mm x 406mm

HALF PAGE Landscape

Type size 125mm x 190mm
Bleed 149mm x 216mm
Trim 146mm x 210mm


Type size 125mm x 400mm
Bleed 149mm x 432mm
Trim 146mm x 420mm
Bleed across gutter only 125mm x 406mm

HALF PAGE Vertical

Type size 270mm x 92mm
Bleed 303mm x 103mm
Trim 297mm x 100mm


Type size 270mm x 190mm
Bleed 303mm x 216mm
Trim 297mm x 210mm


130mm x 92mm

QUARTER PAGE Horizontal Strip

63mm x 190mm