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Town Deal

Riverhead improvement scheme to start on site in the new year

Work is due to start on site for the Riverhead improvement scheme in early January 2023. The remodelled area is being funded as one of the projects included in the Town Deal, the money for which was secured in 2020 and is ringfenced for specific projects. The scheme will see the existing area changed to…

3 months ago | Town Deal
Artist impression of Riverhead - November 2022

A new view for Freshney Place

FAMILY leisure activities, a cinema and a new modern market with an overall entrance featuring open community space, green landscaping, cafes, and seating – that is what Grimsby’s new look town centre could look like. Artists’ impressions of how a transformed western end of Freshney Place, Victoria Street and the Bull Ring could be, show…

7 months ago | Town Deal
Artist Impression Future High Streets scheme

Riverhead Square: your views wanted

The first glimpse of what Riverhead Square in Grimsby might look like in the future has been released for the public to have their say. In 2020, we did a survey about Grimsby town centre to feed into the development of the overall Masterplan. The main aim of the regeneration of the square is to…

8 months ago | Town Deal
Artist impression of Riverhead Square

Future of St James’s House to be considered at Cabinet next week

The Council’s Cabinet is set to review the future of St James House in the centre of Grimsby at its meeting next week. Local business support organisation, E-Factor, have come forward with investment plans to take over the currently vacant building, and subject to planning, create a new space for businesses. If approved at the…

1 year ago | General

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 years 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…

2 years ago | Town Deal
A photo of the Kasbah on Grimsby Docks

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…

2 years ago | Town Deal
A photo of Garth Lane footbridge and seating area

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…

2 years ago | Town Deal
New bridge arriving in Grimsby

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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago | Town Deal