Fried potato and Philip Larkin: Some of the reasons Hull has been voted #1 place to visit for a weekend break in 2021 Tweet The Queen even came to Kingston upon Hull to mark the final few weeks of its tenure as UK City of Culture for 2017. We can’t imagine why it has taken her […]Fried potato and Philip Larkin: Some of the reasons Hull has been voted #1 place to visit for a weekend break in 2021 — BoredZombie.com
On this day 40 years ago, the Humber Bridge in Hull opened to traffic after a grueling eight years of designing and constructing suspension bridge. With a span of 4600 feet, it broke the world record that had been set by the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in New York City (4260 feet) 17 years earlier. It held the title for the world’s longest suspension bridge for another 17 years. A look at the reasons why you should visit this bridge as well as some other interesting sites in Hull in the link above.
A thousand brithday greetings to the city of Hull for its prized work. 🙂