Residents stick up giant post-it note against new digital billboards

On Saturday 18th July 2020, Adblock Bristol and local residents staged a community demonstration and stunt to protest against two huge digital advertising screens being erected on Bath Road, Totterdown. A Bristol City Council planning committee refused permission for one screen and imposed restrictions on the other. However, the multi-billion Euro global advertising giant JCDecaux…Continue reading Residents stick up giant post-it note against new digital billboards

Digital billboard proposed facing M32

Update: 30th June 2020After 45 objections from the public were received, Bristol City Council have rejected this application. The Notice of Decision states the reasons for refusal were: Harm to amenity.By virtue of increased brightness, prominence, viewing range and resulting increased commercial awareness, the proposed digital advertising display would be harmful to local amenity. This…Continue reading Digital billboard proposed facing M32

The electricity cost of digital adverts

Adblock Bristol have been researching the energy waste associated with digital advertising developments. digital Bus stop “6 sheet” adverts After an application to install a double-sided digital advert screen in Central Bristol, we discovered that the unit would use more electricity to power for a full year than 4 homes! Not only is this development…Continue reading The electricity cost of digital adverts