“Out of Order”, Kingston upon Thames, London

“Out of Order”, Kingston upon Thames, London, London, England (B)

The Red Phone Box travels finally paid homage to the iconic red telephone boxes by visiting the art installation “Out of Order” in Kingston upon Thames, Greater London. “Out of order” is created by artist David Mach in 1989.

I’ve been wanting to see these red telephone booths for ages so finally on my last trip to London (November 2022) I ventured outside Central London and discovered delightful Kingston upon Thames. After all, it’s an easy and short train ride from Central London and you can even use your oyster card, no need to pay for a different train ticket.

It was Monday morning and it was pouring rain! Nevertheless, the rain didn’t spoil my experience of Kingston upon Thames. “Out of Order” sculpture/art installation isn’t far away from the train station. It’s located right at the western end of Old London Road street. I’d seen many photos of these 12 telephone booths/boxes positioned like falling dominoes. But I must admit that I’d expected the street around them to look nicer. Also, even though I’d read that these red telephone boxes had been repainted and restored just a few years ago it seems that they need another restoration. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: “Out of Order”, Kingston upon Thames, London
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
Read it on Author's Website: https://theredphoneboxtravels.com/2023/08/18/out-of-order-kingston-upon-thames-london/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • “Out of Order” sculpture
  • Kingston upon Thames Christmas market
  • All Saints church
  • Ancient Market Place

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