Sir Giles Gilbert Scott: Architect of the British red telephone kiosk (and a few other things)

K6 Telephone Kiosks outside Preston Town Hall, Preston, Lancashire. Photo by author 2020.

The iconic red telephone kiosk is a fixture of most towns and villages in Britain. Although since the wide adoption of mobile phones, many are now converted into other uses: art galleries, defibrillator stations and local information repositories. BT Telecom, the UK telecoms provider, started to decommission them more than ten…



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