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Final decision on Knollbeck Lane telephone box

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

Draft decision by Rotherham Metropolitan 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. On 26 February 2016 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, in accordance with section 49(4) of the Communications Act 2003 (’the Act’), issued a notification setting out its 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 (‘the First Notification’).
  2. A copy of the First Notification was sent to the Secretary of State in accordance with section 50(1)(b) of the Act.
  3. In the First Notification, Rotherham metropolitan Borough Council invited Representations about the draft decision by midnight on 28th March 2016.
  4. Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has considered every representation about the draft decision duly made to it and Ofcom has not notified Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council of any international obligation of the United Kingdom for this purpose.
  5. The decision is set out in the Schedule to this Notification.
  6. The effect of, and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council reasons for making, the decision is set out in the Schedule to this Notification.
  7. Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council considers that the decision complies with the requirements of sections 45 to 50 of the Act, as appropriate and relevant to the proposals.
  8. In making the decision, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has considered and acted in accordance with the six community requirements in section 4 of the Act.
  9. A copy of this Notification has been sent to the Secretary of State in accordance with section 50(1)(b) of the Act.
  10. The Schedule to this Notification shall form part of this Notification.

Paul Woodcock

A person authorised by Ofcom under paragraph 18 of the Schedule to the Office of Communications Act 2002

Schedule

Decision by Rotherham Metropolitan 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’).

Final decision by Rotherham MBC in response to a proposal by British Telecommunications plc for the removal of telephony services Telephone number Location Decision Reason
1 01226 755667 Telephone box at the junction of Knollbeck Lane and Knollbeck Avenue, Brampton S73 0TX Consent The Local Authority undertook public consultations on the proposal to close the public call box and no objections were received prior to making its final decision.

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