New, New TardisBuilders!
Started by robertpunk, Aug 28, 2009, 01:22 pm
Quote from: jaguwa68 on Apr 20, 2011, 05:25 amI also found this, which offers a bit more historical information, as well as a photo and a clue to the location of the third box. Interesting to note that this particular box was white, so if we assume this is the original intended colour, then it can only be in honour of the TARDIS that the council chose blue when restoring the Last of the Time Capsules!
Quote from: jaguwa68 on Apr 19, 2011, 05:52 amThis is amazing! Allt-yr-yn Road and only about 100 metres from my house!
Quote from: bfg1981 on Sep 21, 2015, 06:35 amIt's terribly faded now. I'll see if I can get hold of someone at Newport Council.
Quote from: lorisarvendu on Sep 21, 2015, 02:36 pmUnfortunately even though local Councils can designate objects like this as items worthy of preservation, and even allocate funds for their upkeep, they can't stop ordinary human beings from defacing and damaging them, short of putting up CCTV or paying a security firm for 24/7 protection (or even surrounding the object with an impassible fence).
Quote from: lorisarvendu on Sep 21, 2015, 02:36 pmCertain local elements just see it as something with a new paint job that is just asking for graffiti.
Quote from: lorisarvendu on Sep 21, 2015, 02:36 pmThe only real way to protect old Police Boxes is to remove them to a museum where the only access is by admission.
Quote from: lorisarvendu on Sep 21, 2015, 02:36 pmYou don't see the Crich box covered in graffiti and smelling of urine.