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Kingston upon Hull and area,

Channel 4's 'Location location etc' voted Hull the worst place to live in 2007 and next year beaten into second place by Middlesbrough.
The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber to build a quay.

The exact year Hull was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193. It was called Wyke on Hull. Renamed Kings-town upon Hull by King Edward I in 1299, the town and city of Hull has served as market town, military supply port, a trading hub, fishing and whaling centre, and industrial metropolis.

Hull was an early theatre of battle in the English Civil Wars.[6] Its 18th-century Member of Parliament, William Wilberforce, played a key role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain.

The city is unique in the UK in having had a municipally owned telephone system from 1902, sporting cream, not red, telephone boxes.

After suffering heavy damage during the Second World War (the 'Hull Blitz'), Hull weathered a period of post-industrial decline, during which the city gained unfavourable results on measures of social deprivation, education and policing. During the early 21st-century spending boom (before the late 2000s recession) the city saw large amounts of new retail, commercial, housing and public service construction spending.

Established tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, Hull Marina and The Deep, a city landmark. The redevelopment of one of Hull's main thoroughfares, Ferensway, included the opening of St. Stephen's Hull and the new Hull Truck Theatre. Spectator sporting activities include Premier League football and Super League Rugby. The KC Stadium houses the Hull City football club and Hull FC rugby club and Craven Park is home to rugby club Hull Kingston Rovers. Hull is also home to the Elite Ice Hockey League Hull Stingrays.

In November 2013, it was announced that Hull had won the UK City of Culture 2017 award.
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Anlaby Rd, Hull
Shots taken within a couple of minutes of each other to show the changing sky as the sun rises.
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Anlaby Rd, Hull
Shots taken within a couple of minutes of each other to show the changing sky as the sun rises.

East Park, Hull
:: East Park, Hull ::
Pickering Park
:: Pickering Park ::
Pearson Park
:: Pearson Park ::
Hull Fair
:: Hull Fair ::
Nostalgia, WW2 etc. weekends, East Park
:: Nostalgia, WW2 etc. weekends, East Park  ::
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Hull Marina
:: Hull Marina ::
The River Humber
:: The River Humber ::
Humber Bridge and  Humber Bridge Country Park
:: Humber Bridge and Humber Bridge Country Park ::
Queens Gardens, Hull
:: Queens Gardens, Hull ::
Hull museums
:: Hull museums ::
Princes Quay April 13 2009
:: Princes Quay April 13 2009 ::
Remembrance Sunday
:: Remembrance Sunday  ::
HMS Bounty Albert Dock
:: HMS Bounty Albert Dock ::
Hull city centre construction
:: Hull city centre construction ::
French Market in Hull centre
:: French Market in Hull centre ::
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The Carnegie Free Library at the gates of Hullís West Park was one of 660 libraries in Britain and Ireland built with funds supplied by the Scottish industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Construction began in the winter of 1904, to the designs of the City Architect Joseph Hirst.
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The Carnegie Free Library at the gates of Hullís West Park was one of 660 libraries in Britain and Ireland built with funds supplied by the Scottish industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Construction began in the winter of 1904, to the designs of the City Architect Joseph Hirst.

An unfortunate ailing estate pub, gradually being vandalised into oblivion.
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An unfortunate ailing estate pub, gradually being vandalised into oblivion.

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North Church Side
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North Church Side

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Sugar and Spice Ltd in Paragon Arcade
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Sugar and Spice Ltd in Paragon Arcade

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First building raised from the ashes after Hull was bombed in world war 2, just 3 months before I was born!
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First building raised from the ashes after Hull was bombed in world war 2, just 3 months before I was born!

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