A street scene with a man in a hat standing next to two policemen in uniform all looking at a digital billboard with their backs to the camera. The text on the billboard reads 'ads seen here help fund local services'

“Platform for Good”? Major ad company Clear Channel’s ads reported to advertising regulator

Major advertising company Clear Channel UK, whose expanding billboard empire promotes harmful adverts and impacts the environment, is claiming to be a “Platform for Good” in a series of adverts that also make the claims “Ads seen here help fund local services” and “Powered by renewable energy”. …Continue reading “Platform for Good”? Major ad company Clear Channel’s ads reported to advertising regulator

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…

London Victoria in line for huge ad screen influx

Ad company JCDecaux have applied to put up 42 new digital advertising screens in the listed Victoria station building. One of the screens is an absolute juggernaut at 13m wide! Together, the screens would require the same electricity as 97 average UK homes (*see calculations below). Update: We have written a joint letter from Adfree…Continue reading London Victoria in line for huge ad screen influx