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Top 100 Advertising Agencies in the United Kingdom

June 2022

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List of the Best United Kingdom Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sheffield, United Kingdom

    The SEO Works provides digital marketing, websites, and paid social media to clients across the UK. Based in London, the team of about 35 content managers, link builders, brand managers, and online marketers specializes in SEO, advertising, and web design. The SEO Works is a Google Partner Specialist for SEO and PPC and is Bing Ad accredited.

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    Notable Project

    The SEO Works handled technical SEO for a digital dictation software. They developed an optimization-led strategy to build out the scope of search terms and improve site functionality.

    "They provided an account manager who was excellent at his job, approachable, and knowledgable."

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  • 2
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Our Own Brand is a marketing and advertising agency based in London. Founded in 2018, they have a team of around 5 employees. They provide branding, social media marketing, web design, and web development services. 

    Clients

    • CAT
    • Rolling Stones Carnaby Street
    • Genie Drinks
    • BMG

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Our Own Brand to provide web development. Their efforts also include branding, maintenance, and updates.

    ''They know what they’re doing.''

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Favoured is a performance marketing agency founded in 2017 run by a team of fewer than 10. Headquartered in London with an office in the same city, they lend their services in mobile & app marketing, advertising, and digital strategy to small businesses from various industries, including healthcare, e-commerce, and advertising, among others.

    Clients

    • Durex
    • Kodak
    • Elvie
    • The Run To

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Favoured managed the client's paid channels efforts including Facebook and Google. They also handled the client's middle of the funnel (MoFu) analytics. In addition, the team also redesigned an app.

    "The team has talented and collaborative designers."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    BrandOpus is a brand-led creative agency based in London with offices in New York, Chicago, and Melbourne, Australia. The agency, founded in 2007, is comprised of more than 60 experts who provide branding and package design services to companies in the consumer products & services, business services, financial services, and retail industries.

    Clients

    • Britvic
    • McCain
    • Molson Coors
    • Kraft Heinz

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BrandOpus provided packing design and they helped in defining the brand's positioning in the market. The team also helped in secure ongoing retailers and prepare for divestment.

    "Brand Opus always provides a detailed timeline that provided us with the visibility of milestones."

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  • 5
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, Wildish & Co. is a branding and digital strategy agency that have multiple locations in the UK including Marlborough, Wiltshire, Hackney, and London. Their team of 5 specialize in branding, web design, and print design for primarily small businesses. These clients are typically in the consumer product, hospitality, legal cannabis, and financial services industries. 

    Clients

    • Bumble / Badoo
    • Jamie Oliver
    • Nestlé
    • Penhaligon's

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. provided branding services for a Web3 startup. They developed the brand story and communication guide. Then, they helped to create the brand book, including the logo, typography, colors, and more.

    “Their creativity was their strongest point. We really liked the boldness in their design.”

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  • 6
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    Branding company Make Us Care was established in 2020. Their small team is located in London, United Kingdom; Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom and Glasgow, United Kingdom and provides branding, advertising, social media marketing, and video production.

    Clients

    • Nimble
    • Help Me Angela
    • Koru Kids
    • Airhead

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A childcare company partnered with Make Us Care in order to help in producing a shoot, design assets, and launch their new campaign with the goal of hiring more staff. 

    "Their commitment to getting things over the line in a short space of time was impressive."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    the tree is a content marketing agency located in London. They also offer social media marketing and web design services to clients of all sizes, ranging from small businesses to enterprises. Founded in 2014, the team of fewer than 30 employees targets their B2B services to clients in the business services, information technology, and hospitality and leisure industries.

    Clients

    • Just Eat
    • Ticketmaster
    • Arup
    • Anglo American

    Industries

    Notable Project

    the tree created a microsite based on a report to make the data comprehensible to a wide audience for a specialist recruiting company. They repurposed the report’s content to expand upon the initial print version. The microsite improved the data’s accessibility and facilitated a 40% year-over-year increase in traffic.

    "By incorporating interactive elements into their work, they set themselves apart from others.” – Communications Manager, Specialist Recruiting Company

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  • 8
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Located in Chelmsford, UK, Absolute Digital Media is a digital marketing agency that was established in 2008. With about 30 employees, Absolute Digital Media specializes in SEO, PPC, social media, content marketing and web design.

