London in 1962: Wonderful Color Photos That Will Take You Back To Old London

These fascinating photos will take you back to old London. It was time when a youth-driven cultural revolution was taking place and London was the center of all of this. Art, music, and fashion were flourishing and were symbolized by the city’s “pop and fashion exports”. Trolleybuses were banned, the last trolleybus ran on 8 May 1962. The Beatles play their first session at Abbey Road Studios, on 6 June 1962.

#1 St Paul’s Cathedral in London with cars and a bus passing through St Paul’s churchyard and along Cannon Street, 1962.

#3 Pool of London with Docks and Tower Bridge, London, 1962.

#5 Elizabeth II saluting members of the Household Cavalry as they march past the gates of Buckingham Palace during the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, 1962

#6 A view of Hyde Park Corner whilst the area was undergoing redevelopment, 1962.

#12 Trafalgar Square with St. Martin’s, London, July 1962

#17 View of Piccadilly Circus in London with cars and buses passing the Shaftesbury Memorial fountain and statue of Eros, 1962.

#19 Middlesex Street looking up to Wentworth Street, 1962.

#26 Behind bars: Buckingham Palace over fifty years ago July 1962

#29 Behind a fence: 10 Downing Street, London, July 1962

#30 New Scotland Yard with patrol car, London, July 1962

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