Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Phone Box removal

BT have published a list of boxes in The National Park which they would like to remove due to minimal use.
This is not surprising as even the minimal upkeep they get must be costly.
Obvious many of these including Westerdale are in areas with limited if any mobile cover, but nonetheless they clearly are hardly ever used as people make calls from where there is a signal.

It's not difficult to imagine problems here in snowy conditions - when you have to gain considerable altitude to be able to make a call!
 List of boxes to be removed - PDF

NYMNP are inviting comments until 30th November

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