Images on this site are arranged into rough areas by location as in my book 'Still Occupied', available on Blurb. Eventually this site will contain all the images in that book and more.
Weeds have sprung up around the base of the noticeboard for Hull Docks Bye Law No 43, but the sign is still in good condition, though hardly needed as the swing bridge and lock gates are no longer in operation.
There is still water in the entrance lock, and also some in the dock beyond, though much of it was badly silted after almost 7 years of closure. On the dock side opposite are rows of caravans, newly made and waiting to be sold, and behind them, on the other side of the hidden railway tracks, industrial buildings around West Dock St, some still recognisable - I think Batty Joiners and buildings at the rear of GFG Plastics.
The railway tracks were soon to be replaced by the South Docks Road, under construction in 1984 and renamed the Clive Sullivan Way after the death of the famous Welsh rugby league star from cancer aged only 42. He played for both Hull and Hull KR and became the first black captain of any British national sporting side in 1972. His 250 tries in 12 years at Hull remains a record for the club (and there were another 118 for Hull KR.)
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