Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Transformation plans unveiled for Grimsby’s town centre

Detailed plans to transform Grimsby’s town centre have been revealed this week by a public and private partnership aiming to secure government cash.

North East Lincolnshire Council and the owners of Freshney Place is bidding for £25 million of Government cash to transform part of Grimsby Town Centre.

The government has created the Future High Streets Fund with the objective to renew and reshape town centres and high streets to improve visitor experience, drive growth and ensure future sustainability.

If successful, the partners have impressive plans to put the heart and soul back into Grimsby Town Centre with a new cinema, and food and beverage and retail offer – together with a redeveloped market hall and new public square.

The vision is to develop an evening economy for the town, increase leisure activities and draw in more visitors with a better experience for the whole community.

The location proposed comprises the western side of Victoria Street, incorporating the former BHS building, Flottergate Mall, Grimsby Top Town Market and Old Market Square.

Having considered the Grimsby masterplan, the built environment, the current uses and redundant buildings, this site was selected as the prime area for regeneration as required by the Government fund.

The vision has been released this week ahead of the formal bid submission next month. Winning bids are expected to be announced in the autumn.

Detailed talks with all stakeholders will start if the bid is successful.

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