    Clients

    • Uncle Buck
    • EF Medispa
    • Longevita Hair Transplant
    • National Autistic Society

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Absolute Digital Media provided performance marketing services to a travel firm. The main task on the project was SEO, which was performed using backlinking and optimized content strategy to boost site rankings. Absolute Digital provides monthly site performance audits, performance consulting and other solutions. The client's web presence has considerably increased. 

    "They've [Absolute Digital Media] exceeded all of my expectations and their own initial projections. Our conversion rate has increased tenfold and our financial records show that our £300,000 investment has generated over £4 million." – CEO, Travel Insurance Firm

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

     Toast is a TV advertising and visual production agency based in London. Founded in 2002, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, video production, and media planning & buying.

    Clients

    • Morgan Stanley
    • Sanofi
    • Wayfair Furniture
    • Busuu Language Learning App

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Toast facilitated a webinar and provided promotional videos. They collaborated on all aspects of the project, managing attendees, working with internal and external speakers, and scripting video content. 

    "They went above and beyond to help us and to make the project work however they could." 

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Frank is a London-based creative agency. Founded in 2000, their team of approximately 400 employees also work from additional offices in Sydney and Manchester. Serving mostly enterprise-level clients, the team's specialty is experiential marketing, brand communications, and consumer PR.

    Clients

    • 20th Century Fox
    • Aldi
    • Burger King

    Notable Project

    Frank developed an in-app game for a fast-food restaurant. Working within a pre-existing platform, they worked with the client to create an entertaining product. The app enjoyed hundreds of thousands of downloads within a month or two of launch.

    "In the campaign period of 45 days we had more than 400,000 downloads. Our numbers increased hugely.

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  • 11
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Complex Creative (Formerly London Creative Designs) is a digital agency that was founded in 2013. Headquartered in London, their small team of 8 specializes in web development, branding, graphic design, and more. 

    Clients

    • Pirelli
    • Ministry of Defence
    • UNICEF
    • Britain's Next Top Model

    Notable Project

    A board game festival hired Complex Creative to develop a site with a booking system for the client's tournaments. The goal was to develop an attractive and engaging site for new customers.

    "Their creative approach and design sensibility were impressive."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Surrey, United Kingdom

    A video animation and production company based in London, Shoot You Video & Animation Production was founded in 2000. Their team of over 50 employees operates out of additional offices in New York City and Amsterdam, serving primarily midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Additional services include digital marketing and content marketing.

    Clients

    • J.P. Morgan
    • European Commission
    • BBC Studioworks
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Shoot You provided video production services for an iOS tech company, overseeing the entire pre- and post-production process. They worked with the client on everything from color to sound. 

    "They were able to catch on quickly and complete their tasks because of their openness and effective communication."

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    RevenueRush is a small web design agency founded in 2019. Their team specializes in web design, social media marketing, search engine optimization, advertising, and more. The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Helping to scale up a company, RevenueRush oversaw content creation and distribution of articles and graphics for a software development company.

    "We never had to wonder how our budget was being spent and what results were achieved."

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  • 14
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Southampton, United Kingdom

    Five by Five is a creative marketing and advertising agency based in Southampton, United Kingdom. Founded in 1979, they have about 70 employees that specialize in product launches. Their services include conventional advertising, digital strategy, branding, content marketing, and traditional PR.

    Clients

    • Activision
    • B&Q
    • Bacardi
    • NBN

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Five by Five assisted a DIY and hardware brand with a brand launch for their new smaller, urban stores. They developed a campaign that highlights the friendly and knowledgeable staff as well as the convenience of having access to home improvement equipment in a city environment. The campaign became part of the brand identity and remains central to the firm's marketing efforts.

     

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  • 15
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency is a design and branding agency that was founded in 2009 and is located in London. They have two employees specializing in high-quality branding and digital design for a range of companies, from startups to global enterprises. Services include brand strategy, art direction, marketing and communications, web design, content, video production, and photography.

