Hessle is a town in the English unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire. On the north bank of the Humber area, it is adjacent to the west of Kingston upon Hull and forms with the city practically a single urban area. Hessle had 2001 14.767 inhabitants in the census in the year.


Neighboring communities Heßles are ( clockwise from the west ): North Ferriby, Swanland, Anlaby with Anlaby Common and the city of Hull. On the opposite bank of the Humber, the Port of New Holland and the small town of Barton -upon -Humber is.


On the southwestern outskirts connects the A15 ( Hessle Peterborough ) on the toll Humber Bridge, the two banks of the Humber, causing the south to Lincolnshire is within easy reach. About the north continuing to reach A164 Driffield Beverley, and the A63 ( Hull Leeds ) one reaches the M62, over which there are connections to the motorway network in Britain.

Hessle also has a railway station, from where direct trains to Hull, Leeds, Doncaster and York exist.

The nearest airport is Humberside Airport, which is about 30 km south is located in North Lincolnshire.

Hessle is also the starting point of the Yorkshire Wolds Way, a 127 km long hiking trail that leads through the Yorkshire Wolds to Filey on the North Sea coast.