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DFDS Announces Plans for New Combined Commercial Office on the Humber

DFDS, which employs over 1,000 people on the Humber, have taken the first steps in creating a new combined commercial office in the area by purchasing seven acres of land on the Pioneer Park development, located in Stallingborough.  Plans are…

3 weeks ago
Freshney Place
Work Underway to Create a Community Diagnostic Centre at Freshney Place Shopping Centre

The NHS’s Community Diagnostic Centre, has started works on over 18,000 sq. ft. of space at Freshney Place Shopping Centre this week, with refurbishment works getting underway in preparation for a summer opening.   The new facility will provide the local…

4 weeks ago
corporation bridge update
Corporation Road Bridge update: 13 November 2023

Restoration works to Grade II listed structure, Corporation Road Bridge, are progressing. Grit blasting is continuing on both the sub and superstructure of spans three and four of the bridge. Essential scaffolding and encapsulation works are also being undertaken to…

4 months ago
Alfred Enderbys
Enderby’s due to start work on expanding their historic smokehouse

Work is due to re-start at Alfred Enderbys Smokehouse on the expansion of the historic smokehouse on Grimsby’s historic docks. Over the last year, £150,000 worth of structural repair work, funded by a PSiCA (Partnership Scheme in Conservation Areas) grant,…

4 months ago
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Corporation Road Bridge Site Visit

Representatives from North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC), Equans and Spencer Group welcomed members of the media to Corporation Bridge on Tuesday 10 October. Spencer Group explained the works and the reason for the extension to the programme and delayed reopening…

5 months ago
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Delayed Reopening for Corporation Bridge

Corporation Bridge will no longer reopen in December 2023 after its condition has been found to be much more severe than originally expected. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group was appointed contractor for the works in November 2022, with works…

5 months ago
corporation bridge update
Corporation Road Bridge update… and see the latest drone footage!

https://youtu.be/ppTN2QAjm8Y The essential heritage restoration works at Corporation Road Bridge, which will preserve the structure for future generations, is progressing.  50 steel deck plates on Corporation Road Bridge have now been replaced, a further 10 were lifted for a more…

6 months ago
Projekt Renewable
PROJEKT RENEWABLE lands next week at Alexandra Dock

DISCOVER ‘THE STUDIO’ AND IMMERSIVE INSTALLATIONS FROM MYENERGI AND RWE It’s finally arriving… Projekt Renewable lands in Alexandra Dock next week! After two years and £300,000 in funding, three containers and a shed-load of opportunity will touchdown in Grimsby. Supported…

6 months ago
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Corporation Bridge site visit 21.07.23

The Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council and the portfolio for environment and transport attended Corporation Bridge on Friday 21 July to carry out a site visit with specialist contractor Spencer Group and the council’s delivery partner Equans. Updates were…

7 months ago
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Freshney Place update: nearly one year on

AS the first anniversary of North East Lincolnshire Council’s ownership of Freshney Place approaches, there’s good news for the shopping centre in a number of key areas. A report being presented to a special Freshney Place Cabinet meeting at the…

8 months ago
Alfred Enderby
Historic smokehouse repairs and signwriting finished

The final piece of the jigsaw has dropped into place at the historic Alfred Enderby Smokehouse on the Port of Grimsby. Started last September, the work by local firm ES Rudkin Ltd has included reinstating historic features as well as…

8 months ago
A bird's eye view of Corporation Bridge as some of the scaffolding is put up.
Drone footage: Scaffolding goes up on bridge

As scaffolding is erected on Corporation Bridge for works to progress, take a look at the structure from above. The below drone footage has been filmed by Spencer Group, the specialist contractor appointed to carry out the major restoration works.…

8 months ago
Corporation Bridge works with various materials on the bridge and scaffolding
Corporation Road Bridge update: Footpath closure on Wednesday 5 July

Corporation Road Bridge will be fully closed on Wednesday 5 July to allow for further scaffolding to be installed as works progress. All the steel deck plates on the bridge have now been grit blasted. Some of the steel deck…

8 months ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Urban living in Grimsby Town Centre takes step forward

A vision to create modern, smart homes on a riverside setting in Grimsby’s town centre are taking a step forward. Following discussions between North East Lincolnshire Council and Homes England, central Government funding has been agreed to allow investigative work…

8 months ago
Scaffolding goes up at Corporation Bridge
Scaffolding goes up at Corporation Bridge

Scaffolding is currently being erected at Corporation Bridge to provide access to the underside and harder to reach areas of the bridge in a safe and controlled manner. This then allows the grit blasting, detailed inspections, and painting of the…

9 months ago
Drone footage of Corporation Bridge being lifted.
A bird’s eye view! Watch as Corporation Bridge is lifted in this drone footage

Spencer Group, the specialist contractor currently working on the major restoration of Corporation Bridge, have shared drone footage of the lift that took place on Wednesday 5 April 2023. The lift took place to carry out weight testing to help…

10 months ago
Corporation Bridge is lifted.
IN PICTURES: Corporation Bridge lift, 5 April 2023

A bridge lift took place on the iconic landmark on Wednesday 5 April 2023 to carry out weight testing to help assist specialist contractor Spencer Group with the weight balancing design works. Following the bridge weight test, the next section…

11 months ago
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…

11 months ago
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…

12 months 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…

12 months ago