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.
The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel And Hardy Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.Com London smog Source Old London Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.Com Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London 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