An image of Cardiff Castle (Castell Caerdydd) on a sunny day

Success for ‘ethical advertising’ in Cardiff

Back in November 2022, we wrote up details of a meeting held between volunteers from Adblock Cardiff, supported by our friends at Adfree Cities, and Cardiff Council’s cabinet member for strategic planning. We had requested the meeting with Cllr. Dan De’ath to set out our case for why unnecessary, wasteful and environmentally-damaging public advertising should…Continue reading Success for ‘ethical advertising’ in Cardiff

Could Cardiff have ad free streets?

Today saw the UK media engage in their annual round of sycophancy about the John LewisChristmas advert, providing plenty of free publicity into the bargain which was obviously theretailer’s intent. But in a corner of Wales, something very interesting was happening to resistthe endless tide of corporate advertising. Volunteers from Adblock Cardiff, supported by our…Continue reading Could Cardiff have ad free streets?

Adblock Cardiff

Adblock Cardiff is a campaign to reclaim public space from corporate advertising, for the benefit of citizens and visitors to the capital city of Wales. They have been running since February 2019. The group also work on the negative aspects of advertising on our cities, the environment, and the health and wellbeing of our communities….Continue reading Adblock Cardiff