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Businesses unite to support UK-first Hull Vigil project - 23rd April 2021 13:39

Hull Esteem and its partners have joined forces to bring a unique project to life through generous donations of time, expertise and resources, equivalent to a total investment of around £80,000.

The Hull Vigil, a first for the UK, is a monumental 365-day performance that will see a bespoke glass, steel framed, wood clad structure built and installed on top of Hull College by local businesses.

Overlooking Queen’s Gardens and the William Wilberforce Statue on one side,

High-quality housing scheme will bring wider benefits - 14th April 2021 18:39

Work is under way on a high-quality housing development at Marton Cum Grafton, which will benefit not only the local community, but North Yorkshire’s taxpayers.

The Yew Tree Farm scheme will feature more than 20 two, three, four and five-bedroom homes and is being developed on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council by developer Brierley Homes.

Located within the Marton Cum Grafton conservation area and on the edge of the Vale of York, close to York and Harrogate,

Hobson & Porter starts work on new NHS health centre - 30th March 2021 14:30

Work is under way on construction of a long-awaited NHS medical centre which will provide a hub delivering specialist services to the growing communities in villages to the west of Hull.

Hobson & Porter has been awarded the contract for the project by Lovel Developments and started work this week.

The centre is a significant piece of the jigsaw at the 25-acre site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, which has so far brought completion of 243 new homes as well as a clinic built by Hobson &

New distribution and packaging facilities completed at latest phase of JZ Flowers scheme - 4th March 2021 12:25

We’re pleased to have completed a new phase of works for our valued long-term client JZ Flowers at Dianthus Business Park in Newport, East Yorkshire.

The project, which involved the construction of further distribution and packaging facilities, is the latest of multiple phases of works delivered for JZ Flowers, which is an international leader in flower distribution, with offices located across the world including Spalding Lincolnshire, Ireland, Holland, Turkey, and Miami.

Since 2009, we have completed a number of consecutive phases for JZ Flowers on a design and build basis,

Restoring a forgotten landmark to its former glory - 22nd February 2021 12:26

Our project to restore an iconic but forgotten landmark in Hull’s city centre is making great progress, with works to the link building and internal refurbishments now underway.

79 Lowgate is an impressive Grade II-listed building that was formerly used as the City Archives, however this came to an end a decade ago when the Hull History Centre was opened.

Located on Guildhall Road and overlooking Queens Gardens, 79 Lowgate was originally built as headquarters for local wine and spirits merchant Samuel Mason.

Helping to restore Hull’s proud maritime heritage with Guildhall time ball installation - 18th February 2021 17:14

We are pleased to be underway with preparatory works to install one of the UK’s last remaining time balls to Hull’s Guildhall.

Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Hull City Council, we will be installing a fully working time ball and internal mechanism to the building as part of our Phase 2 refurbishment project.

The historic Guildhall Time Ball, once operational, will join a handful of other working time balls in the UK,

Work underway at historic Beverley Road Baths refurbishment - 29th January 2021 8:37

Our works are progressing on a multi-million refurbishment of one of Hull’s most characterful buildings built more than a century ago.

Beverley Road Baths opened to the public in May 1905 and remains a focal point for families and individuals in the heart of one Hull’s most well-known communities.

The Grade II listed building is undergoing £3.7 million of upgrades sympathetic to its history and its many original features which are still intact.

We began the early works to the external façade,

Construction underway at new warehouse facility for Crown Paints - 18th January 2021 17:32

We are delighted to have commenced works on a new state-of-the-art raw material and packaging warehouse facility for our client Crown Paints at its existing Hull manufacturing base on Sculcoates Lane.

The warehouse represents a £4.4 million investment by Crown Paints and will create an additional 4,265 sq m of storage space for raw materials and packaging.

Our construction work is ongoing, with the facility expected to be complete in July 2021.

Crown Paints’ operation in Hull is the company’s major UK water-based paint production site.

Hobson & Porter apprentice recognised with prestigious Hull College Principal’s Award - 23rd December 2020 14:00

We’re pleased to announce that one of our apprentices has been presented with a prestigious award from his college following his hard work both in the classroom and on site during this challenging year.

Joseph Thomlinson, aged 21, a Level 3 Brickwork apprentice at Hull College, received the Principal’s Award for Progress and Effort for Apprenticeships from Principal at the college.

Joe was nominated by his Skills Coach, Shaun Stephens, for his hard work throughout the pandemic in completing his Level 2 certificate and pushing his Level 3 studies towards completion.

New C4DI tech hub nearing completion with 160 new jobs on horizon - 30th November 2020 9:27

Our project at Hull’s Fruit Market to create a new showpiece building for the tech community is nearing completion, with 160 new highly-skilled and highly-paid tech jobs set to be made available.

Once open, the three-storey sister building for the Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) will offer space for tech businesses to grow and traditional companies to innovate through technology.

The £3.75m building has been developed by regeneration company Wykeland Group and is the latest major investment at Wykeland’s @TheDock tech campus in the Fruit Market creative quarter.

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