Hessle Road

  • Grimsby mural to celebrate fishing heritage

    Grimsby mural to celebrate fishing heritage

    14th July 2022

    A new mural depicting the town’s fishing history is underway in Grimsby, reports Brian W Lavery. Hull-based artist Andy Pea – the man behind many of that city’s murals – was chosen to create the new artwork, which got underway…

  • Lost Hull trawlermen remembered

    Lost Hull trawlermen remembered

    10th February 2022

    A venue change did not stop Hessle Road folk coming out in force to mark the 33rd annual Lost Trawlermen’s Day service in Hull, reports Brian W Lavery. The service is usually held near the memorial sculpture on the site…

  • Hessle Road Remembered

    Hessle Road Remembered

    16th April 2021

    In 1971, photographer Alec Gill began to document the life of Hull’s Hessle Road fishing community, building up a collection of over 6,600 black and white negatives. Here he shares some of the memories evoked by his pictures… Having hitch-hiked…


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