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Building Hull’s New Town

Making Progress

Mounds of rubble, half-built houses and fenceless posts are typical of Bransholme at the time. But the Workmen press on to create Hull’s new town.

Hull Daily Mail, September 1967

Lothian Way

Building in the countryside, construction gets underway on Lothian Way, Bransholme in mid-1970s.

Hull Daily Mail, September 1976

Machine Age Housing

Machine Age housing at Bransholme. Maisonettes begin to take shape with prefabricated sections being hoisted into position by vast cranes brought in specifically for the construction project.

Hull Daily Mail, November 1969

The Sky is the Limit

Up, up and…up! Contemporary 17 storey flats being built by former Hull firm, L. H. Beal & Son Limited in 1971.

Hull Daily Mail, April 1971

Spooner Group

Spooners was one of a number of Hull construction firms to be involved in the redevelopment of the area, including this building site off Noddle Hill Way, Bransholme.

Hull Daily Mail, September 1980