Fascinating Colour Photos of London from 1962

"Before the new city can assert itself a lot of the old city has to come down."

Colour Photos of London

Whitehall 1962

These fascinating photos of London from the early sixties were taken by a German tourist Pal Meir. More of his wonderful photographs can be seen on his Flickr site.

 

London 1962

Trafalgar Square with St. Martin’s : London (July 1962)

 

London early sixties

Trafalgar Square & Northumberland Ave. (Jul. 1962)

London early sixties

Behind bars: Buckingham Palace over fifty years ago (July 1963)

photos of London early sixties

Bank of England (July 1963)

photos of London early sixties

Charing Cross Pier (July 1963)

colour photos of London early sixties

10 Downing Street (Jul. 1962)

photos of London early sixties

Victoria Embankment (July 1963)

colour photos of London early sixties

Behind a fence: 10 Downing Street / London (Jul. 1962)

colour photos of London early sixties

New Scotland Yard with patrol car : London (July 1962

Photos of London early sixties

Piccadilly Circus July 1963