The 1970s was an interesting decade for London, from political unrest to an incredibly vibrant music scene and the structural developments the capital was undergoing. The year of 1973 was particularly interesting; David Bowie took to the stage as Ziggy Stardust for the
last time, the new London Bridge was officially opened, and roughly 1.6m workers marched on London with the TUC on May Day that year. Here is London in 1973.
Aerial view of London, 1973 Source Rob Baker Lou Reed, Mick Jagger and David Bowie in London after the final Ziggy Stardust gig at Hammersmith, 1973 Source Le Cinéma Millfields Road, 1973 Source Geograph Carnaby Street, 1973 Source Geograph Chelsea, 1973 Source Old London Shaftesbury Avenue, 1973 Source Geograph Terminal 3 Heathrow Airport, 1973 Source Old London Strand Underground station Source Adewale Oshineye From Wapping down the Thames from Shadwell basin lock, 13 October 1973 Source Adewale Oshineye May Day - 'Stop the Pay Freeze', 1973 Source Ourhistory Hayes Sir Bobby Moore, Carlos Alberto & Mrs Alberto at Upton Park, 1973 Source Old London Westferry Road, Millwall Source Adewale Oshineye Marvin Gaye, Notting Hill, 1973 Source My Minimal Art 1973 Source Rob Baker London, 1973 Source Historyphotographed Brixton Market, 1973 Source Vintageblack2 London Bridge, 1973 Source Londonist Queen Elizabeth II opening the new London Bridge, 1973 Source Londonhistorian Brixton, Desmonds record shop, 1973 Source Old London Amnesty International Office, 1973 Source Amnesty International Amanda Lear on Peter Schlesinger's London terrace, 1973 Source Thecut Sid Vicious, aged 16, attending a David Bowie concert at Earls Court, 1973 Source Old London Mobile Homes on Ivy Street, Hoxton, 1973 Source Sam Jacob Fruit and vegetables market - Soho Source Panoramio David Bowie with Amanda Lear during a show as Ziggy Stardust. The Marquee Club, 1973. Source Thats the Way It Was Piccadilly Circus, 1973 Source Panoramio Piccadilly Circus, 1973 Source Panoramio Eviction of squatters from private rented property that was being kept empty in Myrdle Street and Parfett Street, Whitechapel Source Spitalfieldslife What the tube looked like in 1973 (on display at the London Transport Museum) Source London Enthusiast Gerrard Street, 1973 Source Mosoho The days before Uber Source Adewale Oshineye A brass band plays in Soho Source Mosoho Frith Street, 1973 Source Mosoho Freddie Mercury, Imperial College London, 26 October 1973 Source Old Pics Archive
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