In Pictures: London In 1990

By Londonist Staff Last edited 14 months ago
In Pictures: London In 1990

In 1990, Canary Wharf was still being built, a new official portrait of the Queen was unveiled, and the poll tax riots took place in Trafalgar Square (and plenty of places across the country). Find out what else was going on in London in 1990.

The Times front page, 12 February 1990
Source The Times of London
Trafalgar Square
Source Panoramio
View towards Trafalgar Square, 1990
Source Panoramio
Covent Garden
Source Iamtypecast
Underground, 1990
Source Aucharbon
London
Source Smugmug
Millwall FC, 1990
Source Old London
Piccadilly Circus, 1990
Source Iamtypecast
Chelsea FC, 1990
Source The League Magazine
Pet Shop Boys, book signing, 1990
Source Electric Pet Shop Boys
Princess Diana, 30 January 1990
Source All Princess Diana
Whitechapel station, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
Canary Wharf under construction, 1990
Source Londondocklands
Martina Navratilova won her record breaking ninth Wimbledon Singles Championship, 1990
Source Imagesofperfection
Poll tax riots, 31 March 1990. 200,000 people protested
Source Prof.frank Mc Donough
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Dorian Cope
Poll Tax riots, 1990
Source Gagdaily
Thames, 1990
Source Panoramio
View to Big Ben, 1990
Source Panoramio
London Bridge
Source Smugmug
Whitechapel station, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
New official portrait of Queen Elizabeth by Terry O'Neill, 1990
Source Oneillaward
Tower Hill, 1990
Source Philmaxwell
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Gagdaily
People used these in 1990
Source Steam156
Hyde Park Corner, London to Peking Motor Challenge, 1990
Source Returntickethome
Outside Buckingham Palace, 1990
Source Panoramio
Canary Wharf, 1990
Source Londonhistorian
M.F Husain sketching in the Cast Courts of the V and A, 1990
Source Edward Anderson
Battle of Trafalgar Square, 1990
Source Gagdaily
Poll tax riots, 1990
Source Socialistworker
Tate Gallery, 1990
Source Gemma Louise K
London, 1990
Source Atikalondon
Hard Rock Cafe, 1990
Source Iamtypecast
Oxford Street
Source Panoramio

Last Updated 28 April 2017