ST2390 : Royal Mail drop box, Dan y Graig Road, Risca

taken 2 years ago, near to Risca, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Royal Mail drop box, Dan y Graig Road, Risca
Royal Mail drop box, Dan y Graig Road, Risca
The drop box on the left is near the corner of the B4591 Tredegar Street on the right.
Drop box
A ‘drop box’ is an item of Royal Mail street furniture. It is a receptacle where the postman can securely store part of his morning round, at a convenient location. Sometimes, the Royal Mail van may drop off the postman with his bike and morning deliveries, saving him carrying a heavier load or frequent returns to the sorting office.
Originally drop boxes were attached to pillar boxes and, therefore, painted red to match. Nowadays, they are separate free-standing boxes – usually close to a postbox – generally painted grey, although red stand-alone boxes are also to be seen.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Communications 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2384 9054 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.5113N 3:6.0719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2384 9053
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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