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"Out of Order" by David Mach

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Telephone boxes Kingston postcode KT2 6QF

Nice place to take some pictures and visit South London in Kingston. It is also possible to jump on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nickpot89
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Unusual!

Have seen the tumbling phone boxes on tv. Unfortunately there had been road works in the vicinity... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
English4traveller
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has been an eye catching art installation in Kingston for nearly 30 years. And in all that time it has not occurred to BT to make the upstanding phone box operational. Few people use phone boxes now, but visitors would love the chance to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to take some pictures and visit South London in Kingston. It is also possible to jump on it if you feel like. The famous phone boxes 'out of order' by David March. Easy to find with this postcode KT2 6QF. Extremely close by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

What a surprise to find this row of drunken red phone boxes leaning on each other for support, a fun installation. It’s on the road opposite the train station to great effect. Found a terrific antique shop right by them too! Happy days!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

I don’t think I have ever walked by these red phone boxes having the domino effect and not seen people taking photos on them. Kingston has a great riverside but these phone boxes are also a great tourist attraction. Vibrant and cool, right there in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Didn't know what to make of this when I first saw it. I assumed it was a holding area for unused phone boxes. Seems Its always been a part of kingston. Shame ilooks cluttered and messy where it is

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian F
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Have seen the tumbling phone boxes on tv. Unfortunately there had been road works in the vicinity which slightly spoilt them. Possibly need a freshen up with a coat of paint. A bit of fun for a novel photo!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank English4traveller
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Takes seconds to digest but I suppose you could spend longer contemplating it. A bit of fun. Like it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Beveraldo
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Very nice design unique I love taking pics of it every time I pass Good job Kingston nice add on at the beginning of the high street

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank constantinost871
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This iconic sculpture is unmissable, but is now looking much more tired than it did when I last saw it. Many of the phone boxes are in a poor state of repair, and litter has not been cleared from within and beneath the boxes. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Seehanes
Reviewed October 24, 2018

An enjoyable piece of 'art' always makes me smile when I look at it and has become a Kingston landmark. Iconic phone boxes from a bygone age of communication nowadays. Presently building works are taking place in the local area so good photos on this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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