Rovers Return 1968

Rovers Return 1968

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our main image this week shows the bar at the Rovers Return, Coronation Street, in April 1968. A rowdy crowd seem to be...
Lime Street Station Interior

Lime Street Station Interior

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 the lofty interior of Lime Street station in January 1967. Going by the station...
Old Trafford ticket queue

Old Trafford ticket queue

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our main image this week shows the queue outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash...
Snow on Sefton Park lake

Snow on Sefton Park lake

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 is a classic wintry scene at Sefton Park in January 1963. The lake has frozen over in...
Maine Road Braziers

Maine Road Braziers

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our main image this week shows ground staff desperately trying to thaw out the frozen pitch at Maine Road, Manchester, using...
Empress of Canada

Empress of Canada

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 dramatic main image this week shows the ocean liner Empress of Canada teetering precariously close to loading...