Phone box has new life as library


BBC News – Phone box has new life as library

A resident dreamed up the idea when the village lost its phone box and mobile library in quick succession.  Westbury-sub-Mendip Parish Council bought the phone box from BT in a national scheme for a token £1.

BT has received 770 applications for communities to ‘adopt a kiosk’, and so far 350 boxes have been handed over to parish councils.  Phone boxes have been turned into art installations, a shower and even a public toilet.

Not to mention a well-known time machine.

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