London In 1985

By Daan Deol Last edited 15 months ago
London In 1985

1985 saw Live Aid come to Wembley, with the likes of Paul McCartney, Queen and David Bowie performing. It was also the year of Tottenham's Broadwater Farm Riots. Take a look at the year in photos.

Political billboards, London, 1985
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Soho, 1985
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Crowds at Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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Chelsea roll out an electric fence at Stamford Bridge, 1985
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Pensioners' Action Day, 1985 - Londoners were in danger of losing their free travel passes
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Graffiti in Tufnell Park, 1985
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The stage at Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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Mods, 1985
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Freddie Mercury at Live Aid, 1985
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1985 Broadwater Farm riot
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Britain's Steve Jones crosses Londons Westminster bridge past the Houses of Parliament as he approaches the finish line of the annual London Marathon on April 21 1985 Jones won the race with a new best time for the event of two hours eight minutes and 16 seconds
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Pet Shop Boys, 1985
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Camden Lock, 1985
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Christmas at HMV on Oxford Street, 1985
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Live Aid, Wembley, 1985
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Dead Kennedys, 1985
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Welcome to Millwall. Entrance to the away end at the Den, 1985
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Looking down on Wembley during Live Aid, 1985
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Broadwater Farm riots, 1985
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Broad Street, London, 1985
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Broad Street station, 1985
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Commercial Street, 1985
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Westminster Bridge, 1985
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Bono, Paul McCartney, and Freddie Mercury. Live Aid, 1985
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A burnt out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate in Tottenham, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985
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Princess Diana, Prince Charles and Bob Geldof at Live Aid, 1985
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Billboard from 1985 at Richmond station
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The lights of Piccadilly Circus, 1985
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Broadway Market in 1985
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London, 1985
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Ladbroke Grove, 1985
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Taboo, London, 1985
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HMV on Oxford Street, 1985
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Participants in the London Marathon, 1985
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Michael Caine and Bob Hoskins, London, 1985
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Curzon West End, now Curzon Soho, 1985
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Last Updated 01 February 2017