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Hull - Pevsner Architectural Guides

David and Susan Neave, Yale University Press

Regeneration Post 1980

“It is through buildings such as the Hull History Centre, 2009, by Pringle Richards Sharratt [26), with its elegant curved timber arcade, that Hull can best demonstrate its architectural and cultural renaissance. page 36

Walk 4
Queen's Gardens and the Northern Suburb

“Further N on Worship Street is the former Central Fire Station, 1927 by Joseph H. Hirst and opposite the stylish Hull History Centre, 2009, by Pringle Richards Sharratt [26,92]. A long two-storey building with an elegant wide glazed arcade running full-height along the s side formed by twenty-four curved laminated timber beams covered with three-layer inflated ETFE (Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, a transparent polymer) cushions. This superb resource centre contains a local studies library, search room and education spaces on the ground floor with the archives of the city and the University of Hull stored above. page 129

© David and Susan Neave 2010 

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