Postcard – 1920s showing the Midland Hotel and St Peters Square

24 Aug

This is a postcard by London Publishers H.S & S entitled the Aldwych series – Card No. 17744.

1920s Postcard of Midland Hotel and St Peters Square.


The scene shows St Peters Square in the centre of the picture and the Midland Hotel in the background and commercial buildings to the right of picture where today stands the striking Pantheon-inspired Manchester Central Library which started construction in 1930 and finished in 1934.

The picture below shows St Peters Square as it is today, with the Midland Hotel (left), Central Library (in the centre) and the Town Hall Buildings (to the right). The addition being the Metrolink train system which now runs through the square.

St Peter's Square showing the Midland Hotel, Central Library and Town Hall buildings.

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