Images

Images

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The Library Area

Hull History Centre 05

Hull History Centre Exterior

Hull History Centre 04

Building in porgress. The South Side

Hull History Centre 03

Aerial Model

Hull History Centre 02

Artist's impression of the interior of the arcade.

Description

Description

Hull History Centre is a joint project between Hull City Council and the University of Hull, and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It opened to the public on 25th January 2010 and provides state-of-the-art accommodation for the City Archives, Local Studies Library and University collections of archives in areas such as local history, politics, literature and human rights.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Joint use library

Size

3000 m2

Floors

2

Architect

Pringle Richards Sharratt

Building contractor

ISG Regions

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Baby changing facilities, Cafe/refreshment areas, Equipment provision, Exhibition/display areas, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Specialist subject collections, Teaching rooms

External features

Shared building, Building shape, Materials, Landscaping

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

Control mechanisms, Materials used

Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Critical distances

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

FG Library Products, Ecospace

Services and facilities suppliers

3M, Harrow Green

IT provision

Internet access, Laptop points, Public access terminals, WiFi, Number of public computer terminals: 20

Seats/study pPlaces

50

Stock

2,000,000