Best Places To Live In Hull

Thinking of moving to the city of culture 2017? Well we have found the best places to live

Hull has undergone heavy redevelopment in recent years, resulting in a vast change in reputation from just 12 years ago. It's now known as one of best cities in the UK, and was awarded the City Of Culture in the year 2017. With this in mind, the local council have pumped millions of pounds into the city, increasing the quality of life and generating a number of jobs.

With Hull already having some great local ammenities such as one of the best aquariums in the UK, the Hull Marina and Hull’s Old Town alongside a choice of museums, the city is only going to keep getting better. If there’s ever been a time to move to Hull this would be the year. So we have found the best places to live there.


Anlaby has a rich history, offering lots of sports and leisure activities, whilst a six million pound redevelopment is bringing a doctor's surgery and library to the area as well. The redevelopment will also include a renovated sports hall, an extended fitness suite, newly-laid outdoor pitches, a cafe and additional parking. The area is also already home to a good number of local village shops which enjoy a strong residential backing against the bigger chains.

Average house prices in Anlaby are around £191,807.


Living in a city centre isn’t for everyone and if you fall into that category of people, then Cottingham may just be the one for you. It has a homely village feel and charm, with traditional brickwork homes and plenty of greenery in the surroundings. Cottingham also enjoys a lively theatre and music scene.

Average house prices here are £227,027


Beverley offers a small town charm and local ammenities that provide something for everyone. The shopping scene is scattered amongst charming courtyards and cobbled streets, with many high street names mixed in with smaller independent shops. Close by is Flemingate Retail Park, offering more shopping and a six screen cinema, restaurants and coffee shops. 

 Average house prices in Beverley are £237,239

The Avenues

The Avenues is made up of four main tree lined streets that are filled with beautiful Victorian houses. The four streets which come off Princes Avenue, Marlborough Avenue, Westbourne Avenue and Victoria Avenue enjoy plenty of choices when it comes to bars and restaurants. On a sunny day you can take a short walk and have a picnic in Pearson Park.
Average house prices are £122,787