Phone Box Thursday: Front Street, Tynemouth

I have a few pictures of this phone box, which I consider one of my ‘local’ red phone boxes as I can get there on the Metro; Newcastle itself doesn’t have any red phone boxes (other than the mystery derelict one in Gosforth that I have never managed to find), but there are plenty in other areas of Tyneside and Wearside.  The first photo I have of it was taken by my dad when my parents were out exploring the area on their first visit to see us here:

Red phone box
Red phone box, Front Street, Tynemouth, 2nd May 2015.

(Coordinates 55°01’75.1″N, 1°42’47.0″W.)

The phone box has since been taken over by BT’s Adopt-a-Kiosk scheme, and is now an art installation.  Good to see it getting some love.

Update February 2022: coordinates added.  This box was still standing as of April 2018 – hope to visit it again soon!  (Updated post here.)

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