A view of an area of Silvertown showing a sunny, but deserted street, with a large gap amongst the houses on the right hand side, the result of a bomb during the Blitz. Several dogs can just be seen in the road. In the bottom right hand corner of the photograph, a stationer's and tobacconist's shop can just be seen: it appears to belong to J W Forrest. In the bottom left hand corner is a branch of Barclay's Bank. Victoria docks can be seen in the background.
31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s
After leaving the ‘Club Americana’, a Saturday night jazz club open from midnight until 7 a.m., American troops and their girlfriends wait at Piccadilly Circus Station for the first train home, London, 25th November 1955. Via Hulton Archive / Getty
Sweet Rationing, WW2... In 1946, when food was just as short as during the preceding years, bread was added to the ration and the sweet ration was halved. Sweet rationing, which began in 1940, was to continue for another 13 years for residents of Britain.