Grimsby Town Centre Accessibility Improvements
Work on the next phase of improvements to Grimsby town centre has now been completed.
Building on the success of the first phase completed in 2015, a £1.5-million accessibility scheme has now completed, funded through the Humber Growth Deal*.
The improvements included:
- Widening and upgrading of the footpaths on Osborne Street, South St Mary’s Gate and Bethlehem Street, along with the introduction of additional controlled pedestrian crossing points.
- Upgrading bus stops by creating bus bays and installing new shelters and real-time information signs.
- Introducing granite paving in East St Mary’s Gate to complement Victoria Street.
- Upgrade of the footpath and carriageways in West St Mary’s Gate Introduction of a 20mph zone to help reduce traffic speeds.
- Resurfacing of the existing carriageway.
- Creation of a cycle lane on East Street and through St James Square providing a safer environment for cyclists.
- Removal of street clutter and the introduction of new street furniture and signage.
- Introduction of trees to improve the visual appearance of the town centre.
- Replacement of the existing street lighting.
The works have been managed by North East Lincolnshire Council, working in partnership with ENGIE.