Now & Then : St George’s Plateau

Now & Then : St George’s Plateau

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 main image this week shows resolute members of the Home Guard (Merseyside contingent) parading on St George’s...
Then & Now : Strangeways

Then & Now : Strangeways

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look now. This week our main image shows Strangeways Prison, now known as HM Prison Manchester, at the height of the 25-day riot in...
Then & Now : Piccadilly Gardens

Then & Now : Piccadilly Gardens

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look now. This week our main image shows the familiar open space of Piccadilly Gardens in the 1970s. The area is festooned with...