Phone boxes under threat in BT cull

BT has earmarked 30 phone boxes in Lancaster district for removal after they said they were underused.

Friday, 4th November 2016, 9:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:52 pm
BT are planning to get rid of 30 phone boxes in the Lancaster district.

Here is a list of the 30 kiosks, where they are and the number of calls made in the last 12 months: adjacent to sub-post office, Main Street Wray (4); adjacent to Castle Hotel, Main Street, Hornby (37); gable end of sub-post office, Arkholme (0); nr Smithy Cottages, Melling Road, Wennington (0); forecourt of village hall, Main Street, Whittington (2); outside no 3, Low Lane, leck, Carnforth (0); adj to barn opposite Highwayman, Burrow, Carnforth (1) ; adj to telephone exchange, Tunstall, Carnforth (0); junction Ridge Lea hospital, Stone Row Head, Lancaster (0); junction of Pemberton Drive, Low Lane, Morecambe (18); junction of Lathom Avenue, Lancaster Road, Morecambe (0); adj new house Scale Farm Road, Brennand Close, Lancaster (0); junction Dee Road, Ryelands road, Lancaster (0); junction of Crag Road, Crag Foot, Warton (0); junction of Elsmslack Lane Cove Road, Silverdale (67); junction of ParkRoad/Ford Lane, Silverdale (5); junction of Prince Avenue, Kellet Road, Carnforth (2); opposite no 1, Dykes Lane, Yealand Conyers (0); adjacent to Shovel Inn car park, Main Street, Warton (0); junction of St Nicholas Lane, Hawthorn Road, Bolton-le-Sands (15); The Green (adj Green Close), Over Kellet, (32); junction Hazelmount Drive, Wartn Road, Carnforth (25); outside new health centre, Hornby Road, Caton (176); adj layby Manor brickworks, Hornby Road, Claughton (2); across from 11 Silverdale Road, yealand Redmayne (1); 1across Mill Cottage , Lower Lea, Abbeystead (0); entrance to sports field, Main Street, Cockerham (19); opposite no 1 Corless Cottages, Dolphinholme (1); outside no 2, Marsh Close, Cockerham (0); layby adj Postern Gate Lodge, Quernmore (0); outside 69 Bowerham Road, Lancaster (114); junction Bowerham Road, St Oswald Street, Lancaster (69); junction of Oxcliffe Road, Kingsway, Heysham (120 ) junction of Trumacar Lane, Combermere Road, Heysham (190); opposite the village store, Carr Lane, Middleton, (2); junction of Chapel View, Main Street, Overton (5).

BT has urged residents to email their concerns to [email protected] or write to BT Payphones, 4th Floor Monument TE, 11 – 13 Great Tower Street, London, EC3R 5AQ.