Karl-Heinz Lilienthal’s Day Trip to London in 1974

Piccadilly routemaster 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Piccadilly Circus

Fifteen pictures from a day trip to London by Karl-Heinz Lilienthal back in 1974. With permission from Jens Lilienthal whose Flickr page is here. 1974 the year of the three day week and the first post-war recession. Sir Alf Ramsay was sacked as England manager which may or may not have interested Karl-Heinz. It was also the year of intensive IRA bombing including the Birmingham and Guildford bombings. Lord Lucan also disappeared that year after murdering his children’s nanny.

Bank of England 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Bank of England


Buckingham Palace 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal b

Queen Victoria’s Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace


Buckingham Palace 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Buckingham Palace



Oxford Street 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Oxford Street

Piccadilly 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Piccadilly looking down towards Piccadilly Circus

St Paul's Cathedral 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

St Paul’s Cathedral

Tower Bridge 1974 by Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge 1974 c:u Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Tower Bridge c/u

Tower of London 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Tower of London


Trader Vics postcard 1974 Karl-Heinz Lilienthal

Postcard of Trader Vic’s from 1974


Westminster Abbey


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