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 Terry Farrell | River Hull Corridor (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Terry Farrell and Partners were appointed to undertake the River Hull Corridor masterplan, also known as Hull 2020, in conjunction with the commission for The Deep submarium.
Hull is a historic city with medieval origins, which has suffered 20th century decline but is now enjoying a period of regeneration and growth through a programme of strategic planning and economic investment.
The Hull 2020 Masterplan is a guide to new development for Hull, which can be used as a tool for implementing the transformation of the city into a flourishing, 21st century urban centre.
www.terryfarrell.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /projects/mixing/mix_rivHull.html   (392 words)

 Driffield Navigation & River Hull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The main part of the route is the River Hull while at the northern end is Frodingham Beck and the Driffield Canal.
The River Hull and part of Frodingham Beck are navigable while the Driffield Canal is mostly unnavigable - though under various stages of restoration.
The river here is often higher than the level of the surrounding land so views of the waterway are not always clear from the road.
www.canals.btinternet.co.uk /canals/driffieldhull.htm   (2538 words)

 River Hull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Situated at the end of the River Hull where it meets the Humber Estuary.
The River Hull is a navigable river in the East Riding of Yorkshire in the north of England.
It is navigable from its junction with the Driffield Navigation at Aike Beck, and it continues via the junctions with the Leven Canal, the Arram Beck and Beverley Beck.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Hull   (224 words)

 Kingston upon Hull. History Page One. River Humber.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The township of Hull came into existence sometime in the late 1100's- At first it was called Wyke upon Hull, and it was only after King Edward 1 took over the port in 1293 that it became Kingston (The King's town) Upon Hull.
Meanwhile the last few hundred yards of the River Hull, before its out-fall into the Humber, were diverted to make a straighter channel, by using a small creek, Sayercreek, for the new course.
Hull Fair is one of the main institutions of the modern city, nowadays held for a week in October.
www.riverhumber.com.cob-web.org:8888 /index8a.htm   (602 words)

 River Humber.co.uk .....Hull City Docks Page 2
With the advance of the railways linking Hull with Selby and Leeds more trade came to the port and again it was decided another dock was needed and in 1844 an Act allowed for the construction of a branch dock on the west side of Humber Dock and to the north of the Railway Terminus.
The original entance was from the River Hull via lockpits but later an extension called the 'Half-tide basin' was constructed on the south side of the dock with a 60 foot entrance from the River Humber.
In 1964 the entrance to the Victoria Dock from the River Hull was closed and remodelled.
website.lineone.net /~ktaylor297/index12b.htm   (512 words)

 Hull LBAP : Freshwater habitats
The degree of salinity and the depth of the River are dependent on the tides.
Hull was built upon marshland and relies on the many drains to keep the land dry.
The proposed conservation direction is to maintain and improve the quality, stateand structure of all UK rivers and streams and their associated floodplains, and restore degraded rivers and streams taking account of water quality and quantity, structure and hydraulic connection with the floodplain.
www.hull.ac.uk /HBP/ActionPlan/Freshwater.htm   (1717 words)

 Hull; guide, pictures, links, chat
Although technically Kingston upon Hull -on the river Hull- the city is usually called Hull and not Kingston and is far more influenced by the substantially larger river Humber whose estuary it dominates.
The sea (the North Sea) is in the Hull air.
Hull is a welcoming city with its own unique brand of Yorkshire wholesome-ness and warmth.
www.plus44.com /towns/hull1.html   (159 words)

 GENUKI: Sutton On Hull Parish information from Bulmers' 1892.
The soil is chiefly a strong clay, and wheat and beans are the chief crops.
Sayer de Sutton is said to have cut the present channel of the river Hull from Sculcoates Gote to the Humber, for the purpose of draining the marshes within his lordship; and he appears to have exacted toll from vessels entering the former river.
The lands of the archbishop and of the abbey of Meaux are frequently styled manors, and after the partition of the original manor amongst the co-heiresses before mentioned, the three parts became severally known as the manors of Sutton, Hastings, and Mauley.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/YKS/ERY/Suttononhull/Suttononhull92.html   (1570 words)

 Tugs and Towing
The modern-day Hull is a far-cry of the old Hull of the 19th, and 20th centuries.
At the very mouth of the River Hull is an area known as "Sammie's Point".This area is now under construction and will be transformed into a "Deep Sea" enviroment viewing area, to be named "The Deep".
The HULL FAIR, held every year, in October, is the decendant of a very old fair, with common links to the old Nottingham "Goose" Fair, and indeed, it has been held just after that famouse fair, the showmen and traders travelling to Hull after the Nottingham Fair finished.
www.geocities.com /e_laud/wat   (1057 words)

 River Hull
The River Hull is a river in the East Riding of Yorkshire in the north of England.
It is navigable from its junction with the Driffield Canal[?] at Struncheon Hill Lock, and it continues via the junctions with the Leven Canal[?], the Arram Beck[?] and Beverley Beck[?].
It then joins the Humber estuary in the centre of Kingston upon Hull.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ri/River_Hull.html   (68 words)

