Lancashire's largest independent advertising & marketing agency…

…now in the South West

What we do

We specialise in providing engaging, entertaining, relevant and shareable solutions. Forget the usual agency clichés, we’re pretty awesome at...

  • 3D & CGI

    Whether it is a single image of a new house extension, or a several minute long animation complete with voice over, whatever the size and scope of your budget, we can supply you the resources to make you ideas come to life.

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  • Advertising

    Advertising is still one of the most effective methods of relaying your message and it is buried deep in the foundations of everything we do; it is where we started four decades ago and, thanks to the excellent reputation we have built ourselves, it is where we have continued to grow.

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  • Design & Print

    Our talented team of designers will be busy creating mind-blowing and seamless concepts, whilst our skilled print-room team make use of our state of the art printers and routers to produce quality end products, from pocket-sized brochures to large-scale signage.

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  • Digital

    Digital marketing is a highly measurable and interactive strategy that has become an essential tool for businesses to reach and convert leads.

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  • Exhibitions

    With our exhibition stands, you can promote and inspire your consumers to use your services, and with us behind the construction, you will stand out against your competition!

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  • Illustration

    Creating illustration solutions for advertising and publishing – whether it is the visualisation of an abstract concept or the quirky character that brings a product to life – can be the perfect answer to a wide variety of communication problems.

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  • PPC / AdWords

    We have Google AdWords Certified Professionals who will work with you to create compelling and effective online advertising campaigns, maximising your ROI. We produce analytical reports that will provide insights to traffic sources, how visitors behave on your site, and goals that you can measure.

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  • Signage

    Let’s get you turning heads! Create more brand awareness for your company with our effective range of signage solutions. Signage is the most efficient way to show the outside world who you are and the services you provide.

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Our work

Here is a small selection of our current and past client work. If you would like to see more about the work that we have produced, please click on a campaign below.

Latest News

How do I grow my social media presence?

May 22, 2017

Life was very different back in 1978 when we founded Heckford Advertising. Ties were wide, suits were sharp, and people actually stopped to take a lunch hour.


High-Five Friday – The Psychology of Colours In Branding

May 19, 2017

One of the most important considerations for a business is the colour or colours they use to identify their brand.


High-Five Friday: The Five Most Tweeted Foods

May 12, 2017

This week a teenager, who asked American fast food chain Wendy’s for free chicken nuggets, is now the author of the MOST retweeted tweet of all time. Knocking Ellen DeGeneres’ famous selfie, taken backstage at the Oscars in 2014, from the top spot, the young man’s tweet simply read: “HELP ME. A


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Our clients

That’s why big brand names such as Tomy, Stagecoach, Principal Hotels, Wade Ceramics, Lutron, Mitsubishi Electronics and many more, all trust us to deliver. Some of our other clients include:

  • Aston Martin
  • wainhomes
  • vimto
  • mini
  • lcc
  • Blackpool County Council
  • Tomy
  • Galliford Try
We'd love to work with you...

Our industry specialists are always ready to hear from you so why not get in touch with us today and see what we can do for you and your business. Don't take our word for it though, see what some of our clients have said about us...

We absolutely love the work that Heckford has created for us...

Over the past 38 years, we have had the pleasure of working with a high number of clients across a wide variety of sectors from Automotive, Healthcare and professional services, right the way through to Education, Construction and Retail.

Get in touch to discuss your next project:
 01772 88 44 44