Why Adfree Cities?

Adfree Cities is a network of groups across the UK who are concerned about the impacts of corporate advertising on our health, wellbeing, environment, climate, communities and the local economy.

Problems with advertising

Check out our resources on advertising and the environment, gender and body image, mental health and the impact on local economies.


The latest news from Adfree Cities and local Adblock groups, including press releases, blog articles and appearances in the media.

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There are Adfree Cities groups around the UK. Find out how you can get involved or set up a new group near you.

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We're very happy to be featured in the excellent @PositiveNewsUK this month! @UrsMBB's article celebrates the potential to transform ad spaces in our cities - also feat @RisingArtAgency @badvertising11 @object_000 @AdblockBristol @AdblockNorwich https://www.positive.news/society/the-movement-to-reclaim-cities-from-ad-hoardings/

(drum roll) And... December's 'Badvert of the Month' award goes to 👉 @easyJet - for epic #climate trolling of future generations👇👇👇
@badvertising11 @fossilfreemedia @adfreecities @Greenpeace @FVReclame #banfossilads

@AccessZap @NikJohnsonCA @CamPubHealth @CambsPboroCA We would be very happy to help as we have already worked with @BristolCouncil and @NorwichCC to introduce similar policies alongside other ethical considerations around advertising on council ad sites - feel free to get in touch!

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