Nostalgic pictures of London’s Christmas lights

24th November 1961:  Christmas decorations decorate Oxford Street, London.  (Photo by George Freston/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

24th November 1961: Christmas decorations decorate Oxford Street, London. (Photo by George Freston/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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These nostalgic pictures of London’s festive lights over the years should get you in the mood nicely for Christmas.

They show the decorations which have adorned some of the capital’s landmark streets and stations throughout the decades.

Press play for some suitably romantic music and click on the multimedia gallery below to see pictures including Brixton High Road in 1927, Paddington Station in 1935 and the Christmas tree at St Paul’s Cathedral in 1935.

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