Repurposing the red phone box

I remember the red phone boxes when growing up. They’ve all but disappeared from the streets of the United Kingdom. Those that remain though, have sometimes been turned into something special. Something different. Something that the local community needs.

We have one in Stratton. It’s been turned into a kind of book library, though in the last few months it seems a little bit ‘disowned’:

There are others like this around the country too.

In Crieff, Perthshire one has been turned into a village larder to help out anyone that might need it:


In some cases they’ve been repurposed to house defibrillators (in fact there are more than 3000). They’ve been turned into bars like this one. Whatever they might be, next time you see one, have a look… you might be surprised by what you find!

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