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Draft decision for the removal of public call boxes

First Notification:

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

Draft decision by Castle Point Borough 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. Castle Point Borough 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 Castle Point Borough Council’s reasons for making, the draft decision is set out in the Schedule to this Notification.
  4. Castle Point Borough 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, Castle Point Borough Council has considered and acted in accordance with the six community requirements in section 4 of the Act.  
  6. Representations may be made Castle Point Borough Council about the draft decision by 5pm on 28th September 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.

 

Schedule

Draft decision by Castle Point Borough 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’).

Call box's affected

 

Telephone Number

Address

Post Code

Average number of calls a month

 

1

01268684419

Adj. 162 Long Road

Canvey

SS8 0JP

8

No overriding need for the retention of the PCB on demographic grounds.

Not located in accident blackspot.

Limited Use.

Good mobile phone coverage.

 

2

01702556068

O/S 244 London Road, Hadleigh

SS7 2DE

19

No overriding need for the retention of the PCB on demographic grounds.

Not located in accident blackspot.

Limited Use.

Good mobile phone coverage.