In Photos: London In 1982

In Photos: London In 1982

1982 was a time of punks and goths and not very good haircuts. It was the year of Prince William's birth and the Falklands War. The London Marathon was only in its second year. Take a look through the gallery below to relive those times.

The Batcave Club in Meard Street, Soho -- a noted Goth hangout
Source Iramakeup
QPR supporters
Source Old London
Tubby Isaacs' jellied eels stall in Whitechapel
Source Old London
The punks of King's Road, Chelsea
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
Bowie checks out a fan's music collection in Park Royal
Source Bowiesongs
Hat fun in Carnaby Street
Source Flickriver
Clock End, Highbury
Source Old London
Future site of London City Airport
Source London City Airport
A runner reaches mile 18 of the London Marathon
Source Jenny Geras
Wheels Roller Disco, Hammersmith Broadway
Source Old London
Princess Diana at the premiere of ET at the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square
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Bermondsey as it was
Source Pinterest
Punks in Hammersmith
Source Londonist
Punks
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
Inspecting the punks
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
'Spanish Lisa' on the tube - main star of The Stranglers' Strange Little Girl video
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
Paddington Station
Source Herb Lester
Blackheath Station
Source Geograph
Nick Cave and The Birthday Party
Source Distracted Film
Paul McCartney recording Pipes of Peace at AIR Studios, Oxford Street
Source Paulmccartney
Piccadilly Circus lacked the digital displays we know today
Source Kisstheskyagain
The Flask, Highgate
Source Herb Lester
Richard Burton reading Under Milk Wood, Haymarket Theatre
Source Richard Burton Museum
Selfridges, with a laser beam for Christmas lights
Source Herb Lester
A London pub
Source Herb Lester
Sir Jules Sound Table at Gossips, Dean Street
Source Rob Baker
Punks on King's Road, 1982
Source Pu Nk and Stuff
Bauhaus film their Ziggy Stardust video at The Roundhouse
Source Playlist Ist
Ivydale Road, Nunhead
Source Ideal Homes
Looking eastward from Tower Bridge walkway
Source Geograph
The second ever London Marathon, Blackwall entrance West India Docks
Source Geograph
Rosette seller outside White Hart Lane, Spurs v. Bayern
Source Old London
Stoney Street, Southwark
Source Disappearing London
Princess Diana outside St. Paul's Cathedral after the Falkland Islands Memorial Service, 26 July 1982
Source Lovelydianaprincessofwales
Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson dancing at a party at the Hilton Hotel
Source This Is Not Porn
Brian Eno and John Cage
Source Brian Eno

Last Updated 11 April 2017