A photo taken from a low angle shows a billboard decorated with artwork of children playing in a park. To the right of the image person is seen installing the artwork and behind them is a ladder propped against the billboard.

Levelling up consultation: let’s help all neighbourhoods be ad-free, not just the privileged ones

The government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda is all about addressing injustices and imbalances between communities across the UK. We know that outdoor advertising deepens inequalities. Its negative impacts are felt most by people and communities who are more vulnerable, and our emerging research indicates that outdoor advertising is concentrated in less affluent areas. But the planning…Continue reading Levelling up consultation: let’s help all neighbourhoods be ad-free, not just the privileged ones

Digital billboard proposed for Albert Road junction

Here is a summary of what happened with this proposed application. It was considered by Planning Committee on 10th June 2020. Officers voted to defer this decision and asked Council planning officers to research the statistical impact on accidents by existing billboard screens in Bristol. It was considered again by Planning Committee on 8th July…Continue reading Digital billboard proposed for Albert Road junction

Digital billboard application for St Anne’s junction

Update 14th July 2020. The planning Inspectorate has upheld the refusal. However, this was only on the grounds of road safety, not amenity. Update 20th April 2020. The applicant has appealed this refusal. Update 17th December 2019. This application has been refused by Bristol City Council on the grounds of road safety and amentiy. Thank…Continue reading Digital billboard application for St Anne’s junction