Hull aiming for Maritime City status after UK City of Culture revitalisation

Hull wants its 800 years of seafaring history to be officially recognised by becoming a Maritime City. This follows its designation as UK City of Culture in 2018 which helped revitalise the city.

In becoming Yorkshire's Maritime City, Hull would be embedded as a key part of the UK's tourism and heritage landscape. 

Over the next five years, Hull will refurbish, preserve and restore four historic maritime sites and two historic ships. These are:

The team behind the £27.4 million project is still seeking feedback on the proposed plans revealed in April. You can share your thoughts here.

Image: Maritime Hull website



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