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New Garth Lane footbridge under construction

THE huge structures that will together form Garth Lane’s new centrepiece footbridge are being constructed at a specialist workshop. By the end of March, the new bridge will be in position across the River Freshney as the £3.5m grant-funded transformation…

3 months ago
Fishermen’s Memorial Statue returns to St James Square

GRIMSBY’S fishing community and its supporters have welcomed the return of the town’s Fishermen’s Memorial Statue to St James’ Square as the transformation of this key public space reaches its final stages. They have also highlighted the memorial’s importance and…

3 months ago
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…

5 months ago
Corporation Bridge in Grimsby
Grimsby Heritage Projects: what’s happening with them?

THE reinvention of a notable Grimsby building into a multi-million-pound Youth Zone is the key piece of a jigsaw puzzle, which is being completed as part of the town’s new Heritage Action Zone (HAZ). Those behind the HAZ have welcomed…

5 months ago
Air view of Grimsby docks which shows the dock tower fish market royal dock basin and the north wall
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…

5 months ago
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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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…

7 months ago
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…

8 months ago
Get involved in the Garth Lane project in Grimsby

CREATIVE work is set to shape a new bridge in the heart of Grimsby – and those behind the scheme want you to help decide on the themes that will be used. Meanwhile work is also starting on the carving…

11 months ago
Take a walk around Grimsby’s Heritage Action Zone

GRIMSBY’S history, on which a ‘Great’ town was built, is playing an integral role in multi-million-pound regeneration plans. Famed as a fishing port in the 1950s, it was the busiest and largest in the world and during that period the…

11 months ago
Painting a picture of Great Grimsby’s past and what its future holds

A ‘shout-out’ is being made for people to get involved in a new heritage and contemporary arts project as part of the town’s regeneration work. From today, individuals, groups and schools are being invited to register their interest in the…

12 months ago
Site clearance at Garth Lane completed

THE REMOVAL of old trees and undergrowth, which made up almost 17-tonnes of rubbish taken from a site in central Grimsby, will enable its complete transformation into a family space where natural habitat and biodiversity can thrive. With the Garth…

1 year ago
Early works to start on site at Garth Lane, Grimsby

WORK to transform a prime Grimsby town centre site is to start, as contractors take all the necessary precautions to comply with COVID-19 safety and hygiene restrictions. It has been confirmed that, with adequate supplies of the materials available, an…

1 year ago
Garth Lane ground investigations

THE reinvention of a popular area of Grimsby town centre into an attractive public and green space starts this month, with survey work beginning in the Garth Lane area and along the River Freshney. Specialists in ecology and the natural…

1 year ago
archaeologists standing in a trench at Garth Lane
Archaeological finds at Garth Lane

A COIN pendant, pottery, brick and tiles were amongst the historic finds discovered by archaeologists excavating in trenches alongside the River Freshney. Prior to work starting to transform the Garth Lane area, the town’s real life ‘time team’ was drafted…

1 year ago
People walking across Garth Lane footbridge
Garth Lane scheme approved at Cabinet

New plans for the future of one of Grimsby’s most important historical areas, Garth Lane have been approved by the Council’s Cabinet yesterday (16 December). Funding from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (HLEP) and The Ministry of Housing, Communities and…

1 year ago