The Famous Piccadilly Billboards Are Back And Glowing

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The iconic Piccadilly Circus billboards are, once again, bombarding the retinas of London’s tourists with deliciously vivid commercials, 283 days after they were turned off.

Piccadilly Circus has been adorned with brightly-lit signs since 1908. [Photo: David Lucas]

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199 years later, the junction now boasts a single super high-definition LED screen, which was being tested last week.

That means the display can now show pretty full-screen videos and animations.

Photo:  @heather.vogel89
Guy Parsons

Guy Parsons

Guy is the editor-in-chief of Secret London. He likes running, cover versions and scotch.