Despite the efforts of advertisers to cover Lawrence Hill in unwanted digital billboards, residents and councillors remain resolutely opposed. The community has been speaking out every time advertisers try and install a new intrusive screen in their neighbourhood – and it works! With your help we’ve successfully opposed seven applications for digital billboards in this…Continue reading Another digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill: object now!
The original article is published at the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. This article includes data for additional cities. The problem It is not hard to find reasons to dislike some forms of advertising. Among other things, advertising impacts communities by: Conveying sexist stereotypes, which likely increase body dissatisfaction, depression and lower self-esteem among the young public. Fueling social injustice by…Continue reading The environmental impacts of corporate advertising
The run up to the Bristol City Council and Mayoral elections on 6 May 2021 provide us with an opportunity to influence local policy and highlight the problems with outdoor advertising. If elected, the candidates you write to now could be running the city for the next 4 years, so getting them to make pledges…Continue reading Write to your Bristol election candidates
This is a list of outdoor advertising sites in Bristol that do not have planning permission. (Written March 2021) Bristol City Council planning department has said they do not have the resources to issue discontinuance notices against the landowners and companies. Lawrence Hill – opposite train station (more info here). Building opposite the Three Tuns…Continue reading Billboards without planning permission
The site used to have a paper billboard covering this vintage Whitbread sign. Billboard company Wildstone want to install a large digital advertising screen. Planning Reference: 21/00891/A | Upgrade existing 48-sheet advert to support digital poster. | 143 Lawrence Hill Bristol BS5 0BT You can log objections here on the Planning Portal at Bristol City Council:https://pa.bristol.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simpleThe closing date is…Continue reading Digital screen proposed for Lawrence Hill, Bristol