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Fascinating photos reveal Grimsby’s link with an uncrowned king

Inheriting the British throne from his father in January 1936, Edward VIII was soon embroiled in scandal over his relationship with a married American woman, Wallis Simpson. Later that year, Edward abdicated the British throne and his brother, King George VI was crowned. Today, it can be difficult to track down traces of the uncrowned…

3 weeks ago | Bridges
Visit of the Prince of Wales to Grimsby, July 19th 1928. Presentation of the scissors to cut the ribbon to open the new Corporation Bridge.

Work underway on the A180 bridges project

Work is now underway to do essential works to the three key bridges into Grimsby and Cleethorpes and protect them for the future. Starting with Gilbey Road bridge, then Cleethorpes Flyover and followed by Alexandra Dock Bridge, there are works on both eastbound and westbound carriageways of each bridge which will be completed in phases….

4 weeks ago | Bridges

Repair works on Corporation Road in Grimsby over two weekends

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are carrying out repair works on Corporation Road and Pyewipe Road junction. The works include replacing damaged kerbs and pedestrian guardrail which will maintain the safety at the junction. The works will take place over two weekends under 24hr temporary traffic signals. The contractor will start…

1 month ago | Bridges

Work is starting on the A180 bridges project next week

Work is starting on site on 26 February to do essential works to the three key bridges into Grimsby and Cleethorpes and protect them for the future. Starting with Gilbey Rd bridge, then Cleethorpes Flyover and followed by Alexandra Dock Bridge, there are works on both eastbound and westbound carriageways of each bridge which will…

1 month ago | Bridges

Fascinating history of the A180 bridges

Flyover plans were reported as boasting the capacity for 300 vehicles every five hours! A VITAL artery between the outskirts of Grimsby and the golden beaches of Cleethorpes, the stretch of A180 between the Pyewipe and Riby Square has a fascinating and, at times, controversial history. Today, the road is known locally as being the…

2 months ago | Bridges

A180 bridges project – work starts later this month

Vital structural repairs are being planned to ensure the main road into Grimsby and Cleethorpes can safely carry traffic in the decades ahead. The project, one of the most important of its kind along the A180, is being supported by £8-million of funding from the Department of Transport. This was secured by North East Lincolnshire…

2 months ago | Bridges
A180 structures map