Real “Tardis” Police Boxes in Glasgow, Scotland
Have you ever wondered what the deal is with Doctor Who’s Tardis? What is a Police Box anyway?
Police boxes were real and graced the streets of Britain from 1923 when the first one was built in Sunderland. They reached the streets of London from 1928. The purpose of their construction was so that Police officers could keep in touch with headquarters. Some were also for use by members of the public for calling the Police in the event of an emergency. While almost all of the original boxes are now gone, less than ten remain nationwide with most of them (like this one) on the streets of Glasgow, Scotland.