stunning publications, creative advertisements, exceptional print, databases, websites, mobile apps, funding schemes


At Burrows, we've been helping our clients, publish, promote and advertise for over 100 years.

With decades of experience in print, internet, data and advertising services, we are able to deliver exceptional standards of design technology, project management and customer service.

We offer a range of exciting fully funded publishing and marketing services to major public and private organisations throughout the UK – primarily government bodies, local authorities, NHS Trusts and trade associations.

Our comprehensive service encompasses all elements of printed and electronic publishing. We provide a wide range of services including design and print, data management, advertising sales, market research, website design and production, software development and sponsorship.

Burrows Communications was founded in 1901 by an outstanding artist, copperplate engraver and writer, Edward J Burrow. His finest legacy is the publishing firm that still bears his name. Mr Burrow ensured that his books were of the highest quality, for people from all walks of life to enjoy. These same values are the basis for Burrows Communications’ extensive range of products and client services today.

Our Services

We offer a range of exciting fully funded publishing and marketing services to major public and private organisations throughout the UK – primarily government bodies, local authorities, NHS Trusts and trade associations.

FUNDED PUBLISHING

We have published Official Guides and Directories for almost every major town, city and county in England, Scotland and Wales. In all formats; print, online and digital versions so they are accessible for all.

The whole process from start to finish can be completely project managed by Burrows, without the need for any client resources or expense.

DESIGN

Our designers are highly skilled professionals whom take great pride in their work, so whether they are designing your advert or whole publication you can be assured of their dedication for producing a first class product time and time again.

Our comprehensive design service is fully included for both clients publishing a project with us and for associated advertisers.

ADVERTISING

We have both internal and external sales teams, so can deploy the most appropriate solution for your project. We offer advertising opportunities across most of our printed and internet media.

Our artwork design service is included in the cost of your advertising space. Our team of skilled graphic designers are here to create your vision and deliver your message.

COPY WRITTING & EDITING

Our in-house copy writting and editing personnel can help you with a range of tasks from copywriting your advert or editorial, to help on structuring your content, sourcing information and images or editing and collating your information. Our proof-readers have a passion for quality control.

PRINT & DISTRIBUTION

When it comes to printing, we can offer advice on all aspects of print and production, from paper stock, special finishes, print quality to distrution plans.

We choose only environmentally friendly and compliant printing processes.

DATABASE SERVICES

We offer specialist data services to cleanse, update and manage both business and personal data.

Our clients typically use our data services for internet business databases, trade databases and membership databases.

FUNDING & REVENUE GENERATION

Burrows shareholders are more than aware of the financial contraints and cost saving mandates that Councils, Government bodies, NHS are under.

With this in mind they have created the EGI Fund, to assist you create much needed revenue.

WEBSITE DESIGN

Our web design and production services draw upon our expertise across both established and cutting edge technologies. We provide a straightforward jargon-free approach to designing and deploying a website.

ITSLOCAL

On a local basis we work with councils, chambers of commerce and LEPs helping them to deliver business support, marketing and promotional benefits to local businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs

Its Local is a platform designed by Burrows Communications Ltd and now has over 70 Local Authorities nationally using this service.

Our Work

Some of our 100s of titles and artwork produced every year!

Burrows are a pleasure to work with as they go out of their way to achieve what you ask of them, rather than providing a one size fits all approach. We have found the new Its Local Service has boosted our knowledge on businesses operating locally and allowed us to engage far more widely with the business community than we were before we developed the service locally. We are also hopeful it is doing the same things for businesses and consumers locally, and the early evidence suggest it is doing so." 
Matt Peachy, Economic Development Manager , Oxford City Council

Oxford

Business & Investment Guide

Swansea Business & Investment Guide

English, Welsh & Mandarin versions
Cllr Stewart Said: By showing key decision-makers in China the exciting future Swansea has in store, it will help attract Chinese investment because major companies there will want to be part of an unfolding regeneration story that also includes the £1.3b City Deal, with the City Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project - a world first - now with the UK Government for approval as well...

Source: http://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/37860/Sharing-Swanseas-regeneration-story-to-attract-Chinese-investment

They offered some fantastic suggestions for the layout and finish of the brochure; specifically to have it printed on heavier stock, with a silky-matte finish. Consequently, the end product exudes quality and elegance and represents the high level of service we provide our couples.
I would not hesitate to recommend Burrows to other registration services. - Samantha Corbett, Superintendent Registrar

Rutland

Ceremony Guide


directories

We specialise in database engineering, internet directories and marketing services within the business to business marketplace.

Supporting start-ups and SMEs

On a local basis we work with councils, chambers of commerce and LEPs helping them to deliver business support, marketing and promotional benefits to local businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs

Fully managed and maintained services

We will design and build your business database according to your information and deployment requirements. We will contact all of the businesses, collect, verify and enhance the data, set up data maintenance systems and then publish through five different internet directory services.

Low resource, low management, big benefits

Enjoy the benefits of access to a fully managed, maintained and up-to-date local business database while local companies enjoy the free advertising and promotion that they are receiving in your name.

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you.

Cantium House
Railway Approach
Wallington
Surrey SM6 0DZ

020 8773 3000