Despite the second world war being over, London life in 1947 wasn't easy. Some resorted to eating horse meat. Nonetheless, the city began to recreate itself, a new tradition with Norway began, and the standard of life slowly began to improve.
Wardour Street Source Old London Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost London smog Source Old London Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.com Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Disabled ex-servicemen working in the British Legion Poppy factory in Richmond Source Old London London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.com The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel and Hardy Victoria Embankment, 1947. Source Old London Brixton. Times were tough Source London Life The 'great freeze' Source Aucharbon Romford market, 1947 Source Old London Kids queue for a Santa's grotto Source Old London
Last Updated 15 February 2017