It’s that time of year again…Bright billboards are coming to town…

…AND WE NEED YOUR HELP TO OBJECT! In principle, Lambeth Council should refuse the recent application for a “large” digital screen on 34 Queenstown Road (ref 22/03939/ADV) based on their Local Plan, but lately they seem to forget (or ignore) principles, so we think it’s better to be ad-safe than sorry. In their laughable application…Continue reading It’s that time of year again…Bright billboards are coming to town…

Adblock Lambeth stage Brixton ad cover-up

Main photo: Camille Aboudaram Adblock Lambeth were joined by members of Fossil Free London, XR Lambeth, Adfree Cities, Adblock Hackney and the Stop Shopping activist community choir on Saturday 29th October as we staged an advertising cover-up on a busy Brixton street corner. The choir performed rousing anti-advertising songs while Reverend Billy (the anti-consumerist preacher…Continue reading Adblock Lambeth stage Brixton ad cover-up

Supporting the European Campaign to Ban Aviation Advertising

The eagle eyed amongst you may have seen some interesting eye candy pop across the UK the past week. Predominantly – but not limited to – posters protesting the use of fossil fuels and calling for the banning of fossil fuel advertising. If you have been lucky enough to have seen one of the beauties,…Continue reading Supporting the European Campaign to Ban Aviation Advertising

BT plan to cover Lambeth in even more corporate advertising – help us fightback!

BT have submitted planning applications for 16 new ‘street hubs ’across Lambeth. We’ve blogged about these kinds of proposals before, and it is clear these ‘hubs ’would be little more than glorified advertising monoliths, insultingly dressed up as public services. With applications already submitted by JCDecaux for a set of similar units and Clear Channel’s…Continue reading BT plan to cover Lambeth in even more corporate advertising – help us fightback!

Adblock Lambeth to fight back against advertising infestation

In December last year we blogged about plans to introduce 24 freestanding digital billboards across Lambeth. As the council had already signed a contract for the boards, there was a good chance they would go ahead, and the boards are now starting to receive planning permission. To rub salt in the wounds, BT are now…Continue reading Adblock Lambeth to fight back against advertising infestation