Hull City Council has revealed £27.5m plans to renovate the 2017 UK City of Culture's maritime attractions.
The plan includes:
- The Maritime Museum
- North End Shipyard
- Arctic Corsair
- Spurn Lightship
- Dock Office Chambers
- Creation of a new maritime route from Queen Victoria Square to the River Hull.
Hull City Council expects the revamp to bring in 300,000 visitors and generate £2.9m in income. The council is set to invest £10m and has applied for a £15m National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) grant.
Mick Jones, Hull City Council's Director of Regeneration, said: "We are determined to drive forward further regeneration, making Hull a better place to live, learn and work. If we successfully get the NLHF funding we have applied for, we expect to begin construction later this year."
Arctic Corsair rendering, on public display at Trinity Market. Image: Hull City Council.