48 sheet poster

Dominating your area with 48 sheet poster advertising

What is a 48 sheet poster?

A 48 sheet poster is 20ft x 10ft in size. It is the most popular large out of home advertising format which is favoured by national brands and local companies, Due to the sheer size of the 48 sheet spec it has a high impact and can be seen from extended distances.

They are generally found near roadsides, High traffic count areas, Main arterial roads and highly populated areas.


Amplify Outdoor’s portfolio of 48 sheets along the South can put your brand and business in the heart of Towns, Cities and Counties.  It gives you a cost effective coverage throughout a large area.

Posters are the most traditional and oldest form of advertising around, they dominate and still popular today for a very good reason – they work and engage a massive audience.

48 sheet outdoor advertising examples


48 sheet spec and size

  • 48 sheet poster size – 3048mm x 6096mm.
  • Safe copy area of 2748mm x 5796mm must be observed.
  • Files supplied as a high-resolution pdf.
  • Artwork set to 25% of full size.
  • Colours should be CMYK.
  • Use vector text so that it is crisp when scaled up for printing.
  • The recommended size of images should be a minimum of 300 dpi.

You can download the 48 sheet spec sheet here

If you have any questions about the 48 sheet spec, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team.

48 sheet poster advertising costs are often perceived as an expensive format to invest in. Local businesses often feel it’s only accessible to big, national brands.

This couldn’t be further from the truth and now is the time for businesses of all sizes to utilise the 48 sheet poster spec due to the cost now being within reach.

The cost of a 48 sheet billboard is around £350+vat for a two week period but we do offer great discounts for longer term and multiple locations bookings.

How much does a 48 sheet poster cost compared to other forms of advertising?

Local newspapers – One page for one day – £500

Radio – between £1400-£5000 per month

Online advertising – Between £1000-£3000 for 100,000 impressions

1 x 48 sheet (20ft x 10ft) for a 2 week period with over 1.2 million vehicles driving past your advert –£350+vat

Want to know more about the 48 sheet poster spec and posters within your area? Please feel free to get in touch with us today

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