1959 was the year the exterior of Harrods in Knightsbridge was illuminated for the first time. The Oxford Street Christmas lights also made their first appearance. See what else was going on in London that year.
Improvements took place at Elephant & Castle, 1959 Source Mark Tewdwr Jones Waterloo Station. Mr Smith's, 1959 Source Carter Collectables London payphone Source Rob Baker Liverpool St Station, 1959 Source Londontopia Shepherd's Bush Green Source Old London Source Old Pics Archive The famous sculpture is moved during development at Elephant & Castle, 1959 Source Unioftheartslondon King's Road, 16 August 1959 Source Geoffbannister Source Edie Harrods first lit up at night in 1959 Source Harrods White City cycling test Source Old London John Lobb's shoe shop Source Rob Baker Audrey Hepburn in London, 1959 Source Lisaeldridgemakeup Brigitte Bardot in London, 1959 Source Lost In History Tower Bridge in the smog, 1959 Source Sir William Davenant Audience at the 2i's Coffee Bar, Old Compton Street, 1959 Source Rob Baker The Waiters' Race in Soho, 1959. Source Nika Garrett 2i's Coffee Bar on Old Compton Street, 1959. Cliff Richard and The Drifters was its resident group for a while in 1958. Source Londonhistorian A boy working in a London postroom, 1959 Source Aucharbon The Empire Theatre, now The Empire Leicester Square, 1959 Source Bfi Source Old Pics Archive Piccadilly Circus Source East Village London London's Heliport (this version was never built) Source David Brady 2i's, Old Compton Street, 1959 Source Old London Firefighters getting a head for heights, 1959 Source London Fire Brigade The first annual Oxford Street Christmas lights went up in 1959 Source Londonhistorian Chelsea Art Ball Source Lola Lucinda Hollingsworth, London, phone box by Georges Dambier, 1959 Source Flashbak.Com Floris family perfumier creating fragrances at 89 Jermyn Street, 1959 Source Florislondon
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