Here are some strong British telephone images. Buzby above has already been covered here. The BT Tower is an important London Landmark: PO Tower at SterlingTimes.
Here are some useful link outide of the SterlingTimes site: Telephones UK - Light-Straw ATE - recall the early days of operator connected calls, Subscriber Trunk Dialling and much more. Telephone Kiosks UK.
There is something very special about UK telephone kiosks - so much so that the Tardis [police box] of Doctor Who became central to the television drama.