Shopping and Leisure
The development is well served by a range of local shops and facilities on nearby Hessle Road including newsagents, fruit and veg stores, hardware stores, bookmakers and a good selection of takeaways. There are also two large supermarkets.
The Princess Quay Shopping Centre is close by and is home to a large selection of high street names like Carphone Warehouse, Topshop, Accessorize and Bank. The centre also offers restaurants and cafes and a multi-screen cinema.
St Stephen’s is Hull’s newest retail outlet. Located next to the Paragon transport interchange, the centre boats high street and fashion names alongside popular restaurants chains and a cinema.
Out and About
Hull has a museum quarter consisting Wilberforce House, the Arctic Cosair, the Hull and East Riding Museum and the Streetlife Museum of Transport. Other attractions include the Ferens Art Gallery, the Maritime Museum and the award winning The Deep Aquarium, the world’s only underwater aquarium.
There are also three theatres: the Hull New Theatre, The Northern Theatre Company and the Hull Truck Theatre, showing a range of local and national productions, not to mention the traditional Christmas pantomime!
The local area offers much in the way of sporting activities, including a climbing centre just down the road from the development. Further afield there are gyms, leisure centres and a selection of golf clubs. The KC stadium, home ground of Hull City FC, is less than a mile away.
Every October Hull is host to one of the world’s largest travelling funfairs.
Amy Johnson is located just 2.2 miles from Hull city centre meaning all the amenities of this lively city are easily accessed either by a short car journey or the regular bus service.
Commuting is easy with a number of road connections nearby. The A63 is nearby, the main road into Hull that connects with the M62, linking with Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and the rest of the UK motorway network.
The Humber Bridge, the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world, connects the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire and can be seen from the development.
The Paragon Interchange opened in 2007 to integrate the city’s railway station with the bus and coach station. Commuting and travelling around the city is now much easier.
Hull also has a ferry terminal linking it with Zeebruge and Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Schools & Education
Nearby primary schools include Paisley Primary School (0.6 mi), Adelaide Primary School (1 mi), St Charles R C Primary School (1.5 mi) and Clifton Primary School 91.7 mi). Secondary schools include Pickering High School (1.3 mi), Endeavour High School (1.7 mi) and Kelvin Hall Science College (2 mi).
The University of Hull is just over two miles from the development.