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Ground investigation works on Riverhead, Grimsby

From Monday 20 September for up to 4 days, localised ground investigation work will take place in Riverhead Square during the day-time from 9am to 6pm. This is part of the design work for the second phase of the works in the Riverhead area, and will involve drilling two boreholes on either side of the…

2 weeks ago | Town Deal

Memories of the Kasbah wanted

Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community, and history as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme. It is an opportunity for people to see hidden places free of charge, and find out more about their local area. This year events will take place…

1 month ago | Town Deal

New tiered seating area at town centre’s Garth Lane now complete

One of the final stages of the Garth Lane project is now complete, with the new seating area, leading to the waterfront, now open to the public. Comprising of tiered steps and a safety barrier at the water’s edge, the [east-facing] seating area will provide a quiet space for contemplation and relaxation, or perhaps just…

1 month ago | Town Deal

New Garth Lane Bridge to be lifted into place after arriving in Grimsby

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will be lifted into place across the River Freshney by large cranes, after being brought into town by specialist haulage contractors today, (Tuesday). Householders had to temporarily move vehicles from part of the route, to allow room for the 30m-long by 5m-wide pedestrian walkway to be carried on a 37m-long…

6 months ago | Town Deal

New Garth Lane footbridge receives planning permission

GRIMSBY’S new Garth Lane footbridge will start to take shape in December as detailed work begins on its construction. With delivery and installation due in the spring, planning permission has now been passed by North East Lincolnshire Council, giving the green light for materials to be ordered and the build to start. Once installed it…

10 months ago | Town Deal

Frederick Ward Way footpath closure this week

IMPORTANT preparation for the installation of Grimsby’s new Garth Lane footbridge will continue this week with piling works moving to the Victoria Street side of the River Freshney. To ensure health and safety requirements are met, the footpath in the immediate area of the works will close over two days, between Tuesday and Thursday, (November…

10 months ago | Town Deal

Grimsby’s future plans submitted to Government

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby have been submitted to Central Government as part of the Town Investment Plan. If approved, the projects will receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment in Grimsby as part of the national ‘Town’s Fund’ programme. The plans are: St James Quarter…

10 months ago | Business and investment

Grimsby’s future plans approved at Cabinet

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby will be put forward to receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment as part of the Towns Fund. Councillors have approved plans today (14 October) for the following plans to be submitted to Central Government as part of a Town Investment…

11 months ago | Town Deal

Towns Fund projects at Cabinet next week

SEVEN major projects in the heart of Grimsby are being put forward to receive a slice of £25m Government cash, which has been ringfenced for investment as part of the Towns Fund. Councillors are being asked to recommend that plans for the following should be finalised as part of a Town Investment Plan and be…

12 months ago | General

Funding for Riverhead Square approved by Cabinet

RIVERHEAD Square is the next Grimsby site earmarked for transformation as a planned programme of works continues in key town centre public spaces. With the results of an online survey revealing how scores of local residents want the Riverhead to be a place for people to meet at the ‘heart of the town centre’, North…

1 year ago | Town Deal