These days, Camden Town is mainly known for its markets and tourist crowds. But take a look at what the area used to be like — some pictures taken before the Roundhouse was a music venue, or the markets even existed.
Madonna at Camden Palace, 1983 Source Madonna Scrapbook The Clash in Camden Town Source Pu Nk And Stuff Members of Madness on Inverness Street, 1980 Source Disappearing London The Camden Hippodrome, 1910 Source Koko Camden Market, 1970s Source Museumoflondon Camden, 1950s Source Old London Camden Market was officially opened on 30 March 1974, a brand new Saturday market housing a total of 16 traders Source Camdenmarketldn Camden Lock, 1950s Source Pinterest Camden High Street, 1938 Source Warsaw1948 Camden High Street and Parkway 1950s & 2013 Source Warsaw1948 Camden Lock, early 1970s Source Hamhigh Dartmouth Park Hill Source Adam Nathaniel Furman Camden Palace, July 1982 Source Tmagazine The Smiths at Dingwall's Club,1983 Source Mozfor Every Occasion David Walls, Leigh Bowery, and Trojan at Camden Palace, 1984 Source Nymag Camden Road station. The top photo was taken in about 1928 Source Londonhistorian Wreckage of the Stables Market fire, 1980 Source Hamhigh Camden Locks, 1995 Source Panoramio Camden Council, with Camden's first mayor, Sammy Fisher, 1965 Source Hamhigh The Good Mixer, before it was frequented by Amy Winehouse Source Rob Baker Blondie on stage at Dingwall's, 1979 Source Camdenmarketldn The Clash's first album cover in was photographed in Camden in 1977. Source Pu Nk And Stuff The Bedford Theatre, 1949 Source Old London 1940s Source Camdenmarket Camden children collecting penny for the Guy, 1948 Source The London Sound Survey Easter Parade, 1953 Source Tmoms Dingwall's Club at Camden Lock, early 1970s Source Camdenmarket Boy George at Camden Palace in the early 1980s Source Gc's Punk & New Wave Second world war bomb damaged to Camden Town station Source Old London Camden High Street,1938 Source Warsaw1948 Madonna performing at Camden Palace, 1983 Source Madonna Power Br Camden Town in the 1950s and 2011 Source Warsaw1948 Camden, 1980s Source Pu Nk And Stuff The blaze, dubbed 'The Great fire of Camden', 2008 Source Hamhigh Gales Garden, Camden, 1923 Source Old London Camden Goods Station, 1940s Source Camdenmarket January 2013 Source Instagram Woolworths store, Camden High Street / Delancey Street Source Paul Feeney Chalk Farm Road, 1976 Source Pu Nk And Stuff Sid Vicious, Electric Ballroom, August 1978 Source Pu Nk And Stuff Camden Town, 1978 Source Flashbak.Com Coldplay perform at The Laurel Tree, 16 January 1998 Source Atlas Project Camden Lock food stall, 1980s Source Camdenmarketldn Camden, 1980 Source Camdenmarketldn Pigs crossing Camden Road, August 1935 Source Classic Pics The Roundhouse in around 1950 - before it was turned into a performing arts venue Source Londonhistorian Amy Winehouse on Regent's Canal near Camden Lock, 13 June 2006 Source Londontown January 2013 Source Instagram
Camden Lock, 1985 Source This Brutal House
Last Updated 05 April 2017