Women queuing for food, Wood Green, North London, 1945.

Women and men queuing outside a greengrocers in Wood Green, North London in Unlike today, when most shopping is done in supermarkets, shopping during the war involved visiting individual shops - the butcher, greengrocer or baker - separately.

Petticoat Lane Market, Middlesex Street, Whitechapel, City Of London, Greater London

Petticoat Lane Market, Middlesex Street, Whitechapel, City Of London, Greater London

Jones Brothers, 346-366 Holloway Road, Oct 1892

Jones Brothers, Holloway Road, Holloway A Waitrose super­market replaced the department store in In the century Holloway Road was notorious for its highwaymen but the construction of Archway Road brought an end to the area’s rural character in the

Nearly 300 spectacular photographs of Londons lost buildings from the London Metropolitan Archive in Panoramic format. Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buidings, s

Nearly 300 spectacular photographs of Londons lost buildings from the London Metropolitan Archive in Panoramic format. Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buidings,

LIFE AIR RAID SHELTER NORTH LONDON ENGLAND 1940 (D 1631)

Women listening to records in a North London air raid shelter 1940

A woman unloading nut brittle from a sieve into a pallet at Barratt's Confectionery Works in Wood Green

A woman unloading nut brittle from a sieve into a pallet at Barratt's Confectionery Works in Wood Green

The Wood Green Empire, High Road, Wood Green

The Wood Green Empire, London, opened on September In 1918 a tragedy occurred at the Empire when the famous American stage magician Chung Ling Soo was shot in the chest during his 'Condemned to Death by the Boxers' trick.

The Wood Green Empire, High Road, Wood Green

The Wood Green Empire, London, opened on September In 1918 a tragedy occurred at the Empire when the famous American stage magician Chung Ling Soo was shot in the chest during his 'Condemned to Death by the Boxers' trick.

The Finsbury Park Empire during the run of 'Gay Party' in 1929

The Finsbury Park Empire during the run of 'Gay Party' in 1929

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