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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
Works on Corporation Bridge
Corporation Bridge update: 27 February

Work is well underway on Corporation Road Bridge as contractor Spencer Group have finished their site setup for the major restoration works. The tarmac surface of the bridge has been planed off and the concrete deck removal has commenced. Upcoming…

1 year ago
Corporation Road Bridge
Bridge works begin: In video and pictures

Work is underway to restore the iconic Corporation Road Bridge to maintain and protect in for many years to come. Representatives from North East Lincolnshire Council, Spencer Group and Equans attended the bridge on Monday 6 February to mark the…

1 year ago
Councillor Stewart Swinburn with Spencer Group and Equans on Corporation Bridge.
Work begins on the major restoration of Corporation Bridge

Work has started on the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge today, Monday 6 February. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group is now on site as the scheme gets underway. The full restoration will include key structural works, as well…

1 year ago
Freshney Place proposed new market hall
Freshney Place development planning application approved

The planning application for a new market hall, a cinema and other leisure facilities at the Western end of Freshney Place has been approved in today’s Planning Committee. Cllr Philip Jackson, leader of the Council, said: “This is good news,…

1 year ago
Corporation Bridge
Start date and contractor announced for the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge

A start date for the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge has been set following the appointment of a contractor for the scheme. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group has been confirmed as the successful contractor following a strict and…

1 year ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Priority schemes submitted to Government for Investment Zone status

EIGHT schemes that reflect North East Lincolnshire Council’s priorities of business growth and urban regeneration have been submitted to the Government for consideration for Investment Zone status. The authority has confirmed that it has applied to be a part of…

2 years ago
Future High Streets Fund scheme artist impression of entrance
A new view for Freshney Place

FAMILY leisure activities, a cinema and a new modern market with an overall entrance featuring open community space, green landscaping, cafes, and seating – that is what Grimsby’s new look town centre could look like. Artists’ impressions of how a…

2 years ago
Novartis Ings site
Work has started on a second mitigation site to benefit wildlife on the south bank of the Humber

Work has started on the creation of another unique wildlife site, “Novartis Ings” on the south bank of the Humber which will provide industrial opportunity along the South Humber Bank in the decades ahead. As previously reported, Novartis transferred a…

2 years ago
Alfred Enderby smokehouse on the Kasbah, Grimsby Docks
Kasbah Conservation Area Management Plan

The unique nature of the Kasbah area of Grimsby docks, and how to manage it for the future, is the subject of a new management plan by conservation specialists, Alan Baxter Ltd. The Kasbah Conservation Area was designated in 2017,…

2 years ago
River Freshney water quality project completes

Work finished last week on a key project to improve the water quality of the River Freshney in Grimsby Town Centre with more than 2230 tonnes of silt removed from the riverbed over four weeks. Specialist contractor, Ebsford Environmental, were…

2 years ago
Alfred Enderby smokehouse on the Kasbah, Grimsby Docks
Alfred Enderby’s heritage grant boost

A second project on Grimsby’s historic docks has received a heritage grant worth £121,490 to help them turn their plans into reality. The Alfred Enderby Smokehouse has been awarded a grant to undertake conservation repairs and reinstate historic features at…

2 years ago
Gy and Clee shops are two of the “most loved” in the UK

Two North East Lincolnshire businesses top the charts as most loved businesses in the UK for Love Local Day. The annual event which began in 2019 and is run by digital shopping platform, LoveAppy, takes place on February 14 and…

2 years ago
Installation of Grimsby’s Murmuration begins

Installation of Grimsby Artist’s Annabel McCourt’s new public artwork Murmuration will begin on Tuesday 26 October when hundreds of tiny copper silhouettes will begin to appear in St James’ Square. Like a flock of birds, moving as one. The artwork,…

2 years ago
Current frontages buildings 8 9 and 10
It’s green for go for the new creative workspace

Plans have been approved for a brand-new workspace which will be created on Grimsby docks for a mixture of artists and creative entrepreneurs. World renowned conservation architects and historic buildings consultants, Donald Insall Associates, were appointed last year to develop…

3 years ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Grimsby Western Strategic Link Road takes a step forward

North East Lincolnshire’s Cabinet have approved the next stage of plans to unlock the next stage of the Strategic Link Road – a key project in the council’s ambition to improve sustainable transport options, and reduce congestion, journey times and…

3 years ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Town centre plans approved by Cabinet

Two major projects for Grimsby town centre will take a major step forward following this week’s Cabinet meeting. Between the Future High Streets’ Fund and the Towns Fund, the Council has secured nearly £40million to be spent in Grimsby town…

3 years ago
News Article for InvestNEL for Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham
Works begin in Riverhead Square, Grimsby on Monday

NEW paving work in a section of Riverhead Square starts on Monday as a fore-runner to a planned major overhaul of the public space in central Grimsby. The phase one work will focus on a stretch from the Victoria Street…

3 years ago
Corporation Bridge in Grimsby
Multi-million pound “landmark’’ boost for North East Lincolnshire

High profile announcements in the Chancellor’s Budget speech today (Wednesday 3 March) have been described as huge declarations of support for the borough by North East Lincolnshire Council. News that the Humber is to be one of Britain’s newly-established Freeports,…

3 years ago
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 years ago