Airport Departure Lounge

Airport Departure Lounge

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week may look like a doctor’s waiting room, but it is actually the international departure gate at...
Hartor Close

Hartor Close

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our striking main image this week shows a child sitting on a pavement in front of rows of terraced houses...
Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello

Merseyside had a major part to play in the early career of singer-songwriter Elvis Costello, who burst into prominence in the late 1970s. Born in Paddington in August 1954, Costello moved to Birkenhead with his mother when he was 16 and went to school in Liverpool....