Leaflet & poster display

Direct Distribution is best known for thousands of racks & poster frames across Scotland displaying your print in prominent, attention grabbing locations. We can reach any combination of these sites by type, drive time, geographical area or demographic. We have over 5,000 outlets across Scotland and thousands more with our UK partners. Our vast network of display sites means we can tailor and build an impactful campaign. Sites include:


Gateway points & Travel hubs Scotland

  • Railway stations –we have displays in the ticket centres centres at Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley,
  • Motorway stops – great displays along the M74 and M8 including Roadchefs, BP and Happen service stop.
  • Bus Stations – from Edinburgh and St Andrews through to Ayr, Perth and Dundee.

Shopping centres and supermarkets

Top centres including Braehead, Buchanan and St Enochs in Glasgow; Princes Mall and the Centre Edinburgh; Stirling Thistle; Glenrothes Kingdom; Perth St Johns; Dundee Overgate & Wellgate; Inverness Eastgate.

Attractions and visitor centres

  • Edinburgh Castle – exclusive display at Scotland’s most iconic attraction.
  • Edinburgh top attractions – 26 outlets including Our Dymanic Earth, Royal; Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanics.
  • Glasgow top attractions – 23 great outlets ranging from Kelvingrove Art gallery and the Riverside Museum to GOMA and the Glasgow Science centre.
  • Attractions across Scotland – over 300 top attractions across Scotland’s ranging from Threave Gardens and Culzean Castle through to  Urquhart castle and Discovery point.

Arts and cultural venues

  • Top arts venues in Glasgow – 14 cultural venues in Glasgow, ranging from the Glasgow royal concert hall and the Tramway to Citizens and the Tron.
  • Top arts venues in Edinburgh – 10 arts venues from Edinburgh Filmhouse to the Usher
  • Arts venues across Scotland  - over 100 outlets across Scotland from the Byre theatre in St Andrews and the Gaiety in Ayr to Catstrand in Dumfriesshire and the DCA in Dundee


  • Top hotels Glasgow – 0ver 70 top hotels in Glasgow ranging from Express by Holiday inn’s and Best westerns to Hiltons and Ibis’s
  • Top hotels Edinburgh– 0ver 70 top hotels in Glasgow ranging from Express by Holiday inn’s and Best westerns to Hiltons and Apex
  • Hotel and accommodation outlets across Scotland – Over 3,000 outlets across Scotland ranging from Hotels and youth hostels to caravan&camping sites and guesthouses.

City sightseeing tour buses in Glasgow, Oban and Cowal
Leisure centres over 140 leisure & sport centres across Scotland
Information Centres – online stock ordering for icentres across Scotland
SECC and AECC  - top 2 exhibition centres in Scotland.
Urban sophisticates – independent shops, eat and drink outlets - Over 800 outlets across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness
Libraries and community centres - 500 outlets across Scotland.
Students – College building, halls of residences and unions across Scotland.


Prominent frames attached to the Direct Distribution racks and in key outlets with high footfall, these give premier exposure to your posters and are ideal for combining with rack distribution. The frames give guaranteed A3 display in over 500 in-demand outlets throughout Scotland. Locations include hotels, attractions, arts venues, city tour buses, shopping centres, etc.


Are you publishing a magazine? We can arrange drops in key outlets, cafes, bars and attractions etc. – we’ll devise the location plan, deliver and display the magazine prominently. All deliveries are signed for and photos are geo-tagged, Ask us for more details.


Can’t see anything that suits your needs? We can create whatever campaign you require. Just tell us the markets you want to target, the geographical area you wish to reach, ideas of the types of outlets to display your message, shelf life and budget. Our experienced team will listen carefully to your needs and plan a campaign using the full weight of our services to deliver maximum exposure. Examples include cycle shops for Loch Lomond National Parks, private art galleries in Edinburgh and community venues for the NHS.




Don't just take our word for it

“Direct Distribution has provided us with an excellent service helping us market our museums and events. They are friendly and responsive. They are also really flexible and can tailor campaigns to suit out requirements.”
Culture and Leisure Dundee

“For over 25 years, whether we have had to target tourists in Edinburgh, or contemporary art venues for the latest cutting edge exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Direct Distribution have delivered. I would recommend them for any form of poster and leaflet marketing.”
Glasgow Life