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.
A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed London, 1947 Source Aucharbon 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 Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Wardour Street Source Old London Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.com Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.com Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Disabled ex-servicemen working in the British Legion Poppy factory in Richmond Source Old London London smog Source Old London The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn Victoria Embankment, 1947. Source Old London Brixton. Times were tough Source London Life The 'great freeze' Source Aucharbon Romford market, 1947 Source Old London Kids queue for a Santa's grotto Source Old London
Last Updated 15 February 2017