This year, the students had put up a temporary weatherproof shelter, the size of a large auditorium, to ensure that both competitors and spectators would not have to worry about a sudden spell of rain literally dampening the proceedings.
Opposition politicians have slammed a ‘grandiose’ project to install a massive weatherproof plasma TV screen in Hull city centre costing £675,000.
But repairs to make the building weatherproof are estimated at more than £60,000.
Exterior accesses make sense from the standpoint of convenient accessibility, but many people give up on wrestling with old wooden doors that are heavy and extremely difficult to weatherproof .
I'm sure that many people, the local schools' caretakers in particular, will join me in asking why we can't have a weatherproof , clean tarmac path to enjoy.
Another advantage is that the map is weatherproof and will survive the worst of weather.
The clothing department specialises in weatherproof jackets and fleeces and there is a large choice of sweatshirts and accessories.
Firefighters were able to remove all the undamaged furniture and personal effects of the occupiers to a safe storage area before making the property safe and weatherproof .
It is believed the cost of restoration could be in excess of £1 million just to make the building safe and weatherproof .
Its listed status means it cannot be demolished and it will cost the council £100,000 a year to ensure it remains weatherproof .