Council Responds To BT Proposals To Remove Telephone Boxes

Friday, 22 August 2008
Following close partnership working and feedback from Town and Parish Councils, Dover District Council has responded to a BT consultation, and objected to the removal of 18 telephone boxes across the district.

This includes objections to the removal of nine red phone boxes on grounds including heritage and service to the community. BT is proposing to remove 21 phone boxes in the district.

Dover District Council has considered all comments from Town and Parish Councils against Ofcom's criteria of location/housing, mobile reception and number of calls made at each phone box.

The locations of the telephone boxes are:

The Street, Preston, Canterbury
The Street, East Stourmouth, Canterbury (no objection to removal)
Padbrook Lane, Preston, Canterbury (red phone box)
West Stourmouth, Canterbury (red phone box)
Mongeham Rd, Great Mongeham, Deal
The Street, Northbourne, Deal (red phone box)
St Martins Rd, Deal
Strakers Hill, East Studdal, Dover
Dover Rd, Sandwich (no objection to removal)
Burgess Green, Hacklinge, Deal (no objection to removal)
Mill Green, Eastry, Sandwich
Circular Rd, Betteshanger, Deal (red phone box)
Guilton, Ash, Canterbury
London Rd, Temple Ewell, Dover
Crabble Hill, Dover
Barfrestone, Dover (red phone box)
Siberts Close, Shepherdswell, Dover (red phone box)
Chillenden, Canterbury (red phone box)
Frogham, Dover (red phone box)
Reach Rd, St Margarets At Cliffe, Dover (red phone box)
Station Rd, Martin Mill, Dover

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