Citywide BT Payphone Consultation – draft SCC decision for consultation (First Notification), December 2020

Closed 22 Jan 2021

Opened 23 Dec 2020

Feedback updated 28 Jan 2021

We asked

We initially consulted on BT’s proposal to remove 25 payphones in the Sheffield Area from 5 November to 16 December 2020.  A further consultation was then undertaken from 23 December 2020 to 22 January 2021 on a ‘First Notification’ draft decision.

You said

We received five comments on the initial consultation and two comments on the ‘First Notification’ draft decision.

We did

We have now issued a ‘Final Notification’ which is our final decision on whether to object or consent to the removal of the payphone equipment at the 25 proposed locations across the city.

A copy of the final notification can be seen below.

Results updated 28 Jan 2021

After considering the comments from this consultation, we have now sent our Final Decision to the Secretary of State and BT.  Please see attached the Final Notification for details.

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Overview

BT is proposing to remove 25 payphones in the Sheffield area.

Why we are consulting

Consultations on the proposal have been carried out by BT and us. 

We are now consulting on the “First Notification”. This is our draft decision on whether to object or consent to the removal of the payphone equipment at the 25 proposed locations across the city.

Please see the First Notification for details which is showing below and is also attached as a separate downloadable file.

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What happens next

After considering the comments from this consultation, we will produce a Final Notification and issue it to the Secretary of State and BT.  We will then publish the Final Notification for information purposes.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Anyone from any background

Interests

  • Planning Policy Changes and Consultation