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Removal of a public phone box in Newington

By Mrs Wendy Licence Newington Parish Council

Thursday, 22 October 2020


Newington Parish Council Contributor


Swale Borough Council is currently running a consultation on behalf of BT who is proposing to decommission the phone box in Newington. The pay phone is located adjacent to The Bull Bus Layby, A2, at the High Street, Newington, Sittingbourne, ME9 7JP.

Swale Borough Council is requesting your views on BT’s proposed removal of a public pay phone and the consultation closes on Wednesday 4 November, 2020.

BT has reported that the pay phone has had been used an average of 2 times each month during the last year. They have argued that the payphone has not been used enough and they are proposing that it be removed. To make sure that the local community are fully informed, they have placed a consultation notice on the box.

Taking part

To take part in this consultation, you’ll need to send Swale Borough Council your comments no later than Wednesday 4 November 2020.

You can email your comments to [email protected].

Alternatively you can write to:

Economic Development
Swale Borough Council
Swale House
East Street
ME10 3HT

Contact Information

Mrs Wendy Licence

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Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7JR