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.
London, 1974 Source Wikimedia Windy on Waterloo Bridge Source Flashbak.com Cutler and Gross, Knightsbridge, 1974 Source Instagram Portobello Road, 1974 Source Pinterest Tube map, 1974 Source Qz London, 1974 Source Flickriver Stevie Wonder, London, 1974 Source Classic Pics Weeks after the attack on the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London was bombed, 1974 Source Londonhistorian London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com London, 1974 Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com A very quiet Covent Garden Source Rob Baker Laycock Primary School Source Playgroundology Standing to attention outside the War Office Source Panoramio Abba at Waterloo station Source Rob Baker Sme lovely flare action here Source Wikimedia Al Pacino, London, 1974 Source Historyphotographed 4 Aces Club, Hackney, 1974 Source Rob Baker Chelsea, 1974 Source Old London Michael Palin and Graham Chapman on Westminster Bridge Source Old London Bowie at Olympic Studio 2 Source 25.media Regent Street, 1974 Source Rob Baker Moorhouse Road, Notting Hill, 1974 Source London Life Renee Russo and Cheryl Tiegs pose for Vogue Source Ctilburymakeup Chris Evert winning Wimbledon, 1974 Source Townandcountrymag Millwall fans queue outside The Den for the first game played on a Sunday, 1974 Source Old London Hoxton, 1974 Source This Brutal House Booking hall at Hammersmith Underground Station, 1974 Source Old London Crews attending the bombing of Houses of Parliament that injured 11 people Source London Fire Brigade Covent Garden, 1974 Source London Life Worsley Hotel blaze in Maida Vale, 1974. Sadly, seven people died in the fire Source London Fire Brigade Piccadilly Circus Source Flickriver Covent Garden, 1974 Source Old London Covent Garden, 1974 Source Rob Baker Hunting for a bargain on Notting Hill Source Wikimedia Jill Viner, first female bus driver in London, 1974 Source Transport for London Queen photo session. Oh the hair Source Queenphotos
Last Updated 15 February 2017