Archant is one of the UK's largest independently-owned regional
media businesses. It is a community media company active in
the fields of regional newspapers, magazines and websites,
specialist and customer publishing, contract printing event management, digital publishing and related activities. All its publications
serve clearly defined communities, often based around locations
or interest groups.
Archant can trace its roots back over 165 years and today
remains one of the country’s largest independent media
businesses. As a private company it employs 1850 people
right across England. Its head office is in Norwich and
has an annual turnover of £142 million.
Archant produces four daily regional newspapers and
around 50 weekly titles with a combined circulation of 1.7
million copies every week. It is a UK top seven regional
Archant also owns three magazine companies, which between
them produce around 80 magazines. Archant
Specialist is the consumer magazine publishing division.
Archant Life produces a
growing number of county lifestyle magazine titles. Archant
Dialogue is the contract and customer publishing arm
of the group.
Archant also publishes around 200 websites and digital products as well as running events, exhibitions and awards.
The Archant Print division
has its main printing facilities at Norwich where it prints the majority of the group’s newspaper titles
and offers a contract print service.