Open Bridges made history when for the first, and only time, all 13 of the bridges over the River Hull raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city of Hull in two at 20:17 hours on the autumn equinox, 22nd September 2017.

LATEST NEWS 2018: We are delighted to introduce our new Open Bridges project, ‘Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories’, gathering stories to preserve the heritage of the River Hull, its bridges and the people and vessels which have used it over the years. Click on the River Hull memories page here for the latest stories.

Before we begin, the River Hull flows out into the Humber Estuary, but where does it start? Find out about our trip to the origins of the river –  Click here

We’ve been collecting stories throughout July – October and are now preparing the River Full Of Stories film, exhibition and book.

Open Bridges is an independent Hull/East Yorkshire based project.


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