Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Maritime Buildings

Maritime buildings are on Alfred Gelder Street close by the Guildhall and were actually designed by our old friends Gelder & Kitchen in 1900. The doorway is impressive but could do with some tlc and a good coat of paint. A nearby blue plaque informs us that a goodly portion of Finland's huddled masses went through Hull on their way to the land of the free and the home of the whatever ...


  1. What an interesting piece of history. The building is just gorgeous.

  2. Why don't they ever build things like that now? I can't imagine today's monstrosities lasting so long or being so treasured in the future.

  3. A good scrub down is needed, but I really do like the style.