Adblock Hackney launched on International Anti-Advertising Day March 25th, with a digital ad cover-up and 100+ objections to new digital billboards! Read about the launch in these two articles in the Hackney Gazette: Anti-ad campaign takes over digital ad units in ShoreditchCover-up campaign: Action taken against Shoreditch digital ads and in EastLondonLines: “It’s reclaiming the…Continue reading Adblock Hackney launched. Get involved!
With local elections coming up on 5th May 2022, we have the perfect opportunity to get advertisements on the political agenda. Find out if there is a local election happening near you here. You can then contact your local political parties to get the contact details of all the candidates for the election or search…Continue reading Use local elections to get advertising on the political agenda!
Adblock Hackney launched on 25th March 2022 and are campaigning for a happier, healthier, more environmentally-friendly Hackney by tidying up the streets and removing visual pollution. Sign the petition against 9 new digital billboards in Shoreditch. Follow Adblock Hackney on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Latest Blog Posts
Beyond Consumerism: Reducing the Brain Pollution from AdvertisingNational Conference hosted by Adfree Cities & Badvertising 🗓️ Saturday 14th May 2022, 10am – 5pm📍 Conway Hall, LondonThis event has been and gone – thanks to all who came! Are there too many adverts everywhere you look, do they seem to follow you around? It’s not just…Continue reading Beyond Consumerism – Adfree Cities National Conference 2022
Do you remember when phone booths were a good public service and not just the defunct, piss-soaked sibling of the TARDIS? Since our almost cyborgian attachment to mobile phones, these retro red boxes have been disappearing from our streets; soon to be replaced with multifunctional, data farming surveillance slabs designed, run and installed by our…Continue reading JCDecaux’s “communication hubs” don’t fool us
Planning applications for 24 new freestanding illuminated billboards were submitted in one big corporate-colonial dump on Lambeth planning portal in November. Under the plans, these neo-modern monoliths will stand sentinel to the nightmare of want for miles of heavily-footed pavement across the borough. Picture Harrison Ford grimly pounding the streets of urban dystopia, haunted by…Continue reading 24 billboards – Blade Runner future threatens Lambeth