In Photos: London In 1984

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 14 months ago
In Photos: London In 1984

1984 was the year the Band Aid single was recorded here in London — celebrities came from all over to take part. Elsewhere, the original production of Starlight Express opened, and the tragic Leyton tube crash took place, killing the driver and injuring many others.

1984 advert for Christmas travel on London Underground
Source London Transport Museum
Plough Lane, Wimbledon
Source Old London
Isle of Dogs, 1984
Source Londondocklands
David Walls, Leigh Bowery, and Trojan at Camden Palace
Source Nymag
King's Road, 1984
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
Jesus and Mary Chain at the Ambulance Station, 1984
Source Playlist Ist
Trafalgar Square, 1984
Source Jameslonglondon
The original London production of Starlight Express opened in March 1984 at the Apollo Victoria
Source Atg
Young Mods near Carnaby Street
Source Pinterest
Woman with shopping trolley on Commercial Street,
Source Philmaxwell
A tube train crashes just outside Leyton, killing the driver and injuring several passengers - August 1984
Source Lambeth Walker
Peckings Studio, Askew Road
Source Flashbak.com
Coronet Cinema, Elephant & Castle, 1984
Source This Brutal House
Car hogging the cycle lane, 1984
Source London Cycling
Band Aid
Source Tntmagazine
Metallica made their UK live debut at the famous Marquee in London,1984
Source This Day in Metal
Ritzy Cinema, Brixton
Source Old London
Mods dancing to Etta James' Mellow Fellow
Source Tony Schokman

Last Updated 26 May 2017