First images of a new £25m revamp of Hull’s public space revealed by Re-Form Landscape Architecture

Re-Form Landscape Architecture has revealed the first images of the £25m revamp of Hull’s public realm.

Working in partnership with Arup, Hull Council and Gardiner and Theobold the Leeds-based Re-Form Landscape Architecture are due to deliver the a transformation of the city’s public space in advance of Hull staging the UK City of Culture in 2017.

The redevelopment will see 14 streets and 4 public squares revamped including Queen Victoria Square and the historic Beverley Gate. The church wall within Trinity Square will be removed to create a flexible public space.

The streetscape will become home to artworks with a series of installations by British artist Michael Pinsky.

Andrew Price, Director at Re-Form Landscape Architecture, commented: “This is an ambitious and exciting scheme that will completely redefine the way in which local people and visitors experience the public spaces in Hull city centre.

“It’s great to be collaborating with so many creative people on such a complex project. It’s rare that a city puts so much investment into its public realm, and yet it’s these spaces that really make a city work.”