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
Our short election briefing for candidates in the Bristol City Council elections and Bristol Mayoral elections is available here below.
This page sets out what extra information about which policies are available to local authorities for addressing the harms caused by outdoor advertising. It is intended as a supplement to the material set out in these shorter Briefings for Candidates. Briefing for Election Candidates nationwideBriefing for Election Candidates in Bristol only Firstly, we establish some…Continue reading Supplementary information for advertising policies
At its Cabinet meeting on 9th March 2021, Bristol City Council adopted a new Advertising and Sponsorship Policy which will apply to adverts under the Council’s direct control, including bus stop screens and billboards on Council land. It includes a ban on ads for junk food, alcohol, gambling, payday loans and adverts in parks. Local…Continue reading City council takes first step in tackling toxic ads
Bedminster Business Improvement District opposition to billboards The Bedminster BID represents over 350 businesses in the BS3 area of Bristol. Our aim is to support and champion the traders to better amplify their businesses but also the community they sit within. This local community, and its relationship with its highstreet, is one of the factors…Continue reading Bedminster Business Improvement District