Photos Of London In 1905

By Londonist Staff Last edited 16 months ago
Photos Of London In 1905

Edwardian London was a time of massive leaps forward in public transport, suffragette protests and a terrible tragedy at Charing Cross station, when the roof collapsed killing six people.

This collection of photos from the time gives an impression of what life was like in 1905.

Ludgate Hill railway station
Source Old London
The Great Hall, Euston station, 1905
Source Thebeautyoftransport
London bus conductor
Source Old London
Boys' orphanage, Whitechapel, 1905
Source Old London
Nelson's Column being cleaned, 1905
Source Amateur Casual
Millwall FC, 1905
Source The Ripper
Harrods, Knightsbridge, 1905
Source Old London
Liverpool Street station
Source Old London
Early double-decker bus
Source Old London
Six people died and 27 were injured when part of the roof at Charing Cross station fell during maintenance, 1905
Source Londonhistorian
Brick Lane in 1905, looking onto Bethnal Green Road
Source David
General Motor Cab Company, Brixton
Source Old London
Essex Road circa 1905
Source Londonhistorian
London, 1905
Source 18 Stafford Terrace
1905 London Underground poster
Source Buzzfeed
Tower Bridge
Source Old London
Pitfield Street in Hoxton, 1905
Source The Ripper
Bethnal Green Police Station in 1905
Source The Ripper
Lyons Coffee stall, Victoria station, 1905
Source Old London
Sloane Square
Source Old London
Trafalgar Day, 1905
Source Old London
Waterloo station platform 9, 1905
Source Yesteryear
Covent Garden Market
Source Old London
The Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, c 1905
Source Old London
Chelsea's first ever league game at Edgeley Park, 1905
Source Old London
British Museum
Source Old London

Last Updated 07 April 2017