 Hull Deanery
West Hull Area is part of the Deanery of Hull.  The area stretches almost from the city centre some 10 miles to the western village communities.  The eleven benefices cover commuter villages, leafy suburbs and inner city.
We have the new Hull Super Stadium, the surviving element of the old fishing community and the Humber Bridge.
East Hull area of Hull deanery is the city east of the river Hull.
homepage.ntlworld.com /pjchild/archdeaconry/deaneries/hull1.htm   (123 words)

 Souris River Canoe's newest hull design - Skeena
The Skeena River serves as the drainage for 33,700 square miles of area high in the coastal mountains providing an outlet to the Pacific ocean.
It is the one of the longest, undammed rivers in the world and serves as a habitat and spawning grounds to 5 million salmon per year.
The water it fast and not navigable in the highest areas near the river's origin, and the lower reaches are also nothing to sneeze at with cold swift waters.
www.redrockstore.com /canoes/skeena/skeena.html   (1134 words)

 Kingston upon Hull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is located on the north bank of the Humber estuary, near the east coast, and on both sides of the River Hull, which flows into the Humber.
Hull's maritime history is thought to have been a key factor in the transmission of syphilis: the earliest evidence of syphilis in medieval Europe is at the site of an Augustinian friary (destroyed 1539) in Hull.
Hull City Council was designated as the UK's worst performing authority in both 2004 and 2005, which the Council are trying to improve with its new 160 million pound St Stephen's project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingston_upon_Hull   (4424 words)

 Information about the four Hull College centres - College Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hull College's main campus is based within the heart of the city centre.
Due to major investment, Hull is experiencing a period of growth and investment along the River Hull Corridor and throughout the City.
In 2004 the most prestigious Hull College development to date was again to have a direct impact on the City's skyline and community.
www.hull-college.ac.uk /college/locations.html   (312 words)

 Hull Marina: Waterscape.com
Hull is also a perfect base for all year-round cruising on sheltered estuarial waters and for exploring the River Trent, Ouse and the spectacular Yorkshire Coast.
Hull Marina boat repair and hard standing storage yard, including covered areas are situated in Railway Street alongside Humber Dock, and is equipped with a 50 ton Wise boat hoist and 2 ton crane, a new Roodberg Hydraulic Boat Trailer and supporting cradles, a New Holland Tractor, Manitou (fork lift/tele-handler) and other related facilities.
Hull Marina is entered via a Tidal Lock which operates from 3 hours before High Water to 3 hours after High Water.
www.waterscape.com /servicesdirectory/Hull_Marina/sid1073   (405 words)

Hull is situated where the River Hull flows into the Humber estuary.
The parish church of Holy Trinity is one of the largest in England and is notable for its early use of bricks.
William Wilberforce was born in Hull and his family home has been turned, together with neighbouring houses, into a historical museum with special emphasis on the slave trade.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /IThull.htm   (226 words)

 The Making of Heterosexual Relationships - Images of Hull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
These are home to families who have lived locally for generations, perhaps farming the land, and those newcomers who commute to Hull and York or, alternatively, have retired to 'the country'.
As the focal point of the fieldwork, Hull in particular encompasses acute divisions in wealth and social status with the River Hull marking a divide between East and West of the city - working and middle class - a tension manifested in the city's two rival rugby teams.
For Hull is both a Here and an Everywhere and, at the same time, a Here that is as individual and as pungent as a whiff of the fish-dock.
www.hull.ac.uk /hrp/pages/images.htm   (317 words)

There is a site with a good history of the early period of the city for a detailed history, a snippet of which is quoted here...
The latter part of the C18th saw a period of tremendous growth for the city, most of it fuelled by marine-related industry, and it is at this period that the family[ies] begin to appear there.
This line stays in Hull from then on (this is the family of Oliver the Customs Officer, and his sons Thomas the Cabinet Maker and William the Chemist).
homepage.ntlworld.com /mandy.walker_/Hull.htm   (274 words)

 River Hull and Driffield Navigation Today
The center of Hull is highly industrialised with large (usually smelly) factories, and ugly oil terminals, some of the more famous factories include Recketts (the chimney can be seen for miles around), Croda (really smelly), and Rix (who still use the river).
The river here has high banks, and unless you are traveling of the top of the tide even standing on the roof will not let you see much (unless you have a high boat).
To the west is a drain which follows the old course of the river, which winds its way round the back of the farm to the southwest and back to the river at the lock.
www.drifnav.co.uk /ma_files/riverhul_dn_today.htm   (2755 words)

 River Riders Gear Sales, Kayaks and paddlesport accessories
The h2 is a real progressive, modern river running kayak.
Designed for X River paddling, it's at home just getting out with your friends for a play run at the weekend or tackling harder WW on expeditions.
Even with its superb river running pedigree, the h2 will give you the ability to surf and play in holes due to its flat planing hull and carefully designed waterline.
www.riverriders.com /pyranha_h2.htm   (302 words)

