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The North-West from the Air Gallery

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Cheshire, Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside and Greater Manchester

Choose from 80 pictures in our The North-West from the Air collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Aintree racecourse, Liverpool 20434_011 Featured The North-West from the Air Print

Aintree racecourse, Liverpool 20434_011

AINTREE RACECOURSE, Liverpool, Merseyside. Opened in 1829 for horse racing on the flat, steeplechasing was officially introduced in 1839, when the first Grand National was run at Aintree. Amongst National Hunt courses, fences such as The Chair, Canal Turn and Bechers Brook make Aintree amongst the most challenging. In the 1950s and 1960s, Aintree also hosted the British Grand Prix and the Aintree 200, a non-championship Formula 1 motor race. Alfonso de Portago is notable for competing in both the Grand National and Grand Prix at Aintree. There is a nine hole golf course within the circuit

© Historic England

Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029 Featured The North-West from the Air Print

Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029

BIRKENHEAD, Merseyside, August 1920. Aerial view. Prominent in the foreground are Queens Buildings with St James Church on its roundabout and Corporation Street. On the West Float of Wallasey Pool two Graving docks can be seen (beneath the aircraft wing) adjacent to Brassey's Canada Iron Works (where materials and rolling stock for Canada's Grand Trunk Railway were manufactured in the 1850s and 1860s) and the huge flour mills (including Ocean Flour Mills), which in the 1920s were milling more grain than anywhere else in Europe. The East Float, Mersey and Liverpool's Three Graces can be made out in the distance. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

© Historic England

Blackpool Pleasure Beach EAW077739 Featured The North-West from the Air Print

Blackpool Pleasure Beach EAW077739

Blackpool, Lancashire. Blackpool Pleasure Beach resort and amusement park, photographed in August 1959. First founded in 1896, it was used as inspiration for the first Disneyland (at Anaheim, California) which opened in 1955. Aerofilms Collection

© Historic England

Aerial, Leisure, Recreation, Urban