LONDON - Wyndeham Group announces today that it has been awarded Immediate Media Co’s London-based titles including the UK’s biggest magazine, Radio Times, BBC Top Gear Magazine, BBC Good Food Magazine, BBC Gardeners’ World and a portfolio of leading children’s titles.
The titles will be produced across Wyndeham Group’s three large web offset sites: Roche, Peterborough and Southernprint; with Radio Times and other weekly titles being produced at Peterborough. The perfect-bound and children’s titles will be produced largely at Roche and Southernprint.
Paul Utting, Chief Executive of Wyndeham Group, says: “We are delighted that Immediate has decided to place its confidence in us to produce this prestigious portfolio of work – including some of the best-loved brands on the UK newsstand. Immediate is an exciting, growing business with a focus on the potential of print. And as a printer with an ongoing growth strategy we believe that there is an excellent fit between our businesses.
“With flexible working arrangements in place at our factories we are able to quickly provide a robust plan for all of Immediate’s London titles and we look forward to a positive and mutually beneficial relationship moving forward.”
Immediate Production Director Mal Skelton says: “I’m very pleased to have agreed this contract with Wyndeham. After reviewing our business requirements, their offer was clearly the most effective at meeting our needs and I’m looking forward to working with the Wyndeham team in the coming months and years.”