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Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965 / LONDON Vintage London, Old London, East London, London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History

Britain's iconic BT Tower is celebrating 50 years

A point of reference for cab drivers, a memorable mark on the skyline for tourists, the BT Tower has stood strong for the past five decades. This week it celebrates 50 years.

Vintage Trucks The London We Once knew — BT Tower, London, under construction, - Vintage London, Old London, Camden London, West London, London History, British History, Local History, London Bus, London City

The London We Once knew

BT Tower, London, under construction, 1960s (TCB_346 T161) by Connected Earth on Flickr.

The Post Office Tower, completed Chief architects: Eric Bedford and G. Yeats of the Ministry of Public Building and Works. London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage London, Old London, West London, 1960s Britain

The Post Office Tower, completed 1965. Chief architects: Eric Bedford and G. R. Yeats of the Ministry of Public Building and Works. Photograph 1966

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Selfridges, Oxford Street, London, c.2 August 1955

Photo taken by my father on a trip we made together.

Give it a farewell reception: Last aerial dish from iconic BT Tower is removed Vintage London, Old London, London City, Circular Buildings, Unusual Buildings, Communication Tower, London Icons, London History, Things To Do In London

Give it a farewell reception: Last aerial dish from iconic BT Tower is removed

A team of four workers spent about three hours detaching the last of 29 huge dishes once used to beam most television shows around the country.

CM 22/195 (12) British Telecom Tower (Post Office Tower) construction 1961-1967 City Of London, Old London, London Look, Vintage London, London Street, London History, Down South, London Photos, East Africa

CM 22/195 (12) British Telecom Tower (Post Office Tower) construction 1961-1967

The Post Office Tower, completed Chief architects: Eric Bedford and G. Yeats of the Ministry of Public Building and Works. Photograph by and copyright of London Architecture, Interior Architecture, Chief Architect, Thanks For The Memories, Old London, Post Office, London England, Tour, Places Ive Been

The Post Office Tower, completed 1965. Chief architects: Eric Bedford and G. R. Yeats of the Ministry of Public Building and Works. Photograph by and copyright of keechd2013