2018

TA1028 : South Bridge Road, Kingston upon Hull

taken 6 years ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, England

South Bridge Road, Kingston upon Hull
South Bridge Road, Kingston upon Hull
At No.76 South Bridge Road, the former Winding House, built 1866, the sole surviving building of the former Victoria Dock. It was designed to accommodate a coal-fired steam engine and winching mechanism to pull vessels along the former patent No.2 slipway, since converted to a pond.

Work is presently underway to convert the building to five apartments, which will involve, inter alia, adding a new second storey. Planning permission was granted by the City Council on 13 October 2017.

Victoria Dock opened 1850 and closed to commercial traffic 1970. The following year the dock, except for the half-tide basin, was filled in. In 1987 the City Council acquired the dock estate from ABP (Associated British Ports). The same year, the Council entered into a partnership with Bellway Homes Ltd to redevelop the estate for new homes, a marina, a park, playing fields, community centre, maritime museum and community school. House-building commenced in 1988.

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This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY 2018 Automatic Clusters: · Hull [2696] · Street [1675] · Victoria Dock [589] · Building [543] · Partnership [158] Title Clusters: · South Bridge Road, Kingston upon Hull [15] ·
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TA1028, 3442 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Bernard Sharp   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 20 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 October, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1080 2856 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.4993N 0:19.2910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1087 2838
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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