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October 2020

News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
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…

2 years ago
St James Square project update – October 2020

The work at St James Square is continuing at pace. Using Scoutmoor Yorkstone, initial work concentrated on the wider footpath in front of St James’ Hotel. This reopened on Monday and allows direct access between the underpass and the Wilko’s…

2 years ago
Essential work carried out at the Cress Marsh

A BUSY winter is ahead at North East Lincolnshire’s award-winning wildlife mitigation site, where birds are now starting to flock to the protected breeding and feeding grounds. The ecology and grounds maintenance teams from North East Lincolnshire Council and its…

2 years ago
Garth Lane Bridge ready for being lifted
Garth Lane bridge removed as area’s transformation continues

A 500-tonne crane took just 15 minutes to lift Grimsby’s Garth Lane footbridge skyward yesterday as it was taken out in preparation for the area’s transformation. With the necessary checks complete, passers-by watched as the structure that led people over…

2 years ago
Annabel McCourt photographing local people for the St James' Square artwork
Your chance to be part of the new St James’ Square artwork

GRIMSBY townsfolk are being invited to join a unique new arts project, which will form part of the transformation of St James’ Square whilst celebrating local people and their creativity. As part of the project, more than 50 people were…

2 years ago
Ground floor office looking towards the A180
SHIIP business park progress

THE development of a flagship headquarters for one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is progressing well at North East Lincolnshire Council’s new business park. With the steel frame now in place, work is commencing on the exterior cladding and…

2 years ago
Image of Number five, Alexandra Road, the current RAFA Club in September 2020
Cleethorpes RAFA Club to get a five-figure make-over

CLEETHORPES’ well-known RAFA club is to get a five-figure external make-over that will take its frontage back to its traditional, Victorian beginnings. The building, constructed circa 1885, will receive its new look thanks to a grant award from the Townscape…

2 years ago
People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Garth Lane footbridge replacement details

THE six-month closure of Garth Lane footbridge will take effect from Monday, September 28, as work begins to replace it with a showcase five-metre-wide structure. The closure is to enable the removal of the existing bridge. Extensive works will then…

2 years ago
Grand Designs on the future for Grimsby based kitchen and bedroom specialist

Case Study The Background Established in 2010 as a sole trader business by Danny Smith, Grand Designs Kitchens and Bedrooms has quickly evolved over the past 10 years now providing complete design, installation and build services with 12 full time…

2 years ago
Plans for Garth Lane development
Final preparations being made for replacement of Garth Lane footbridge

Final preparations are being made for the replacement of a footbridge as work to transform a popular area of Grimsby Town Centre progresses well. The centre-piece of Garth Lane’s current re-invention is a much wider five-metre pedestrian walkway over the…

2 years ago
Grimsby Creates…

“Grimsby Creates” has been launched to provide an umbrella brand for the cultural activity in Grimsby over the next three years, being funded through the Cultural Development Fund money. The programme, funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and…

2 years ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Business support organisation sought for Grimsby’s creative sector

A unique opportunity has arisen for business support organisations to help develop Grimsby’s creative sector. The Grimsby Creates programme, using the Cultural Development Fund money, and led by North East Lincolnshire Council, is due to be launched soon. In the…

2 years ago
Framework going up at Stallingborough business park

STEEL framework appearing on the Stallingborough skyline marks a milestone in North East Lincolnshire Council’s transformation of the area’s industrial landscape. Burgeoning Lincolnshire green energy firm, myenergi, will be the anchor tenant on a new ‘oven-ready’ Business Park. Part of…

2 years ago
£25m Future High Streets Fund bid submitted to Government

A major bid for £25m of funding to help regenerate Grimsby town centre has now been submitted to Government. As previously reported, the proposals have been worked up jointly by the Council and the owners of Freshney Place, supported by…

2 years ago
St James Square work: Footpath diversions begin tomorrow

PATHWAY diversions for pedestrians around St James’ Square are changing this week, as work continues on the redesign of the area. The latest phase of the £1.8m transformation of the Square into a more family-friendly and accessible space centres upon…

2 years ago
SHIIP mitigation site shortlisted for MJ Award

Work on a unique industrial and wildlife project in North East Lincolnshire has been shortlisted for another national award in the local government “Oscars”. The South Humber Gateway Mitigation Strategy, part of the council’s £42m SHIIP project, has been shortlisted…

2 years ago
Alexandra Road
Cleethorpes regeneration programme: Alexandra Road resurfacing

THE final stages of work to reshape the highways and pathways along Cleethorpes’ Alexandra Road takes place later this month with an overnight road closure for complete resurfacing. With just some re-paving left to do under the balconies on the…

2 years ago
Future High Streets Fund bid approved for submission

Councillors have today (15 July) approved the submission of a major bid to Government for £25m of funding to help regenerate Grimsby town centre. As previously reported, the proposals have been worked up jointly by the Council and the owners…

2 years ago
Have your view on Grimsby’s future

GRIMSBY Town Centre is being offered another multi-million-pound opportunity to re-invent itself – but to have a chance of success it needs you! Central Government monies totalling £25m have been ‘ring-fenced’ for projects in Grimsby’s central area as the next…

2 years ago
St James’ Square scheme update: Fisherman’s Memorial

GRIMSBY’S famous Fisherman’s Memorial Statue was carefully lifted from its St James’ Square home today and taken away for base renovation. The bronze figure, standing 12ft, will be fitted with a new York stone plinth and given a spruce up…

2 years ago