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Then and Now
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 we feature a scene from what was once described as Manchester’s pet shop paradise – Tib Street in the Northern Quarter.
It was said you could buy anything from a goldfish to a monkey from the street’s numerous pet shops which were always buzzing with activity.
Your Return Ticket to the Past
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