    Clients

    • Westfield
    • Porsche
    • Oakley & F1

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ikon | Boutique Branding Agency delivered branding materials and other assets for a global commercial real estate company. They provided creative briefs, pitch decks, advertising copy, and literature for new clients. Using pitch decks from ikon, the client was able to secure multiple advantageous partnerships.

    “The workflow is always pretty seamless, they have worked well with me and my team. Due to their small size, they're able to respond quickly and are very flexible.” – Media Director, Real Estate Company

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  • 16
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Frodsham, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2011, LMNts Marketing is a freelancer based in Frodsham, United Kingdom. They provide marketing strategy, advertising, and branding services to clients. 

    Clients

    • RepairMyPC
    • Indigo Counselling
    • AJ AquaJet
    • Perfect Imbalance

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LMNts Marketing rebranded an e-commerce site and provides ongoing SEO services for a building supplies company. The team created a new logo, graphics, and branding. They also set up social media campaigns.

    "I would not recommend any other marketing agency or web designer, but LMNts impressed me with their professionalism."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Regital is a programmatic marketing specialist company based in Manchester, U.K. The company, founded in 2011, has around 30 employees and provides advertising, mobile & app marketing, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, business services, and media industries.

    Clients

    • Gymshark
    • Hoover
    • Aldi
    • Yale

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A digital marketing agency hired Regital to assist with its programmatic marketing campaign by handling its paid programmatic display advertisement efforts, influencing the timing of the competition's ads on T.V., and provided some custom persona work. The engagement allowed the agency to cut down its customer lead price by half.

    "They stayed on top of everything and kept the project moving." - Managing Partner, Digital Marketing Agency

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency is a creative digital agency based in London operated by a team of less than 50 people. Since 2013, they have provided solutions in web design, digital strategy, and advertising. They also offer branding services with a focus on corporate identity, brand messaging, and brand strategy.

    Clients

    • Penguin Books & Jamie Oliver
    • Matchroom
    • British Red Cross
    • Penhaligon's

    Industries

    Notable Project

    KOTA consolidated three separate sites under one brand for a private travel designer. The new site featured an updated logo, blogging functions, and the ability to print branded and unbranded information.

    “They were clearly empathetic to our needs and how we wanted to position ourselves.”

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  • 19
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Rugby, United Kingdom

    UP Hotel Agency is an advertising company. They are based in Rugby, United Kingdom and have a small team. Their services include advertising, ux/ui design, search engine optimization, web design, and more. The company was launched in 2010.

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Petworth, United Kingdom

    HIKE Agency is an advertising company located in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2019, the small team focuses on advertising, email marketing, pay per click, and search engine optimization.

    Clients

    • The Summerhill Group
    • Firezza
    • Haley Mclane Design
    • Gerry's

    Industries

    Notable Project

    HIKE Agency has provided social media marketing services for a luxury product online store. The team is responsible for creating the client's Instagram content.

    "I love their design skills and make my content ideas look so professional."

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  • 21
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Reward Agency is a digital marketing and branding agency based in Bolton, U.K. The agency, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides digital strategy, marketing strategy, PPC, SEO, social media marketing, advertising, branding, and conversion optimization services to various companies.

    Clients

    • AVIVA. Cushman & Wakefield
    • Champs Tea
    • Zalando
    • Dock10

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A product manufacturer hired Reward Agency for branding and e-commerce development. The team is tasked with creating logo designs and guidelines while helping create their site and social media platforms.

    "They are versatile and flexible and work with our changing business needs."

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  • 22
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

    One Base Media Ltd is a digital marketing and web design agency located in Westcliff on Sea, UK. Their team of over 10 serves small businesses in the advertising and business services industries. Additional services include content marketing, marketing and digital strategy, SEO, PPC, and graphic design. They were founded in 2012.

    Clients

    • Lifestyle Shutters & Blinds
    • Belson Opticians
    • TJ Hammond Transport
    • TJC Transport

    Industries

    Notable Project

    One Base Media redesigned a website for a commercial cleaning business. The team focused on optimizing content as well as revamping the site's frontend. Their work exceeded expectations.

