In Pictures: London In 1990

By Londonist Staff Last edited 16 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.

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

Last Updated 28 April 2017