London, my London! The West End buildings are still there (although Downing Street is a no-go area for tourists now), but the East End where I grew up has changed beyond all recognition. Now instead of slums are hundreds of ‘Yuppie’ flats along the river where the docks used to be.

1951 Club

Sights Of London in 1951 …

This is a British Pathé production from 1951 called Sights Of London. It was a film intended to promote tourism. Note that George VI was still the king at this time. All very British of course.

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