Guildhall and City Hall to get £600k Hull City of Culture 2017 makeover
CITY councillors in Hull are set to spend up to £600,000 on a makeover for their own headquarters and the City Hall.
The cash will be used to refurbish parts of the Guildhall and the City Hall in time for the UK City of Culture celebrations next year.
Both historic listed buildings are expected to be heavily used for events and functions during 2017.
A report due to be discussed by scrutiny councillors today says: "The City of Culture 2017 celebrations are an important opportunity for the city to present itself on an international stage.
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