The Best Ad and Marketing Companies in London

Looking for a top advertising agency in London?

Businesses looking to develop a relationship with media outlets should consider working with an advertising agency. Beyond increasing visibility, top agencies are a gateway to a variety of crucial resources, including researchers, designers, SEO/PPC experts, and social media managers.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top advertising and marketing companies in London. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best London Ad and Marketing Companies

  • 1

    Rhapsody

    Rhapsody is a digital marketing company based in London, with offices in Madrid and Warsaw, Poland. The company, founded in 1980, has more than 100 employees and provides digital strategy, mobile & app marketing, web design, and web development services to various companies.

    Notable Project

    A food community platform hired Rhapsody to help them make their content be more visible on the internet. As part of the engagement, Rhapsody produced a digital magazine fo the platform. They provided a full range of services to produce the magazine, including design, content creation, and production. Rhapsody has been producing quality content and meeting tight deadlines in this ongoing engagement.

    "The quality of design and delivery is excellent. The way the content is orchestrated and written is amazing." - Co-Founder, Food Community Platform

    Former clients
    Spotify
    Huawei
    Facebook
    Mastercard
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Five by Five

    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.

    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.

     

    Former clients
    Activision
    Lenovo
    Patrón
    Adidas
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Absolute Digital Media

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Pitney Bowes
    Ladbrokes
    Santa Fe Group
    National Childbirth Trust
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    RAR Digital Search Award

  • 4

    Toast

     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.

    Notable Project

    Toast provided a software company with their video production services. They produced 5 animated videos used online and at events and arranged facility availability, royalty acquisition, and voice talent. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “We’ve received very high praise from people that we value. Investors and attendees at conferences have remarked about the quality of the videos. Our sales team expects top quality, and they have said that they are proud to stand in front of these videos.” – Head of Marketing and Communications, Software Company 

    Former clients
    Morgan Stanley
    Ancestry.com
    Cancer Research UK
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Wildish & Co.

    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. 

    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. partnered with a social change platform to design a website for their company. They providing the client with branding, design, development, and launch support for the site. The launch was successful and the client’s objectives were met. 

    “I was impressed by their desire and willingness to deliver a great outcome for their clients! They're super creative while also being very client driven and responsive. They have a great energy and clearly really enjoy their work and their team collaboration.” – Founder, Social Change Platform

    Former clients
    Mercedes-Benz
    Nestle
    MTV
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    18 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Favoured

    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.

    Notable Project

    Favoured was subcontracted by an obstacle event company to create digital campaigns in an effort to boost their online presence. Favoured first assessed the best paths to take, then started working on the campaigns, constantly holding meetings every week with the company. ROI has increased by 25% and Favoured now has ownership of all campaigns for the company.

    "I was very impressed by their 'tech stack'. Novel use of systems and platforms working in sync with each other to create automated yet personalised messaging, with vast scope and far greater results than we've seen through more traditional means. The senior level of contact, and out of normal hours attention is also a complete revelation." - Director, Obstacle Course Company

    Former clients
    Elvie
    The Run To
    Grace & Green
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Our Own Brand

    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. 

    Notable Project

    Our Own Brand provided branding services for a development agency. They delivered brand guidelines for many things including imagery, typography and social media presence. The work showed a clear understanding of the business and was comprehensive. 

    "Our Own Brand delivered some of the most comprehensive brand guidelines we have encountered." – Founder, Development Agency

    Former clients
    BMG
    Hackett
    GSK
    Johnson's
    Shred-it
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Frank

    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.

    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.

    Former clients
    20th Century Fox
    Aldi
    Burger King
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    UK Agency Awards, 2019 PR Agency of the Year , PRCA Grand Prix Award 2019, Public Sector: Campaign of the Year, Finalist , The Drum PR Awards 2019, Most Effective Use of Earned Media, Finalist

  • 9

    the tree

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Amazon
    Just Eat
    IG Markets
    Rosetta Stone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    UK Digital Growth Awards 2019 , UK Social Media Communications Awards 2019 , UK Agency Awards

  • 10

    ikon | Boutique Branding & Creative Agency

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Westfield
    Porsche
    Oakley
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Appetite Creative Solutions

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

    Former clients
    Starbucks
    Bacardi
    Coca Cola
    Tetra Pak
    Audi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    21 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards Best Digital Advertising Campaign (2017), Awwwards Nominee (2017) , Awwwards Nominee (2017)

  • 12

    EPAM Systems

    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.

    Notable Project

    EPAM Systems developed a trading app to make money for an IT services company. They supplied two developers for the project and delivered high-quality work at a competitive price. 

