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 Michael Palin and Graham Chapman on Westminster Bridge Source Old London Chris Evert winning Wimbledon, 1974 Source Townandcountrymag Sme lovely flare action here Source Wikimedia Abba at Waterloo station Source Rob Baker Windy on Waterloo Bridge Source Flashbak.com Laycock Primary School Source Playgroundology Hunting for a bargain on Notting Hill Source Wikimedia Crews attending the bombing of Houses of Parliament that injured 11 people Source London Fire Brigade London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Portobello Road, 1974 Source Pinterest Moorhouse Road, Notting Hill, 1974 Source London Life A very quiet Covent Garden Source Rob Baker Standing to attention outside the War Office Source Panoramio Queen photo session. Oh the hair Source Queenphotos Bowie at Olympic Studio 2 Source 25.media Worsley Hotel blaze in Maida Vale, 1974. Sadly, seven people died in the fire Source London Fire Brigade Tube map, 1974 Source Qz Covent Garden, 1974 Source Old London London, 1974 Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Flickriver London, 1974 Source Flashbak.com Piccadilly Circus Source Flickriver Millwall fans queue outside The Den for the first game played on a Sunday, 1974 Source Old London Renee Russo and Cheryl Tiegs pose for Vogue Source Ctilburymakeup Jill Viner, first female bus driver in London, 1974 Source Transport for London 4 Aces Club, Hackney, 1974 Source Rob Baker Covent Garden, 1974 Source London Life Hoxton, 1974 Source This Brutal House Regent Street, 1974 Source Rob Baker Al Pacino, London, 1974 Source Historyphotographed Chelsea, 1974 Source Old London Booking hall at Hammersmith Underground Station, 1974 Source Old London Weeks after the attack on the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London was bombed, 1974 Source Londonhistorian Covent Garden, 1974 Source Rob Baker London, 1974 Source Wikimedia
Last Updated 15 February 2017