The Bradley O’Mahoney story unfolds over almost thirty years.

We launched in 1991 and have moulded and shaped our business over time, to suit our clients’ requirements. Our PR knowledge and passion for communications, teamed with an ability to continually generate fresh ideas and content, has helped us to build long-term relationships and an expansive network of contacts.

The experiences we have enjoyed, and challenges we have been presented, have helped us build a rich and varied portfolio of work across sectors including advanced manufacturing, construction, electronics, engineering and technology.

Visit The Library to read some of our clients’ stories.

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  • 1991

    The story begins when Bradley Associates was formed.

    Our first clients are Mono Containers, IBM, Ernst & Young and Hay & Kilner
    We’re based in Clayton Road West, Newcastle.

    In this year Julie Ann Gibson became the first woman to qualify as a pilot with the Royal Air Force

  • 1993

    Bradley Associates merges with Regent Public Relations and the Bradley O’Mahoney Public Relations brand is born.

    In this year, Oprah’s interview with Michael Jackson is the most watched interview ever in the history of television

  • 1994

    We move to an office on Jesmond Road West, Newcastle upon Tyne.

    Our clients include KLM, Marriott Hotels, Thistle Hotels, Egger UK, SCA Hygiene Products, Newcastle College, PB Power, Irwin Mitchell, NUFC, Durham County Council and the Home Office.

    In this year, the Wonderbra was invented

  • 2006

    Partner Tony Bradley becomes national President of Chartered Institute of Public Relations

    In this year, iTunes billionth song was downloaded. It was 'Speed of Sound' by Coldplay.

  • 2009

    Sarah joins the business.

    We relocate to Hoults Yard in Newcastle and we enter the Twittersphere! Our clients include Rio Tinto, Sanderson Weatherall, One North East, 2Touch, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, City of Sunderland College, NCFE, Bellway Homes, Arup, Hargreaves, Warburtons and Federal Signal.

    In this year, Barack Obama becomes President of the United States of America; he is the first African American to assume the role.

  • 2014

    We move into our current office at the Quadrus Centre, Boldon.

    In this year, Facebook makes its biggest acquisition to date, buying mobile messaging app WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion.

  • 2016

    We celebrate our company’s 25th anniversary.

    In this year, the UK voted to leave the European Union following a national referendum. The ‘Brexit’ process began after 51.9% of the voter turnout elected to leave and 48.1% voted to remain.

  • 2018

    We launch our new, refreshed website.

    Our recent clients include Hodgson Sayers, Technip, Park Electrical Distributors, Hyperdrive Innovation, Faltec, Newcastle City Council, Royal Quays Outlet Centre, Comau UK, Maersk, AkzoNobel, Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels, TT Electronics, Warmseal, Washington Direct Mail, Metnor Construction, UTS Group, Berger Closures UK, North East Automotive Alliance.

Meet our main characters

You may notice Sarah and Daniel share the same surname. That’s because they are family. Inspired by his obvious passion and enthusiasm for his work, Sarah followed her father, Daniel, into the world of PR. You could say the art of effective communication is in their genes.

"PR companies that can take technical issues and translate them into simple, easy-to-understand language are worth their weight in gold. Bradley O’Mahoney is one of the very few that can."
Rachel Wilkinson, PR and marketing manager, Park Electrical Distributors