    “I appreciated their sense of responsibility. Nice work for a fixed price.” – CEO, IT Services Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10,000+ Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    Crowd

    Crowd is a global communications and design agency headquartered in San Francisco with multiple locations in the United States, Toronto, Shenzhen, London, and Dubai. The 30-person team offers comprehensive communication and marketing capabilities, including full-service web design and social media campaigns. Clients of Crowd vary widely in terms of industry and scale, demonstrating the small firm's versatility in providing digital solutions.  

    Notable Project

    An upscale shopping center and hotel development in San Francisco used Crowd to develop a marketing strategy for leasing units and attracting specific kinds of tenants. The development firm behind the complex employed the whole array of Crowd's services, including web design, physical advertisements and signage, and social media presence. The development has since confirmed several high profile individuals will be bringing restaurants and storefronts to the location when it opens.

    " Their level of sophistication in terms of design profile is strong, and it’s definitely a distinctive factor about Crowd, compared to other designers and agencies I’ve worked with in the past. They have a good sense for sorting through the clutter and figuring out what’s right for my project. " - Director of Marketing, San Francisco commercial development

    Former clients
    Dubai Airports
    Razor
    Kenwood
    France
    Sichuan Province
    Plastic Oceans Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 RAR Awards Finalist , winner of three W3 Awards for Design

  • 14

    KOTA

    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.

    Notable Project

    KOTA - Creative Digital Agency built an e-commerce site for a fashion retailer. The website was to be built from scratch, following the ideas and suggestions of the retailer. The entire project ran smoothly without any real problems, and the retailer was satisfied with KOTA - Creative Digital Agency's work.

    "A lot of companies are not transparent about deadlines and promise unrealistic timelines. With Kota, they're honest and always looking to do what's best for the client." - Owner, Fashion Retailer

    Former clients
    Jamie Oliver VEG
    British Red Cross
    Design4Retail
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Complex Creative

    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. 

    Notable Project

    London Creative Designs created a platform for a horse racing blog. The blog was built on Wordpress with several pages. Initial users have been impressed by the blog's creativity and functionality.

    "Their communication was excellent throughout."–Journalist, Horse Racing Blog

    Former clients
    Gin Punch
    Asoni Haus
    Igerit
    Floating Castle Films
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    ExpandX Marketing & Web

    ExpandX Marketing & Web is a digital marketing agency and web solutions provider headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria. It also has locations in London and Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 2015, has a team of 6 people, and provides digital strategy, marketing strategy, and social media marketing for mostly mid-market and small businesses in the business services, consumer products & services, and health care & medical services industries. 
     

    Notable Project

    ExpandX developed a website and created branding and marketing material for an IT systems company. The company created an appealing and interactive website for the client that included an easy-to-use admin panel and was optimized for SEO. Additionally, the company generated new branding and marketing strategies for the client. ExpandX’s services improved search rankings, the visibility of the client’s brand ambassador program, and the client’s overall visibility.

    “They advised us and offered the most up-to-date solutions in web design, content marketing, web development, and digital marketing. This further increased our satisfaction with their work.” – Marketing Manager, IT Systems Company

    Former clients
    Best Western Hotels
    OSM International Group (Italy)
    Telelink Services Group (Bulgaria)
    Spaces Property Group (UK)
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Hieker

    Hieker is a global digital marketing and business development company founded in Mumbai, India in 2015. With over 50 members, they offer advertising, e-commerce development, and PPC solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses.

    Notable Project

    Hieker provided digital marketing solutions for an architectural and structural consultancy. The goal was to build a country-wide identity for the consultancy. Hieker has increased the consultancy’s revenue by 370%.

    “I was blown away by the creatives and marketing strategies for our newly constructed real estate mega-project.” - Managing Director, Architectural and Structural Consultancy

    Former clients
    Airbnb
    Shopify
    Vodafone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Illuminate

    Founded in 2014, Illuminate is a creative agency with headquarters in London. Their small team of about 10 specializes in web design, SEO, advertising, and more. Illuminate works with companies across a variety of industries including retail, consumer products, and arts & entertainment.

    Notable Project

    Illuminate planned and implemented an advertising campaign for a luxury watchmaker. Their scope included content creation, social media management, paid search, and more. Since working with Illuminate, the watchmaker's social media following skyrocketed to over 10,000.

    "Their general knowledge base and familiarity with the paid platforms that we use is impressive."–Digital Marketing Executive, Luxury Watchmaker

    Former clients
    WAX London
    Land Rover
    ocado
    Genting Casinos
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Sharpn Marketing Inc.

