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West Midlands dials up more than 450 phone box 'adoptions' as world's smallest night club makes it 5,000 in the UK

West Midlands dials up more than 450 phone box 'adoptions' as world's smallest night club makes it 5,000 in the UK

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2018 16:44 BST

Today we're celebrating BT's payphone adoption scheme passing the 5,000 mark. There are around 455 adopted phone boxes across the West Midlands, including more than 80 in Staffordshire, over 90 in Warwickshire, 70 in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, 72 in Herefordshire and 123 in Worcestershire. The scheme was launched to help communities wanting to preserve a much-loved, little-used landmark.

Phone box returns as BT answers call from Market Harborough

Phone box returns as BT answers call from Market Harborough

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2018 17:03 GMT

A historic red telephone box is back on Market Harborough’s High Street. The red kiosk, outside property consultants Fisher German, was taken away last year as part of a nationwide programme to remove underused public telephones.

UK's 3,000th adopted red phone box given a new life-saving future

UK's 3,000th adopted red phone box given a new life-saving future

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2016 11:49 BST

A red phone box in a picturesque Cumbrian village is set to become a life-saver after marking a major milestone in BT’s Adopt a Kiosk programme.