Decision details

Decision details

BT’s Proposal to Remove 80 Payphones across Central Bedfordshire

Decision Maker: EXECUTIVE

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive will be asked to consider the results of the Council’s consultation on BT’s proposal to remove 80 payphones across Central Bedfordshire and make its Second decision on which phones it supports being removed and which phones should remain.


1.      That the Second Decision, which is to object to 37 payphones being removed and to agree to the removal of 43 payphones, as set out in Appendix 2 to the report, be approved.       

2.      That BT be reminded of their duty under the Equality Act 2010 to ensure that services are accessible and that it is not indirectly discriminating against the disabled or elderly by removing these payphones.     

3.      That BT be informed of any specific requests and suggestions received as part of the consultation regarding the future/alternative use of payphone kiosks.

Report author: Sarah Hughes

Publication date: 12/01/2017

Date of decision: 10/01/2017

Decided at meeting: 10/01/2017 - EXECUTIVE

Effective from: 20/01/2017

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