Stage 1 – Victoria Square

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Queen Victoria Square    This tells you about the many fine buildings and their history, in what is effectively, the Centre of Hull, the place that Queen Victoria (or at least her statue) resides, surrounded by what many regard as the finest structures in Hull.

Hull during the two World Wars    Hull was a prime bombing target in World War 1 and 2. Fine out why, and the consequences here.

Hull’s Cream and multi-coloured Phone Boxes    Learn about Hull’s independence from the National Telephone Service (GPO) and how its telephone system and phone boxes developed differently to the rest of the county

Amy Johnson returning to her native city of Hull  following her epic flight to Australia in 1930 on Movietone News

Hear the full version of ‘Gloria Victoria’  It’s from the album ‘Songs for Humberside’ recorded in 1971 by Christopher Rowe & Ian Clark.

Now and Then 

Queen Victoria Squarec1910 (Curtesy Hull Daily Mail)

                                                     c2014 (Curtesy Burtons – Hull