Our Out-of-Home advertising funds free Wi-Fi, green roofs and green walls, air quality sensors, charging points, communication channels, apprenticeship schemes, free phone-calls, art galleries on the street, tree-planting, footfall counters, help for local entrepreneurs and more.


This is our 'Giving Back' story, that began in 1964 when our founder invented the concept of providing  bus shelters paid for by advertising.

Paying back

Did you know that nearly 50p in every pound spent on Out-of-Home goes back into the community? Out-of-Home pays back and funds public services for good. 


Defibrillator in London
An innovative range of street furniture meets the latest digital advertising tech - and can be used by the public to save lives.*


So far, the 180+ defibrillators  been used over 500+ times in 16 cities, thanks to a unique partnership with the Community Heartbeat Trust.


  • Find out more about about our defibrillators and why Alex in our Operations team is so proud to be installing them.

Wi-Fi launch in Manchester
The top hat box above digital 6-sheet units provide new services.  In Manchester, ad sites have free Wi-Fi and footfall sensors to help pedestrian planning, with the option for air quality sensors.


In Manchester, our advertising supports tree planting, the Mayor’s charity and an environmental education programme through Hubbub.


Portrait of Britain on bus shelter in London's King's Cross.
The JCDecaux Community Channel gives access to the power of the public screen for non-profit organisations and local communities.  
The channel has helped to find missing people,  showcased diverse young creatives’ work, supported LGBTQIA+ initiatives and celebrated diversity with the Portrait of Britain photographic exhibition.


JCDecaux Community Channel

*Our Communication Hubs are operated by Infocus Public Networks Limited which is a wholly owned subsidiary of JCDecaux UK Limited

Thought leadership

We work with partners to create thought-leading reports about how OOH gives back. 

Find out more about a specific area of our sustainability commitments.