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.

Brunswick Dock 1960

Brunswick Dock 1960

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 image this week shows the massive grain silo of Liverpool’s Brunswick Dock with the tower of the Anglican Cathedral in the background. The date is January 27th 1960.

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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 image this week shows the bar at the Rovers Return, Coronation Street, in April 1968.

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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 image this week shows the lofty interior of Lime Street station in January 1967.

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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 image this week shows the queue outside Old Trafford for tickets to the much-anticipated FA Cup semi-final clash between Leeds and Manchester United. It is March 1965.

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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 image this week is a classic wintry scene at Sefton Park in January 1963. The lake has frozen over in one of the harshest winters on record, but an overnight fall of snow has ruined any chances of skating.

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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 image this week shows ground staff desperately trying to thaw out the frozen pitch at Maine Road, Manchester, using braziers filled with hot coals. The date is January 8th 1953.

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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 image this week shows the ocean liner Empress of Canada teetering precariously close to loading bays on Gladstone Dock after fire had broken out on board.

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Strangeways at Christmas

Strangeways at Christmas

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. This week our image shows the Christmas crib and seasonal decorations at Strangeways Prison, Manchester, in December 1969.

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Bee Gees at Liverpool Cathedral

Bee Gees at Liverpool Cathedral

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 image this week shows the Bee Gees rehearsing for a Christmas concert at Liverpool Cathedral in December 1967.

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Rolling Stones ’64

Rolling Stones ’64

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. This week we focus more on people rather than landmarks – although the band that visited Manchester in January 1964 are probably now regarded as a national institution.

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Christmas Lights – Lord Street, Liverpool

Christmas Lights – Lord Street, Liverpool

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 shows Christmas lights twinkling in Lord Street, Liverpool, as shoppers hunt for bargains in December 1962.

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Corrie Panto 1964

Corrie Panto 1964

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Coronation Street, we look back this week to the cast’s version of the pantomime Cinderella, staged at the Granada studios in December 1964.

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Liverpool FC at Speke

Liverpool FC at Speke

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 shows Liverpool footballers and staff at Speke Airport ready to fly out to Belgium to play Anderlecht in the European Cup. It is December 1964.

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Manchester Victoria Station at Christmas

Manchester Victoria Station at Christmas

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 staff switching on the splendid Christmas tree at Manchester Victoria station in December 1951.

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Liverpool Cathedral Choir

Liverpool Cathedral Choir

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 seasonal main image this week shows choirboys and members of the Cross Guild of Liverpool Cathedral rehearsing for the Christmas services of December 1958.

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