Hull Venue

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Hull Venue
Myton Street, Kingston upon Hull (geograph 5836231).jpg
Hull Venue before opening in July 2018
Former namesHull Venue
AddressMyton Street
Hull
HU1 2PS
England
Coordinates53°44′30″N 00°20′31″W / 53.74167°N 0.34194°W / 53.74167; -0.34194Coordinates: 53°44′30″N 00°20′31″W / 53.74167°N 0.34194°W / 53.74167; -0.34194
OwnerHull City Council
OperatorSMG Europe
Capacity3,500
Construction
OpenedAugust 2018
Construction cost£36 million
ArchitectAFL Architects
Main contractorsBAM Construct UK
Website
www.bonusarenahull.com

Hull Venue, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Bonus Arena,[1] is an indoor arena near Hull Marina in Hull, England. It was opened in August 2018 and has hosted music, comedy and sports events.

Construction[edit]

The venue was built on a brownfield site, between the Humber estuary and Hull City Centre.[2] Local steel, manufactured in Scunthorpe, was used on the project.[3]

Events[edit]

Since opening in August 2018, the arena has hosted shows from Van Morrison, the Courteeners, Westlife, Boyzone, George Ezra, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Sean Paul, James Acaster, Professor Brian Cox, Diversity, Jimmy Carr, Richard Ashcroft, The Harlem Globetrotters, NXT UK (WWE brand) and Strictly Come Dancing Live!.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bonus Arena - Hull-based business announces long-term sponsorship of city's new arena". Bonus Arena, Hull. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Bonus Arena, Hull". UK Construction Online. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Bonus Arena, Hull - BAM Case Study". www.bam.co.uk. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Bonus Arena". SMG Europe. Retrieved 23 May 2019.

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