Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester & Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look now.

Three Graces Waterfront

Three Graces Waterfront

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. This week our photo shows the trio of world-renowned Liverpool landmarks known as the Three Graces in October 1959.

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Oxford Street Smog

Oxford Street Smog

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 photo shows what seems to be pedestrians picking their way through the fog on a cold evening on Oxford Street in November 1953.

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Suez Protest

Suez Protest

Then and Now compares images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. We look back to when Manchester University students protested against British policy in Egypt during the Suez Crisis.

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Everton at St George’s Hall

Everton at St George’s Hall

Then and Now compares images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Here we show the victorious Everton football team on the steps of St George’s Hall after winning the FA Cup in May 1966.

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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...

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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...

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Piccadilly Lancaster Bomber

Piccadilly Lancaster Bomber

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. Our main image this week comes from an era before social distancing when thousands of Mancunians crowded into Piccadilly for a close-up view of a Lancaster bomber.

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New Strand Centre

New Strand Centre

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look now. This week’s main photo from January 1967 shows construction work on the 22-storey block of flats dominating the £5 million New Strand Shopping Centre in Bootle.

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Then & Now – St Saviour’s Church, Manchester

Then & Now – St Saviour’s Church, Manchester

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Bold Street, Liverpool

Then & Now – Bold Street, Liverpool

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Students’ Union building, Manchester

Then & Now – Students’ Union building, Manchester

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool

Then & Now – Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Piccadilly Station, Manchester

Then & Now – Piccadilly Station, Manchester

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Liverpool Canal at Maghull, Sefton

Then & Now – Liverpool Canal at Maghull, Sefton

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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Then & Now – Parker Street, Manchester

Then & Now – Parker Street, Manchester

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 picture shows Heaton Park in 1906. Its previous owner the Earl of Wilton had sold it to Manchester City Council just four years earlier in 1902.

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