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Ex-Edwin Davis department store, Bond Street, Hull, 2013 When I came across this I guessed it was a derelict 1930s telecoms or waterworks building. In fact it’s a post-war rebuild of an art deco department store which got bombed in the blitz, having already been rebuilt after a WW1 bombing. Its final incarnation was as a nightclub (Hull seems to specialise in these). Hull council think it’s an eyesore and it’s slated for demolition; but it looks rather handsome to me.

Ex-Edwin Davis department store

Ex-Edwin Davis departnemt store

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  1. If the council thinks its an Eye Sore, why dont the CPO it, refurbish it and use it to provide business start-up units, encourage growth in the area, why do councils always lack vision to make things happen.

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