Interactive map shows London's past and present

An interactive map shows what has changed, and what has stayed the same, over the last century.

The Historic London map, created for Expedia, uses old photographs from the late 1800s or early 1900s against a current image from Google Maps street view.

This picture, taken at the south side of Covent Garden Market, shows the square bustling with traders in 1905. Credit: Expedia

The map features 14 pictures including Covent Garden in 1905, Hyde Park in the 1920s and Fleet Street in 1890.

Piccadilly Circus in 1949 compared to how it looks today. Credit: Expedia
In 1908, Buckingham Palace is shown with the flag flying to show that the King is in residence. Credit: Expedia

The archive photos show how while landmarks remain in place, transport systems and road markings are dramatically different.