It was the year Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park stadium was built, and the Liberty department store building was also completed. See what else was happening in London in 1924.
In the gardens of Smithfield stands the statue of a young woman wearing a solid gold wedding ring. The ring was found by the market superintendent in 1924, and when no one claimed it, he had it soldered onto her finger, because as she had been standing there, supposed to represent fertility since 1873, he thought it was high time she got married. Source Paulkavanagh
The first radio broadcast of Big Ben’s chimes was to ring in the new year of 1924. Now, the sound rings in the new year every year. Source Londontopia