Despite the second world war being over, London life in 1947 wasn't easy. Some resorted to eating horse meat. Nonetheless, the city began to recreate itself, a new tradition with Norway began, and the standard of life slowly began to improve.
Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Wardour Street Source Old London London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.Com St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel And Hardy Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.Com London smog Source Old London A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Brixton. Times were tough Source London Life The 'great freeze' Source Aucharbon
Kids queue for a Santa's grotto Source Old London
Last Updated 15 February 2017