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Garth Lane

New plans for the future of one of Grimsby’s most important historical areas, Garth Lane were approved by the Council’s Cabinet in 2020.

Funding from the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (HLEP) and The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government supported delivery of the project.

The Garth Lane project has now been completed, and the area has been transformed with new artwork, improved public spaces, new lighting and seating. New tiered landscaping has also been created from the bridge down to the river basin and work to improve the water quality and protect wildlife is underway.

The project is part of the Town Deal, which aims to reconnect Grimsby town centre with its waterfront. Other plans are already underway for the Garth Lane site and West Haven Maltings, including the new Youth Zone.

Garth Lane Development site plan for transformation in the Freshney Area.

Project News

River Freshney water quality project completes
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…

New Garth Lane footbridge under construction
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…

Fishermen’s Memorial Statue returns to St James Square
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…

New Garth Lane footbridge receives planning permission
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…

Grimsby Heritage Projects: what’s happening with them?
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…

Grimsby’s future plans submitted to Government
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…

Grimsby’s future plans approved at Cabinet
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…

Garth Lane bridge removed as area’s transformation continues
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…

Garth Lane footbridge replacement details
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…