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‘Over 2,000’ cars show up for huge meet up at St Andrew’s Quay
2021-04-25 15:35:00
Hundreds of car owners descended on a west Hull retail park on Saturday night as part of a major car meet. There are reports around 2,500 cars were on display at the event, titled 'Car Clubs Unite – Hull Takeover Part 1', at St Andrew’s Quay. The precise location was not announced on social media until half an hour before the 8pm scheduled start time. There was criticism over a lack of social distancing at previous meets which took place during the pandemic last year. Read more here. But one man who attended on Saturday night described the event as going ahead with no major issues, with police attending the event to ensure there were no breaches of current Covid restrictions. To get the Hull Live headlines to your inbox, click here. Huge car meet at St Andrew's Quay in Hull He said: “It was a good night to be fair and the organisers did well. “There's 1,450 spaces at one side and that was full and 900 spaces at the other side and that was also nearly full, so I'd say around 2,000 to 2,500 cars. “Police were driving and walking around looking at cars and seemed to be enjoying themselves.” Prior to the event going ahead, organisers promised the event would be as safe as possible. In a description on the event's Facebook page, they said: “Police are aware and have said as long as people behave we won't be moved on. Huge car meet at St Andrew's Quay in Hull “As we all know: the pandemic is coming to an end, lockdown is almost over and finally things are on their way back to normal. “Outdoor activities are now allowed under lockdown rules so as long as we're sensible it should be a blast. It's been a long time since a meet of this size and now seems as good a time as any to restart proper car meets. “All social distancing measures will need to remain in place. Everyone should stay in their own 'legal' groups of six, masks and hand sanitizer are both recommended and available on site. We want to remind you all this is a static meet, no racing or silly driving please.” The organiser told Hull Live many other similar events in different cit
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