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BT consultation on the removal of phone boxes

Start Date

Thursday, November 24, 2016

End Date

Friday, January 6, 2017

Consultation purpose

BT has written to Mid Sussex District Council to inform of its intention to remove a number of public telephone boxes from the area. It is seeking to remove these due to poor usage and BT has placed posters in the phone boxes inviting residents to contact the council if they have any comments on the proposed removal.

BT has identified 48 kiosks for removal. These are:

Location

No. Calls in last 12 months

Opposite No. 11 Cuckfield Road, Hurstpierpoint`

0

Outside No. 23 Willow Way Hurstpierpoint

0

Outside No. 144 High Street Hurstpierpoint

6

PCO The Street Albourne Hassocks

1

Outside No.59 College Lane Hurstpierpoint

1

Outside No. 15 Oakhurst Hassocks

2

Next to telephone exchange Weald Close Hurstpierpoint

4

O/S No. 15 Keymer Road Hassocks

221

Opposite No.30 London Road Hassocks

0

JCN with Heronyte Drive Lewes Road East Grinstead

14

JCN Lingfield Road Hermitage Road East Grinstead

11

JCN with Mill Way Dunnings Road East Grinstead

37

JCN with London Road Newlands Crescent East Grinstead

8

JCN with Garden Wood Road Brooklands Way East Grinstead

0

JCN with Garden Wood Road Crossways Avenue East Grinstead

0

Post Office Turners Hill Road Crawley Down

0

Worth Priory Paddockhurst Road Turners Hill

0

Opposite Highcroft Road Station Road Sharpthorne

10

Broadfield Eastate Broadfield West Hoathly

5

Car park Parish Hall High Street Handcross

17

JCN Covert Mead Nr Royal Oak Horsham Handcross

1

JCN Ardingly Road Chapelfields Cuckfield

22

O/s No.420 Gravelye Lane Franklands Village Haywards Heath

4

Outside No.64 Wivelsfield Road Haywards Heath

5

O/s Broad Street Post Office Cuckfield

49

Layby O/S St Johns Church Deaks Lane Ansty

0

O/s Telephone Exchange The Street Warninglid

5

Opp JCT Jeremys Lane Colwood Lane Bolney

0

O/S Beech Hurst Gardens Butlers Green Road Haywards Heath

0

Opposite No.2 Tichborne Cotts Scaynes Hill Road Lindfield

0

Opposite The Sub Post Office The Broadway Balcombe

18

Opposite Station Nr Old Inn Studio London Road Balcombe

0

Outside of Telephone Exch. Clearwater Lane Lewes Road Scaynes Hill

130

Outside of 16 Blackhouse Lane Burgess Hill

1

Junction of Freeks Lane/Leyland Leylands Road Burgess Hill

11

Adj to Manor Court Flats Valebridge Road Burgess Hill

0

O/S 99A Royal George Road Burgess Hill

103

Outside No. 84 Potters Lane Burgess Hill

2

O/S No.45 Maple Drive Burgess Hill

0

O/S No. 91 West Street Burgess Hill

35

O/S Bolney Telephone Exchange The Street Bolney

4

Nr Shanghai Brasserie London Road Hickstead Haywards Heath

2

Outside Hammingden Farm Hammingden Lane Ardingly

0

ADJ Abergavenny Bld Showground Selsfield Road Ardignly

18

Roadside Café Layby London Road Pycecombe Brighton

0

O/S Pycombe Saddlery/House London Road Pyecombe Brighton

1

O/S No.3 Brewery Cottages The Street Poynings

0

The council will respond to the consultation and is inviting feedback from residents on the proposals to remove these phone boxes.

If you would like to comment, please email comms@midsussex.gov.uk to let the council know your views. Please provide details of the phone kiosk that you are commenting on and the reasons why you would like to see the phone box removed or retained no later than Friday 6 January 2017. 

It is also possible for community groups to apply to adopt a telephone kiosk for an alternative (non-telephone) use. If this is something you would be interested in, please let us know via the email address above by Friday 6 January 2017.

Contact

Communications Team

Telephone

Email

comms@midsussex.gov.uk

Service Area

Communications

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