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Glasgow is the powerhouse of the Scottish economy – the cultural, sporting and academic heart of Scotland and one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.

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Glasgow Facts & Figures

Scotland’s largest city and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK, Glasgow is home to an impressive number of blue-chip companies, major global organisations and international SME’s.

One of the world’s best performing financial centres and named one of Europe’s top ten large cities of the future. This award-winning city is globally competitive in a number of sectors.

  • 43% of Scotland’s population

    has access to Glasgow

  • 44% degree level education

    One of the most highly skilled and flexible workforces in Europe

  • Satellite city

    Glasgow builds more satellites than any other European city

Top CACI Acorn Groups

  • Lavish Lifestyles

    Index 126 versus Scotland

  • City Sophisticates

    Index 136 versus Scotland

  • Student Life

    Index 141 versus Scotland

A smart city with a modern and diverse economy

  • Top UK city retail outside London.

    Glasgow is one of the UK’s largest and most successful shopping locations, after London’s West End.

  • Top 5 sporting city in the world.

    The city’s reputation as a sports city continues to grow now ranked 5th in the world ahead of Olympic cities such as Los Angeles, Tokyo, Sydney, Amsterdam and Paris.

  • World’s top indoor arena – The SSE Hydro.

    Music capital of Scotland, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro is the world’s second busiest live entertainment arena.

  • The decade of action on climate change begins in Glasgow, where the most important climate conference will be held on 1 – 12th of November. 200 world leaders and 30,000 delegates including business leaders and climate experts will attend 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, to strengthen their carbon emissions targets to save the planet.

Glasgow Catchment Area

The core catchment refers to Primary and Secondary catchment combined, which account for 75% of spend available to the centre.

Glasgow has an extensive catchment, reaching across to Edinburgh, as well as far to the North and South.

  • Primary Catchment
  • Secondary Catchment
  • Tertiary Catchment
  • Quarternary Catchment

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Ocean Large Format Digital in Glasgow

Ocean delivers the most impacts, reach and conurbation cover for all key audiences (LF, FM screens)

  • Ocean delivers the most

    18-34 Audiences

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

  • Ocean delivers the most

    AB Audiences

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

  • Ocean delivers the most

    Light TV Viewers

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

  • Ocean delivers the most

    Career Climbers

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

  • Ocean delivers the most

    Executive Wealth

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

Media Arguments

Ocean is the facilitator of digital connectivity in the OOH world, with hundreds of prestigious locations and iconic screens across the UK. We are the leading providers of large format OOH and DOOH advertising nationwide and only Ocean can provide brands with a UK-wide outdoor digital presence.

  • 82% of adults in Glasgow see at least one of Ocean's screens every 2 weeks

  • Ocean covers 89% of AB audiences in Glasgow

  • Ocean delivers the most impacts (44%) for 18-34 audiences

  • Ocean delivers the most impacts (51%) for Executive Wealth audiences

  • Ocean delivers the most impacts (48%) for Career Climbers audiences

Ocean's 62 Locations in Glasgow

Our full portfolio of Large Format Digital and Backlight locations in the city, ordered alphabetically.

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