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March 2023

Corporation Road Bridge
Corporation Road Bridge update: bridge lift planned

Works on Corporation Road Bridge are well underway. The asphalt surface of the bridge and the concrete carriageway deck has been removed down to its steel plates. The steel deck plates have been shot blasted and detailed inspections are now…

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Corporation Road Bridge worker looks at the bridge.
Corporation Road Bridge works safeguarding historic crossing and boosting local economy

Essential restoration works to Grimsby’s Corporation Road Bridge are safeguarding the landmark structure for future generations and providing a boost to the local economy. In the words of specialist contractor Spencer Group, find out more about the major restoration of…

1 year ago
Ben Hall Morgan Sindall and Cllr Philip Jackson NELC Leader outside Freshney Place
Two major milestones completed this week in the Freshney Place leisure development

Two more major milestones have been completed this week in the progress towards a new leisure offer and market hall at Freshney Place. This comes in the wake of the announcement yesterday that the Council was allocated money in the…

1 year ago
Riverhead Square artist impression
Work to start on site at Riverhead on Monday

Work is due to start on site at Riverhead in Grimsby next week (Monday 20 March) to create a new open space in the centre of town. Since the hoardings went up, the main contractors have since been secured, and…

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Chimney cowls at Alfred Enderbys
Historic smokehouse repairs nearly complete

Conservation repair work on the Alfred Enderby Smokehouse on the Port of Grimsby has just about been completed. Started last September, the work by local firm ES Rudkin Ltd has included reinstating historic features as well as improving security features…

1 year ago
Freshney Place proposed new market hall
£20million announced by Government to support Grimsby town centre leisure scheme

In the Chancellor’s budget today (15 March), North East Lincolnshire Council’s bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to support the remodelling of Grimsby Town Centre has been approved. This is on top of the successful Levelling Up Fund bid…

1 year ago
Corporation Road Bridge
The importance of preserving Corporation Bridge for future generations

“Corporation Bridge is one of Grimsby’s survivors and a reminder of our town’s great maritime past,” says David Ornsby, operations manager at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and part of the Special Interest Group for Corporation Bridge. “The bridge is one…

1 year ago