[Talk-GB] phone boxes used for other purposes

Robert Norris rw_norris at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 18 17:52:47 UTC 2016

> From: jack.fitzsimons at ntlworld.com 
> To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org 
> Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:13:56 +0100 
> Subject: [Talk-GB] phone boxes used for other purposes 
> I’m sure it must have been discussed before but how do I map a K6 booth  
> with no phone currently used for another purpose? I visited two today  
> intending to get the phone numbers but discovered they were both local  
> information points. 

I've mapped a few that I've seen used as book shares like amenity=book_exchange, although I'd use amenity=public_bookcase now.

Indeed the last one I remember doing has been kindly updated:


For your case I'd probably use some form of tourism tag too (see http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:tourism%3Dinformation)


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