In Photos: London In 1963

By Londonist Staff Last edited 9 months ago
In Photos: London In 1963

We're loving these photos of London in 1963 — the Post Office Tower was nearing completion (don't look down!), the Beatles were in town, and Piccadilly Circus is looking as busy as ever... no surprise there then.

Frozen River Thames
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Marble Arch and the Cumberland Hotel
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Heather Harper and Sir Peter Pears in Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes, Sadlers Wells
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Daleks in Shepherd's Bush
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Brutalist tower blocks
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Rolling Stones walking past Donmar Warehouse
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Oxford Circus Tube station
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The Rolling Stones
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ABC Stoke Newington
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Vauxhall's planned Crystal Span Bridge - it was never built.
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Elphinstone Road
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The Beatles at the BBC
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Royal Mail train involved in Great Train Robbery
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Life magazine shoot, Norman Parkinson, King's Road
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Construction workers on the Post Office tower
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Hampton
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Outside Abbey Road Studios,
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Piccadilly Circus
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Thames freeze
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Frozen River Thames
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A stylish couple in the rain in London
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Last Updated 28 February 2018