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.
Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.com The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel and Hardy Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Wardour Street Source Old London A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.com Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London Disabled ex-servicemen working in the British Legion Poppy factory in Richmond Source Old London Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker London smog Source Old London 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