What's Happening in Hull
A major exhibition to promote and celebrate the renewal of many
of Hull’s public buildings and services has opened at the Hull
The What’s Happening in Hull touring exhibition has
been brought together by Hull Civic Society in
conjunction with eight major partners who, between them are
revitalising Hull’s schools, health centres, housing, higher
education, the economy and the public realm.
And a great deal really is happening, right across the city – a
major renaissance is underway to replace many of our public
buildings and a transformation in the services they provide, on a
scale not seen in the past fifty years – a veritable
Whilst many of the new buildings and services receive good
coverage in the media when they are initially unveiled, it is not
easy to get an impression of the sheer scale of the investments
being made and planned and what is being achieved.
The What’s Happening in Hull exhibition aims to present
the full picture in one mobile exhibition.
The exhibition consists of over twenty large display panels with
four video screens, depicting progress in all areas of the
The revitalised infrastructure is the result of many teams of
craftsmen, designers, project managers, suppliers and the City
Council, all working together to push forward the quality of life,
economy, and the appearance of our city – its image and
attractiveness to visitors and investors.
The partners include associated British Ports, Building Schools
for the Future – Esteem and Balfour Beaty, City Care, Hull City
Council, Hull College Group, the University of Hull and Hull Civic
The exhibition will be at the Hull History Centre until the end
of January and then, we hope that as it tours around venues
across the city, as many people as possible will be able to view
the exhibition and share with us the pride and excitement in the
development of our great city.
John Netherwood Jan 2013