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"Out of Order" by David Mach

Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6QF, England
+44 20 8699 5659
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Awful, lazy rehash which deserves demolishing

Awful load of toot, costing Kingston tax payers a fortune, from a lazy artist re-hashing his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mgtfdjm
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London, England
via mobile
A Kingston landmark.

As a resident who has now moved away but visits regularly I definitely see the boxes as a landmark... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The_G-Rs
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Ryde, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
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“telephone boxes” (51 reviews)
“london road” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6QF, England
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+44 20 8699 5659
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"telephone boxes"
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"london road"
in 16 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 12 reviews
"red phone"
in 7 reviews
"street art"
in 7 reviews
"public sculpture"
in 3 reviews
"eye catching"
in 3 reviews
"construction work"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"visiting kingston"
in 6 reviews
"high street"
in 4 reviews
"town centre"
in 4 reviews
"the river"
in 7 reviews
"installation"
in 18 reviews
"piece"
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"iconic"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awful load of toot, costing Kingston tax payers a fortune, from a lazy artist re-hashing his earlier and better ideas. Adds nothing to the site and is completely divorced from the town. Nothing would be better than this junk.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a resident who has now moved away but visits regularly I definitely see the boxes as a landmark of my beloved spiritual hometown. Tucked away at the top of what has developed towards one of Kingston’s most interesting but often overlooked shopping backwaters. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great bit of art that me and my girlfriend enjoy strolling past, brightens up the town centre.

Thank Rob M
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Really not much to say about this. Public art. It is a cool photo and not much beyond that. In part of town with a bunch of shopping. If in the area take a quick photo. If not, I wouldn't go out of your way...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

As the telephone booths become fewer and fewer in London, it is nice to see such works of art existing for the tourists. It's never too busy, so I can get a quick picture anytime

Thank Natasa K
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

So it is a sculpture of phone boxes!!! How many young people remember them? not many I guess... We have been past them many times and thought 'Oh that is interesting....' but never thought much more. Not worth a special visit, especially with the youner...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Love this piece of art, even if it is looking a little worn. Is a fantastic tribute to the iconic Red telephone box.

Thank Drivingice
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Came across this art installation when walking through the city late at night on the way back to our hotel after being out to dinner at the riverside vegetaria restaurant A great installation that brings back so many memories of times past and using these...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

When the “sculpture “ first went up in 1988 it was a mixed reaction i can remember the locals had a very mixed reaction to the structure .Change 30 years ago was not as easy as it is today. The phone boxes were placed in...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Seen these many times I've visited Kingston upon Thames they are worth looking at if your in the area.Big red phone boxes just getting a little shabby in need of some paint.The town is good for places to eat drink and look around.

Thank Nicki M
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