London in 1974 was anything but boring. David Bowie was making his mark on the world, a dashing Al Pacino was a star on the rise, while Jill Viner made history as the first woman bus driver in the capital
It wasn't all fun and games though, as shown by the Parliament bombing in
June and the Worsley Hotel fire that took seven lives in December that year. Here is London in 1974.
Stevie Wonder, London, 1974 Source Classic Pics Covent Garden, 1974 Source Rob Baker Covent Garden, 1974 Source Old London Hoxton, 1974 Source This Brutal House Al Pacino, London, 1974 Source Historyphotographed 4 Aces Club, Hackney, 1974 Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Wikimedia Renee Russo and Cheryl Tiegs pose for Vogue Source Ctilburymakeup Portobello Road, 1974 Source Pinterest Standing to attention outside the War Office Source Panoramio Sme lovely flare action here Source Wikimedia Regent Street, 1974 Source Rob Baker Worsley Hotel blaze in Maida Vale, 1974. Sadly, seven people died in the fire Source London Fire Brigade Bowie at Olympic Studio 2 Source 25.media Piccadilly Circus Source Flickriver Tube map, 1974 Source Qz Laycock Primary School Source Playgroundology Booking hall at Hammersmith Underground Station, 1974 Source Old London Crews attending the bombing of Houses of Parliament that injured 11 people Source London Fire Brigade Windy on Waterloo Bridge Source Flashbak.com Hunting for a bargain on Notting Hill Source Wikimedia Chelsea, 1974 Source Old London Millwall fans queue outside The Den for the first game played on a Sunday, 1974 Source Old London Abba at Waterloo station Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Moorhouse Road, Notting Hill, 1974 Source London Life A very quiet Covent Garden Source Rob Baker Covent Garden, 1974 Source London Life Jill Viner, first female bus driver in London, 1974 Source Transport for London Queen photo session. Oh the hair Source Queenphotos Chris Evert winning Wimbledon, 1974 Source Townandcountrymag London, 1974 Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Michael Palin and Graham Chapman on Westminster Bridge Source Old London London, 1974 Source Flickriver Weeks after the attack on the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London was bombed, 1974 Source Londonhistorian
Last Updated 15 February 2017