    Sharpn Marketing Inc. provides advertising, digital strategy, and social media, content, and email marketing services. They're based in Bel Air, Md. and primarily work with small and medium-sized businesses in the e-commerce, advertising, and business services industries. 

    Notable Project

    Sharpn Marketing Inc. provided email marketing and lead generation services to a baby boutique. Their work helped grow the client's email list by almost 60,000 addresses. 

    "Their knowledge, great communication, and flexibility were impressive." – Co-Founder, Retailer 

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    LTHL WPN.

    LTHL WPN. is a media production company founded in 2018. They are based in London and they have a team of around 5 employees. Their services mainly include advertising, video production, and broadcast video for primarily small and midmarket businesses. 

    Notable Project

    LTHL WPN. created an explainer video for a digital retail solution. They collaborated on the script, arranged voiceovers, and managed pre- and post-production needs. The final product has proven crucial for the client and can be used for investment purposes. 

    "They were able to drive our idea and remind me of what we were trying to achieve." – COO, Digital Retail Solution

    Former clients
    Right Guard
    Uber
    ASOS
    Sook
    Stand Up To Cancer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Bloom

    Bloom is a marketing agency based in London. The agency, founded in 2017, has a team of around ten that provides branding, content marketing, social media marketing, graphic design, advertising, and event marketing & planning. Bloom serves small companies in the business services, automotive, e-commerce, and retail industries.

    Notable Project

    A public safety solutions company hired Bloom to provide branding and marketing services. Bloom handled strategic planning, content creation for social media, press releases, co-ordination with our PR team, media planning and buying, all based on the research they conducted on the company's product. They also analyzed the company's sales pipeline and procedures to find ways of streamlining the company's processes and maximize sales and revenue opportunities. The engagement enabled the company to be more confident in its brand and positioning, as well as work more smoothly and efficiently.

    "The workflow between us and Bloom has been so good, we try to make it as good between us and our clients!" - Co-Founder & CEO, Public Safety Solutions Company

    Former clients
    Havn powered by Jaguar Land Rover
    Rosecut Technologies
    Juro
    Collective Benefits
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Make Agency

    Make Agency is a digital agency in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2013, they have about 18 employees that serve small-business, midmarket, and enterprise clients in the healthcare, financial, and business sectors. Services include marketing strategy, web design, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Make Agency handled web development efforts for a brand content media company. Their team built several websites as well as provided design and videography services. The deliverables increased sales and traffic. 

    "It’s clear that they understood our business very quickly and were invested in our success." –Director, Brand Content Media Company

    Former clients
    Racing Post
    Xapo
    Nordcloud
    Envision Virgin Racing
    Neat Commerce
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 23

    The Little Wild Ones

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Tiger Heart
    BlueStacks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Lawtz Design Group

    Lawtz Design Group is a design firm based in Ogwell, England, and founded in 2011. With more than two experts, they offer graphic design, branding, and print design solutions to small businesses in the fields of media, real estate, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Lawtz Design Group provided marketing services for a commercial property estate agency. The agency wanted to improve their overall brand awareness. Lawtz Design Group’s work with the agency has been met with positive feedback from the clients.

    “Simon (Project Manager) is easy to communicate with.” - Director & Owner, Commercial Property Estate Agency

    Former clients
    Eden Renewables
    SFW Communications
    Doha English Speaking School
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    6Minded

    Founded in 2013, 6Minded is a marketing and advertising agency that offers content marketing, digital strategy, and marketing strategy services to their mid-market and enterprise clients in the business services, IT, and healthcare industries. Their 50 employees are based out of offices in Chicago and Krakow.

    Notable Project

    6Minded recently worked on an advertising campaign for a revenue enablement partner. They rebranded a site and migrated the existing content for that client.

    “Despite a very tight timeline, our new website was published on time. The website will be a huge impact for future business opportunities.” — Executive Assistant, Revenue Enablement Partner

     

    Former clients
    Roughguides.com
    Docplanner.com
    Diamonds.net
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    I Pro Digital Marketing

    Founded in 2018, I Pro Digital Marketing is a digital advertising agency based in London. They have additional offices in Berlin and Seattle, Wash. They provide advertising, PPC, and social media marketing services to small and medium-sized businesses. 

    Notable Project

    I Pro Digital Marketing ran a campaign for an e-commerce website that sells sunglasses and frames. Their work included running ads on Google, Facebook, and Instagram. As a result of the engagement, the client saw a 51% increase in revenue. 

    "I will certainly engage with this company again for any advertising or marketing needs that we have in the future." – CEO, Online Sunglasses and Frames Seller 

    Former clients
    Bet Club
    Mr Criciman
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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