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Proposals to remove payphones

Residents have an opportunity to comment on proposals by British Telecom (BT) to remove 32 payphones from various locations in West Oxfordshire.

BT is carrying out a consultation and West Oxfordshire District Council has been asked to comment on the proposals.

The Council would like to hear the views of Town and Parish Councils and residents who live near to any payphone which could potentially be removed. Feedback will help the Council to formulate its response to the proposals. Residents are asked to submit their comments by July 20th 2008.

BT has informed the Council it is considering these proposals because of the extensive coverage of home landline and mobile phone services, and low usage of public payphones in these areas.

Residents can fill out an online comment form on the Councilís website, www.westoxon.gov.uk.

Alternatively, they can send their comments to: BT Payphones Consultation, Rural Development, West Oxfordshire District Council, Woodgreen, Witney, OX28 1NB, or telephone the Councilís Rural Development team on 01993 861483.

Residents are asked to state the location of the payphone they are commenting about, and to give reasons for support or objection to its removal.

A full list of the locations of payphones which could be affected is shown below. Further details are available at www.westoxon.gov.uk


Address:

Payphone 2, Pco, Enstone Road, Heythrop
Phonecard, Pco, Hailey Road, Chipping Norton
Payphone 2, Pco1, Churchill Road, Kingham
Payphone 2, Pco, Hastings Hill, Churchill
Payphone 2, Pco, Chastleton
Payphone 2, Pco, Chilson
Payphone 2, Pco, Main Street, Little Tew
Payphone 2, Pco, Ditchley Road, Charlbury
Pco, The Green, Cassington
Payphone 2, Pco, Middle Barton
1pco, Witney Road, Ducklington
Phonecard, Pco, Hailey Road, Witney
Payphone 2, Pco, Grove Road, Bladon
Payphone 2, Pco, Chapel Hill, Wootton by Woodstock
Payphone 2, Pco, Glympton
Payphone 2, Pco, Swinbrook
Phonecard, Pco, High Street, Shipton-u-Wychwood
Payphone 2, Pco, Church Street, Fifield
Payphone 2, Pco, Idbury
Payphone 2, Pco, The Leys, Lyneham
Payphone 2, Pco, Swinbrook Road, Carterton
Payphone 2, Pco, Lower End, Alvescot
Payphone 2, Pco, Shilton
Payphone 2, Pco, Brize Norton,
Payphone 2, Pco, Carr Avenue, Carterton
Payphone 2, Pco, Bampton
Phonecard, Pco, New Yatt, Witney
Pco, Well Hill, Finstock
Pco1, Asthall Leigh
Payphone 2, Pco, Main Road, Long Hanborough
Phonecard, Pco, Common Road, North Leigh
Pco, Wroslyn Road, Freeland

Posted : 16/06/2008 11:10:02

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