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

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