In Pictures: London In 1990

By Londonist Staff Last edited 9 months ago
In Pictures: London In 1990

In 1990, Canary Wharf was still being built, a new official portrait of the Queen was unveiled, and the poll tax riots took place in Trafalgar Square (and plenty of places across the country). Find out what else was going on in London in 1990.

M.F Husain sketching in the Cast Courts of the V and A, 1990
Source Edward Anderson
Elm Park Gardens, 1990
Source Instagram
Canary Wharf, 1990
Source Londonhistorian
Martina Navratilova won her record breaking ninth Wimbledon Singles Championship, 1990
Source Imagesofperfection
Outside Buckingham Palace, 1990
Source Panoramio
Piccadilly Circus, 1990
Source Iamtypecast
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Gagdaily
Trafalgar Square
Source Panoramio
Thames, 1990
Source Panoramio
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Dorian Cope
Canary Wharf under construction, 1990
Source Londondocklands
Tate Gallery, 1990
Source A Place for Creation
Poll tax riots, 31 March 1990. 200,000 people protested
Source Prof.frank Mc Donough
Tower Hill, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
View towards Trafalgar Square, 1990
Source Panoramio
The Times front page, 12 February 1990
Source The Times of London
Princess Diana, 30 January 1990
Source All Princess Diana
London
Source Smugmug
Covent Garden
Source Iamtypecast
London, 1990
Source Blitzlondon
Whitechapel station, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
British Vogue, 1990
Source Instagram
People used these in 1990
Source Steam156
Poll Tax riots, 1990
Source Gagdaily
London Bridge
Source Smugmug
Hard Rock Cafe, 1990
Source Iamtypecast
Oxford Street
Source Panoramio
Whitechapel station, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
New official portrait of Queen Elizabeth by Terry O'Neill, 1990
Source Oneillaward
View to Big Ben, 1990
Source Panoramio
Hyde Park Corner, London to Peking Motor Challenge, 1990
Source Returntickethome
Battle of Trafalgar Square, 1990
Source Gagdaily
Chelsea FC, 1990
Source The League Magazine
Underground, 1990
Source Aucharbon
Millwall FC, 1990
Source Old London
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Socialistworker
Pet Shop Boys, book signing, 1990
Source Electric Pet Shop Boys

Last Updated 28 April 2017