A little piece of London’s history ended this week when the Metropolitan Police completed its move from its iconic New Scotland Yard home of 49 years.
London’s police force has moved to its new HQ at the Curtis Green building at Victoria Embankment, but will still retain its New Scotland Yard name, complete with the iconic revolving sign.
The capital’s thin blue line moved into its Broadway home in 1967, and since then it’s been visited by famous faces ranging from Prime Minster Tony Blair to Dallas star Larry Hagman, who played JR Ewing.
getwestlondon has gone through a treasure trove of images, many soon after its opening, which show technology which by today’s standards looks grossly antiquated.
The building was sold last year for £370 million.
All images courtesy of Mirrorpix and Getty.
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