Animated time travel photos reveal the changing face of Britain's cities

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Liverpool in the Victorian age - St George’s Hall survives but the streets have since transformed
Liverpool in Victorian times - St George’s Hall survives but the streets have since transformed Credit: onstride

The last 125 years has seen the streets of Britain transform almost beyond recognition – for better or for worse.

Gone are the horse-drawn carriages, and many fine buildings from London and beyond; lost to war, fire and changing fashions.

Major change, too, can be seen across many of our once-glorious, now faded seaside resorts, where grand piers have been repurposed again and again over time.

Blending modern photography with archive images, the following animations, compiled by Onward, reveal five cities in the UK and how they've morphed since the Victorian ages. 

1. Victoria Embankment, London

Central to the scene, Cleopatra's Needle, the obelisk, which dates back nearly 3,500 years to 1450...

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