    "I feel much more confident giving our website details as I know any potential client will be presented with a detailed and appealing website." — Partner, Commercial Cleaning Business

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  • 23
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Solihull, United Kingdom

    Jask Creative is a full-service creative marketing agency based in Solihull, U.K. The agency, founded in 2002, has a team of more than 25 that provides, among others, branding, SEO, and web design services to various companies and institutions.  

    Clients

    • Professional Services Clients include Quilter
    • Bibby Financial Services
    • Unity Trust Bank
    • Barker Brettell and The Chartered Insurance Institute. Sports Clients include Umbro

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Jask Creative is developing digital marketing strategies for a ceramic manufacturer. The external team provides services on brochures, web developments, product labels, ads, PPC and SEO, and more. 

    "They give me the confidence to be able to treat them as an extension of the Marketing Department."

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  • 25
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    The Graphic Design House is a design agency based in Portsmouth, U.K. The agency, founded in 2004, has a team of more than 15 that provides graphic design, branding, print design, advertising, and web design services. The Graphic Design House serves companies, organizations, and institutions in the education, nonprofit, arts & entertainment, business services, and legal sectors. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A local city council hired The Graphic Design House to design and print their two new publications to promote theater shows and a festival. The Graphic Design House worked closely with the council on the design, content, proofing, and publications. They patiently worked on the project even when a major redesign was made because of outside influences. The publications received very positive feedback from staff and customers and helped increase ticket sales.

    "Amendments were often turned around the same day. We were also very impressed with the design concepts and how the original brief was interpreted." - Marketing Business Partner, Local City Council

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chester, United Kingdom

    Video production company Tricks Studio was established in 2018. Their small team is in Chester, United Kingdom. Tricks Studio offers video production, advertising, and graphic design.

    Clients

    • AstraZeneca
    • Searchability
    • solidcore

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An advisory firm hired Tricks Studio to do a rebranding project. They created an 80-page brand book with a brand voice, a logo, color scheme, brand tone and use, and ways to communicate in the marketplace.

    “They got to know us very well, and they invested time, effort, and energy to help us problem-solve.”

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  • 27
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    The Little Wild Ones is a London-based animation and motion design studio founded in 2019 with more than two employees. They specialize in content marketing, social media marketing, and video production for small businesses.

    Clients

    • Tiger Heart
    • BlueStacks

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Little Wild Ones provided virtual reality services for an innovation agency. The agency had a client that needed a VR solution. The Little Wild Ones provided a solution for the project and the agency enjoyed working together on it.

    “They’re very clear and don’t use a lot of jargon. We always know where we stand and how to move forward.” - Founder, Innovation Agency

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Aberdeen City, United Kingdom

    Based in Los Angeles, Dunclyde is a branding and web agency with a small team of 2. Since 2018, they've specialized in branding, web design, digital strategy, and more for a variety of clients. 

    Clients

    • GOMO
    • Woodfired Pizza
    • Roots

    Notable Project

    Dunclyde developed a website for a B2B telecommunications company. The team built the site from scratch and created a modern new design, as well as providing marketing materials. 

    “Dunclyde’s creativity and the ideas behind their designs were really impressive.”

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Greater, United Kingdom

    EPAM Systems is a software development, design and consulting company with their global headquarters in Newtown, Pa. They also has offices in Bellevue, Wash.; Boston; Conshohocken, Pa.; Los Angeles; New York; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Ottawa; Toronto; Guadalajara, Mexico; Vienna; Sofia; Prague; Paris; Sydney; Shanghai; Guangzhou; Hong Kong; Dubai; and multiple offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Armenia. Founded in 1993, they have 36,568 employees specializing in product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design for Fortune 1000 companies.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    EPAM Systems developed a trading app to make money. They supplied two developers.

    "I appreciated their sense of responsibility."

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  • 30
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • High Wycombe, United Kingdom

    Leadhook Media is an email marketing company established in 2018. The small Medford, Massachusetts-based team provides email marketing, advertising, direct marketing, and conversion optimization.

    Notable Project

    Leadhook Media executed and managed email marketing campaigns for an e-commerce company. They audited the client's current email workflows and devised a strategy to maximize the value of each campaign.

    "They quickly identified the opportunities and wrote copy that resonated perfectly with our audience."

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