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