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Celebrating Small Business Saturday with free parking

9:45 am, Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 - 1 year ago


This year’s Small Business Saturday is on Saturday 3 December.

North East Lincolnshire Council and its delivery partner, Equans, are again supporting this campaign by offering free parking in many council car parks across the Grimsby and Cleethorpes area to encourage people to shop local and support small businesses.

The following list are the car parks which will be free all day on Saturday 3 December:


  • Market Hall Roof
  • Cartergate
  • Fishing Heritage Centre (not inc. Heritage Square)
  • Town Hall
  • Garibaldi Street


  • Meridian Road
  • Thrunscoe Land
  • High Street
  • St Peter’s Avenue
  • Wardall Street
  • Grant Street

Councillor Philip Jackson, leader and portfolio holder for economy, net zero, skills and housing, said: “We’re delighted to be supporting this campaign again and recognise the great work of our independent businesses across North East Lincolnshire. Our small and local businesses are a vital part to the local economy, and we must do what we can to support them.”

What is Small Business Saturday?

Small Business Saturday is a yearly campaign that takes place on the first Saturday in December each year. The campaign was created to support, promote and inspire small businesses across the country by encouraging consumers to shop local and support small businesses in their communities. The campaign is celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary this year.

For more information on Small Business Saturday, visit

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