#InspirationWednesday – Hull

This week, our #InspirationWednesday is Kingston upon Hull. Sat within the county of East Ridings of Yorkshire, the city sits on the Humber Estuary and is within easy reach of York to the north west, Lincoln to the south and Leeds to west, giving it quite a good position from which to travel.


The history of Hull goes back to the 12th century, and its name was changed to Kings-town upon Hull by King Edward I in the 1200s. Back then, it was a market town, with the port used as the main industry for the city. During WW2, Hull was damaged on a large scale due to its unfortunate position along the river making it an easy target, but much construction spending has taken place since to rebuild the city.


Hull has a lot to offer to its residents today, for example, ‘The Deep’, an aquarium which spreads under the Humber Estuary, which recently welcomed penguins through its doors! Hull caters for football and rugby fans with Hull City, Hull FC and Hull Kingston Rovers all in competitive leagues. Winning the award for UK City of Culture for 2017, the city already offer a variety of events throughout the calendar year, including the Freedom Festival which takes over the streets of the city, and events at the Hull Truck, the city’s independent theatre.


Hull is a lovely city with a great community spirit. With the quay and marina at the heart, it is a lovely place to call home.

5 facts about Hull

  • Every Christmas, the city hosts a ‘live nativity’, in which real donkeys, lamas and a baby Jesus are part of the production!
  • Hull is the only city with cream telephone boxes.
  • Hull has the world’s largest Yorkshire Pudding factory.
  • Famous people from Hull include William Wilberforce, The Housemartins, Fatboy Slim and The Beautiful South.
  • There has been £1.5billion of regeneration in Hull over the last five years.
  • Property in Hull

    This lovely two bedroom apartment on Hainsworth Park is perfect for a first home. With a great open plan sitting room, kitchen and dining area, you can spend time with guests, friends and family in this comfortably large space. Only two miles out of the city centre, the area is tranquil and friendly, but close enough to amenities.




    This three bedroom semi-detached home on Summergangs Road is a great family home. With a new, modern fitted kitchen, nicely decorated interior and large garden, this is a beautifully presented home, which wouldn’t need any work. Only a short distance from the town centre and sat right on the edge of the lovely East Park, this is in the perfect location too.




    This four bedroom detached house on Legarde Avenue is a gorgeous property with loads of space for family and friends. Having been extended, the property not only has a lounge but a large rear conservatory space too, making the property feel larger and lighter. The garden has been divided up and has both a grass and seated area, perfect for summertime!



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