Photos of Wigan
Photos of Wigan

Wigan Album

british telecom

1 Comment

BT workers putting up a new pole
Photo: Rev David Long
Views: 727
Item #: 32069
In the corner of my Vicarage front garden. I just happened to look out and saw them busy drilling. I suppose if they had knocked to let me know they were starting work I would have felt obliged to make them a brew....

Comment by: AP on 11th April 2020 at 23:04

I did a spell with the pole erection unit when they were first introduced, back in the mid 1960's. And a spell, prior to their introduction, when we dug 'stepped holes' to accommodate the poles.

I am sure the former made commercial sense, but I far preferred the physical activity afforded by the latter.

Leave a comment?

* Enter the 5 digit code to the right of the input box. Don't worry if you make a mistake, you will get another chance. Your comments won't be lost.