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 Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel and Hardy Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London London smog Source Old London Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.com Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Wardour Street Source Old London Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.com The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Disabled ex-servicemen working in the British Legion Poppy factory in Richmond Source Old London St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive 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