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