 The County Council of Humberside (River Hull Tunnel) Scheme 1989 Confirmation Instrument 1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A minimum navigable width of 16 metres with a temporary river bed of 1.85 metres with respect to Ordnance Survey Datum (Newlyn) will be maintained during any temporary diversion of the River Hull.
The temporary diversion of the River Hull within its existing alignment between two points approximately 50 metres north and south respectively either side of the centre line of the proposed tunnel such centre line being approximately 160 metres north east of the eastern boundary of Evergreen Drive Greenacres Kingston Upon Hull aforesaid.
The River Authority for the Navigable watercourse is the National Rivers Authority of Yorkshire NRA, 21 Park Square South, Leeds LS1 2QG.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1991/Uksi_19911411_en_3.htm   (323 words)

 Renting a Souris River Canoe for your BWCA canoe trip
Some outfitters still use the Souris River Wilderness 18 which is a good canoe compared to other-brand kevlars, but not a real stable-feeling hull when you don't have a load in it.
The majority of other-brand kevlar canoes tend to be racing hulls with no rocker which does not allow the canoe to turn quickly unless the bow paddler is a skilled paddler knowledgeable in paddling maneuvers including sweep-strokes, draw-strokes and cross-bow rudder.
The Souris River Q-17 is a general recreational canoe which is 17'3" long and the Wenonah MN II is a "retired" racing canoe design which is 18'6" long.
www.redrockstore.com /canoerental.htm   (1485 words)

 Mission Beach | River Rat ECO Cruises in Mission Beach Tropical North Queensland Australia | Riverrat Cruises
River Rat Eco Cruises is based in the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics region of Mission Beach – a small strip of coastal communities only 90 minutes south of Cairns.
Your Hull River adventure onboard River Rat ECO Cruises brings you face-to-face with some of nature’s most unique creations and creatures.
River Rat Eco Cruises departs daily and offers a relaxed and informative wildlife discovery along the Hull River.
www.riverratcruises.com   (370 words)

 Mcdowell+Benedetti Announced Winner of Landmark River Footbridge, Hull | Design Forums
The competition was launched by Citybuild in May 2005 to provide pedestrian access from the historic city centre to a new civic quarter being developed on the East Bank, called "The Boom".
In contrast to the river's industrial character and muddy tones, the bridge is sleek and sensuous and clad with a robust fl non-slip recycled rubber finish, which has a tactility and acoustic quality that encourages inhabitation.
The practice is currently engaged in the design and development of a 130m pedestrian bridge on the River Aire, which forms the centre piece of Channel Four’s regeneration initiative The Castleford Project.
www.dexigner.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=6106   (653 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Humber | City centre river could be dammed
The River Hull could be dammed as part of plans to regenerate the city which took its name, it has emerged.
Regeneration agency Hull Citybuild has commissioned a study to assess the impact of "impounding" the tidal river where it meets the Humber estuary.
He said damming the river could completely transform the area and would complement other developments on the River Hull corridor, including The Deep aquarium, the Museum Quarter and proposed residential developments on the East Bank.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/england/humber/4740949.stm   (368 words)

 TNC On Tour 2002 Page 4
The ABP Hull up to date charts were a boon as we could tick off the light floats as we passed them.
When we arrived at The Admirals steps, on the corner to the River Hull, the ebb going it and there was a bit of confused water as you meet the ebb coming out of the River Hull.
NB Frogmoore struggles into the River Hull, Hull Old Harbour against the last of the ebb.
www.tuesdaynightclub.co.uk /Tour_02/Tour02_4.html   (1252 words)

 Halcrow latest News: Halcrow appointed to study potential for Hull waterfront development, UK
Halcrow appointed to study potential for Hull waterfront development, UK Halcrow has been appointed to carry out a comprehensive study into the viability, costs and benefits of creating a constant water level in the River Hull.
Adam Wasserman, Hull Citybuild’s chief executive, said: “Much of Citybuild’s work includes the waterfront development of Hull and the River Hull corridor is one of the city's key assets, which at present is under utilised.
The River Hull corridor is an important waterway network, linking to canals running through the East Riding towns of Driffield and Beverley.
www.halcrow.com /html/news/06_aug_hull.htm   (725 words)

 RiverHumber.co.uk - Kingston upon Hull History..Page5
It is situated in cental Hull in Queen Victoria Square opposite Hull Maritime Museum and it is open all year round Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm Sun.1.30pm to 4.30pm.
There are displayed collections showing Hull's contribution to Artic Whaling in the 19th century, models of sailing smacks to steam trawlers showing Hull's part in North Sea and Deep Sea Fishing.
It is now permanently moored on the River Hull between Myton Bridge and Drypool Bridge behind The Streetlife Museum.
website.lineone.net /~ktaylor297/index8b.htm   (478 words)

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