Manchester Cathedral Bombed

Manchester Cathedral Bombed

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 shows bomb damage to Manchester Cathedral caused by the Luftwaffe raids of December 1940. The...
Canadian troops at dock

Canadian troops at dock

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 Canadian troops arriving at Liverpool Docks in November 1941 to be welcomed by...
Queen Elizabeth at Liverpool Quay

Queen Elizabeth at Liverpool Quay

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 Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, stepping ashore at...
Cenotaph at St George’s Hall

Cenotaph at St George’s Hall

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 Remembrance Sunday ceremony of November 1952 with members of the armed...
The Queen at Aintree

The Queen at Aintree

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 photo this week shows the Queen and Queen Mother enjoying the annual spectacle of the Grand National at...
Churchill at Shambles

Churchill at Shambles

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. This week our main image shows a young Winston Churchill addressing a massed crowd at the Old Shambles in Manchester....