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  • Advertising/Creative
  • Integrated marketing
  • Media planning & buying

About

Unusually, we're a creative & media company.
We blend creativity, technology and media to help brands walk through walls.
We're part of MSQ, the fastest growing independent group in the UK.
In 2018 we were Oystercatchers Small Agency of the Year and we're the current Financial Services Forum Marketing Effectiveness Agency of the Year.
When you find the gate, you can walk through walls.



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BUM'S THE WORD (redefining a category)

By The Gate

Behaving like a challenger to grow the category and protect No.1 status.

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'THRIVE': BRINGING A PURPOSE TO LIFE (Creative/ Media/ Fluent Device)

By The Gate

How we brought Close Brothers' purpose to life in a distinctive way to ensure it stands out from the sea of financial services sameness.

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NOBODY IS NORMAL (confronting an issue head on)

By The Gate

Young people were struggling to cope. Insecurities rampant, self-esteem low. But they weren’t turning to Childline. There was a perception from young people that Childline did not see things from their point of view.

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ANIMALS, ARCHETYPES & ACQUISITION (creative/media)

By The Gate

This campaign brings together two universal truths - that we all have anxieties about money and that we all have certain animal characteristics - to stand-out from the sea of sameness and drive acquisition.

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LOCKED DOWN AND OUT (raising funds & awareness)

By The Gate

Raising awareness and funds for the LGBT Foundation to help the increased numbers of people in the LGBTQ community suffering abuse during lockdown. “A masterclass in how to create a campaign on a very sensitive topic” PR Week, Creative Hot Pick.

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TRAVEL FREE-RANGE (Creative/ Media/ Fluent Device)

By The Gate

How we marshalled all available resources to combat being out spent 24 to 1.

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