These Cool Photos Blend Together 50 Years Of London History

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A little slice of photographic history has been revealed in London Victoria.

It’s all all-change in the Westminster district these days, as huge new residential and commercial developments spring up all over the shop. Property developers Landsec, who have been driving the process, have splodged together a few photos comparing Victoria then and Victoria now – pretty neat. (More: discover the Chelsea street with a weird number of famous residents.)

Victoria Street: 1971 vs 2018.

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Looking back the other way…

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The original Victoria Station facade from 1860:

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The demolition of the Stag Brewery in 1959, vs today:

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Lower Grosvenor Place, 1962 vs 2018:

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Guy Parsons

Guy Parsons

Guy is the editor-in-chief of Secret London. He likes running, cover versions and scotch.