Hull’s Whitefriargate is the inspiration for a new poem, The Constant Parade, that has been unveiled on the historic street as part of National Poetry Day 2021.
Vicky Foster, Whitefriargate’s … More
Hull’s Whitefriargate is the inspiration for a new poem that will be unveiled on the historic street on National Poetry Day on Thursday (7 October).
Vicky Foster, Whitefriargate’s poet-in-residence for … More
A new immersive soundwalk for Hull’s Whitefriargate will help people rediscover the magic of the historic thoroughfare this month.
Artist Jez riley French has created a soundwalk, Breet Velvit Ake … More
Hull City Council has been awarded a £100,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Whitefriargate High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) to create and deliver community-led cultural activities … More
A new supermarket has opened its doors in Hull’s historic Old Town.
The One Stop on Silver Street offers a range of convenience products, as well as made-to-order sandwiches from … More
A new poem has been commissioned to celebrate the area of Whitefriargate for World Poetry Day 2021.
Hull’s High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) has partnered with Humber Mouth literature … More
To celebrate National Storytelling Week, Hull Libraries and Hull City Council are sharing some of the special memories people have of Whitefriargate in a series of oral history interviews.
The … More
Hull city centre is set to welcome a new nationally-known convenience store.
Silver Street will soon be home to a One Stop franchise, which will also offer made-to-order sandwiches from … More
The rich history of Whitefriargate, Hull’s most famous thoroughfare, can be explored this half-term thanks to a new family-friendly trail.
The trail, which can be downloaded from the Visit Hull … More
An exhibition in Hull’s Old Town is celebrating and highlighting the city’s black history and culture.
The exhibition, which runs until Saturday 31 October, is part of Black History Month.… More
An exhibition to mark Black History Month is taking place in Hull’s Old Town.
The exhibition will run from Saturday 17 October until Saturday 31 October, merging themes of migration, … More
The regeneration of Whitefriargate is benefiting from grant funding of up to £1.75m from Historic England.
Hull City Council has now entered into a formal agreement to deliver the scheme … More
The former Marks and Spencer store and a neighbouring property in Whitefriargate have been bought by a Hull developer.
Wykeland Group has acquired the 60,000 and 42,000 sq ft buildings, … More
Hull’s high street is among the country’s most thriving, according to new data.
Retail closures across the UK have reached a five-year high – with 16 stores shutting every day.… More
Plans for the regeneration of Whitefriargate will go on show on Tuesday 1 October as the Humber High Street Challenge Fund grant scheme is launched.
The historic street in Hull … More
Minor repair works of Hull’s newly paved streets will get under way on Tuesday 1 October, with work scheduled for Paragon Square, Jameson Street, King Edward Street, Queen Victoria Square, … More
Whitefriargate is to receive up to £1.75m as part of a £95m nationwide funding pot from Historic England.
Councillor Daren Hale, portfolio holder for regeneration and economic investment, said: “Whitefriargate … More
Proposals for the regeneration of Whitefriargate are to go on display to the public as part of a six-week consultation.
The new concept designs, providing visual guidance on how shop … More
The vision for Whitefriargate continues to take shape with new concept designs, providing visual guidance on how shop frontages could be transformed, to go before councillors.
The concept designs are … More
People are being asked to influence the multi-million pound regeneration of Whitefriargate.
The historic Hull thoroughfare has already secured millions of pounds of investment and next year, the council is … More
Hull City Council has secured £1m to support the regeneration of Whitefriargate under the Humber High Street Challenge fund.
The fund, from the Humber LEP, is providing grants aimed at … More
Did you know it’s “incredibly important” that gutters in historic properties are cleaned regularly?
That’s why buildings in Beverley Road, Pearson Park and Whitefriargate received their annual gutter cleanse this … More
Hull City Council has taken a step closer to securing £22 million to regenerate Whitefriargate.
The council has been successful in the first stage of the bidding process and will … More
A group has been set up to target millions of pounds of Government high street funding for Hull – and is readying its first bid.
The City Centre Future Visioning … More
This is how one of Hull’s most popular shopping streets could look under new plans.
Whitefriargate in the city’s Old Town is Hull City Council’s next major regeneration project.
A … More