Garth Lane news

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 days 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 weeks 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…

1 month 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…

2 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…

5 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…

5 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…

6 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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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…

8 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months ago