In Pictures: Piccadilly Circus Through The Ages

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 19 months ago
In Pictures: Piccadilly Circus Through The Ages

Who says advertising doesn't work? Check out these vintage pics of Piccadilly Circus and you'll suddenly find yourself craving Gordon's gin or a Bovril. Money well spent guys — it's still paying off decades later.

In 1972
Source History Pics
Piccadilly Circus
Source Old London
Piccadilly Circus before blackout, 1940
Source Old Pics Archive
In the 1950s
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Piccadilly Circus
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Regent Street looking east towards Piccadilly Circus, 9 November 1956.
Source Rob Baker
Piccadilly Circus, 1950's
Source Vintag
In the 1950s
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The Who in Piccadilly Circus, 1965
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Great Silence, Piccadilly Circus, November 1919
Source Hilary Chaplin
In 1942
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The making of the Coca-Cola neon sign for Piccadilly Circus, 1954.
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In the 1950s
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Piccadilly Circus, 1960's
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Piccadilly Circus, 1970's
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In 1953
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In 1946
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The lights of Piccadilly Circus, 1985
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Piccadilly Circus, 1968
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The funeral cortege of suffragette Emily Davison at Piccadilly Circus on 14 of June 1913
Source Davenant
Piccadilly Circus, July 1941
Source Londonhistorian
Piccadilly Circus, 1950's
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A time of transport upheaval, c.1910
Source Davenant
Piccadilly Circus lacked the digital displays we know today
Source Kisstheskyagain
Piccadilly Circus, 1970's
Source Flickriver
Piccadilly Circus in1939, with Eros protected
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In 1896
Source Olde Britain
In the 1960s
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The lights of Piccadilly Circus
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Piccadilly Circus, c.1890
Source Londonhistorian
Piccadilly Circus, 1960's
Source Vintag
Piccadilly Circus, 1956.
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In the 1930s
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1962. Note the headline about Marilyn Monroe's death
Source Pinterest
A gent waits for the tube, Piccadilly Circus Underground station
Source Old London

Last Updated 17 January 2017