Sent on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council:
North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, EQUANS, has been awarded £264,000 funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) to support the delivery of high-quality pedestrian and cycle infrastructure near Grimsby town centre.
The purpose of this new infrastructure is to make it safer and more convenient for local residents to choose active travel, such as walking and cycling, for short local journeys. This supports accessibility to key education, training and employment sites, as well as supporting sustainable access to retail and leisure opportunities in Grimsby town centre.
The grant from the DfT is supported by a further £132,000 of funding through the council’s approved Local Transport Plan (LTP) capital programme for 2022/23. In total, there will be £396,000 to deliver all schemes.