London in 1974 was anything but boring. David Bowie was making his mark on the world, a dashing Al Pacino was a star on the rise, while Jill Viner made history as the first woman bus driver in the capital
It wasn't all fun and games though, as shown by the Parliament bombing in
June and the Worsley Hotel fire that took seven lives in December that year. Here is London in 1974.
Sme lovely flare action here Source Wikimedia London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Crews attending the bombing of Houses of Parliament that injured 11 people Source London Fire Brigade Tube map, 1974 Source Qz London, 1974 Source Wikimedia London, 1974 Source Flickriver Jill Viner, first female bus driver in London, 1974 Source Transport for London Queen photo session. Oh the hair Source Queenphotos Portobello Road, 1974 Source Pinterest Worsley Hotel blaze in Maida Vale, 1974. Sadly, seven people died in the fire Source London Fire Brigade Cutler and Gross, Knightsbridge, 1974 Source Instagram Windy on Waterloo Bridge Source Flashbak.com Michael Palin and Graham Chapman on Westminster Bridge Source Old London Piccadilly Circus Source Flickriver 4 Aces Club, Hackney, 1974 Source Rob Baker Bowie at Olympic Studio 2 Source 25.media Abba at Waterloo station Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Rob Baker Covent Garden, 1974 Source London Life A very quiet Covent Garden Source Rob Baker Renee Russo and Cheryl Tiegs pose for Vogue Source Ctilburymakeup Regent Street, 1974 Source Rob Baker Laycock Primary School Source Playgroundology Chelsea, 1974 Source Old London London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Booking hall at Hammersmith Underground Station, 1974 Source Old London Al Pacino, London, 1974 Source Historyphotographed Covent Garden, 1974 Source Old London Millwall fans queue outside The Den for the first game played on a Sunday, 1974 Source Old London Covent Garden, 1974 Source Rob Baker Stevie Wonder, London, 1974 Source Classic Pics Standing to attention outside the War Office Source Panoramio Moorhouse Road, Notting Hill, 1974 Source London Life Hunting for a bargain on Notting Hill Source Wikimedia Chris Evert winning Wimbledon, 1974 Source Townandcountrymag Hoxton, 1974 Source This Brutal House Weeks after the attack on the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London was bombed, 1974 Source Londonhistorian
Last Updated 15 February 2017