BT Kiosk consultation

Name BT Kiosk consultation
Description Draft decision in response to a proposal by British Telecommunications plc for the removal of public call boxes pursuant to Part 2 of the Schedule to a Direction published by Ofcom on 14 March 2006 (‘the Direction’).
Start date 10/6/2020
Closing date 11/5/2020

How to comment

Comments and questions should be emailed to: duty.communities@scambs.gov.uk.

First Notification

Notification under section 49(4) of the Communications Act 2003

Draft decision by South Cambridgeshire District Council in response to a proposal by British Telecommunications plc for the removal of public call boxes pursuant to Part 2 of the Schedule to a Direction published by Ofcom on 14 March 2006 (‘the Direction’).

  1. South Cambridgeshire District Council, in accordance with section 49(4) of the Communications Act 2003 (‘the Act’), hereby make the following draft decision in response to a proposal by British Telecommunications plc for the removal of public call boxes pursuant to Part 2 of the Direction.
  2. The draft decision is set out in the Schedule to this Notification.
  3. The effect of, and South Cambridgeshire District Council’s reasons for making, the draft decision is set out in the Schedule to this Notification.
  4. South Cambridgeshire District Council consider that the draft decision complies with the requirements of sections 45 to 50 of the Act, as appropriate and relevant to the proposal.
  5. In making the draft decision, South Cambridgeshire District Council has considered and acted in accordance with the six community requirements in section 4 of the Act.
  6. Representations may be made to South Cambridgeshire District Council about the draft decision by midnight on 6 November 2020.
  7. A copy of this Notification has been sent to the Secretary of State in accordance with section 50(1)(b) of the Act.
  8. The Schedule to this Notification shall form part of this Notification.

Jeff Membery (Head of Service, Transformation, South Cambridgeshire District Council) 

1 October 2020

Schedule

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Number

Telephone number

Location

Decision

(Agree/

Adopt/

Object)

Reason(s)

1

01954267201

Near Parish

Notice

Board

Smith

Street

Elsworth

Cambridge

CB23 4HY

Object

There is no other emergency phone near the location. Mobile reception in the area is poor for all major providers.

2

01767631296

Junction B1042

High Street

Tadlow

Royston

SG8 0EJ

Adopt

Please contact Chair of the Parish Clerk (PC): tadlowparish@btinternet.com. The Parish Clerk would like to use the kiosk to house a defibrillator.

3

01767650262

Hatley Street

George

Sandy

SG19 3HP

Object

While mobile reception in the area is good for all major providers, 27.2% of the population are aged 65 plus years old and the parish council believes the phone should be kept for emergency use. Some of the elderly in the area do not have mobile phones and whose who do would have no viable backup should they not be able to use their phones.

4

01767650348

Near

Gamglingay

East

Hatley

Sandy

SG19 3HZ

Object

While mobile reception in the area is good for all major providers, 27.2% of the population are aged 65 plus years old and the parish council believes the phone should be kept for emergency use.  Some  of the elderly in the area do not have mobile phones and whose who do would have no viable backup should they not be able to use their phones.

5

01223262649

Junction at The

Green

Field Road

Kingston

Cambridge

CB23 2NQ

Adopt

Please contact Peter Stokes, Parish Clerk:

kingstonpc.cambridge@gmail.com

6

01223262420

Harlton

Road

Little

Eversden

Cambridge

CB23 1HD

Object

18.3% of the population are 65 years plus years of age.  This is already an emergency calls only box as it will not accept any cash or cards.

7

01223870785

Station

Road

Foxton

Cambridge

CB22 6SD

Object

While mobile reception in the area is good for all major providers, the location is known to be near a slight accident black spot.  This is the nearest kiosk to the level crossing and there are no other emergency phones near this location.

8

01223842022

Opposite Post

Office

High Green

Great

Shelford

Cambridge

CB22 5EG

Object

While mobile reception in the area is good for all major providers, the location is known to be near an accident black spot and there are no other emergency phones near location.

9

01223420439

Junction at Coles Road

Cambridge

Road Milton

Cambridge

CB24 6AW

Adopt

Please contact Sarah Corder, Parish Clerk: clerk@miltonvillage.org.uk

 

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