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Original Police Box Plans

Started by theukarchivist, Aug 16, 2007, 02:30 am

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Sep 27, 2007, 06:38 pm #45 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 02:57 pm by scarfwearer
I've only just caught up with this thread (through long holidays and general off-line-ness). Many thanks for posting the police box details and I'd love more information about police posts PLEASE! as I've got one in the garden.
leonard cohen  1934-2016  standing by the window where the light is strong


Sep 27, 2007, 09:33 pm #46 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 02:57 pm by scarfwearer
I'd heard you had a police post, nice one.

Not jealous ( :'(much! :'().


Dec 11, 2007, 01:11 pm #47 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 02:57 pm by scarfwearer
Only just got back on the net after being months off it.

Noticed the original link to the Police Box plans now asks you to register, so stuff that - I've posted them again for hassle free download here :


Cut and paste to browser.

By the way, is anyone currently building one from these plans?


Dec 11, 2007, 04:43 pm #48 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 02:57 pm by scarfwearer
I think Sorvan is basing his build fom the traditional Police Box plans.  I could be wrong.
Bill "the Doctor" Rudloff


Aug 17, 2007, 06:57 pm #49 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 02:59 pm by scarfwearer
Pleased to know that the plans were useful.

Now, is anybody interested in Police Posts?

I also have exact plans and stacks of photos of ones that used to be in the City of London circa 1987.  The units were all removed by BT in 1988/89.  There's only the husk of one left standing between Blackfriars Bridge and Cleopatra's Needle, and possibly one round the back streets of Mansion House.  Even the one at Picadilly Circus - which was removed, repaired and replaced in the 90s - has gone.

The BBC - to my knowledge - don't own the copyright on these so it surely must be fair game for all for people to build their own Police Post.  Standing about 14" square and 7' tall, they'd make excellent wine cabinet/bureau/phone boxes for the dining rooms.


May 01, 2008, 06:16 am #50 Last Edit: Mar 21, 2010, 03:01 pm by scarfwearer
Thank you very much for these plans. Are you still going to do the police post?  Not hasseling, just interested. :)

Lots of Cheer - wkou