Go Skegness

This project aims to ease town centre congestion and encourage more people to travel sustainably by walking, cycling or using buses.

The programme of work includes:

  • improvements to the A52 Roman Bank
  • improvements to cycle paths, footpaths, and links
  • enhanced Skegness to Gibraltar Point footpath and cycle path
  • improved public transport facilities
  • improved information and signs

We lead the project, supported by the Greater Lincolnshire LEP.

Go Skegness has achieved great things over the past two years

Aims and benefits

The project aims and benefits are to:

  • support the growth of East Coast tourism and encourage new business
  • alleviate town centre congestion
  • encourage active lifestyles through the promotion of cycling and walking
  • develop sustainable transport options for visitors and residents
  • create more reliable and efficient highways and public transport network
  • create new jobs during the construction phase and beyond

Cost and funding

The project cost £5.7m to complete and was funded as follows:

  • £4m from Greater Lincolnshire LEP Growth Deal
  • £1.7m from Lincolnshire County Council


  • March 2014: Greater Lincolnshire LEP Growth Deal funding provisionally agreed
  • May 2016: Greater Lincolnshire LEP funding agreement agreed and signed
  • September 2016: Construction of new-and-improved Gibraltar Point footway/cycleway begins
  • September 2016: A52 Roman Bank bus and cycle lane improvement works begin
  • November 2016: Roman Bank bus layby extension in Ingoldmells complete
  • December 2016: Improvements to three Lumley Road bus stops complete
  • March 2017: Walls Lane bus stop improvements complete
  • June 2017: Cycle path from Butlin's to North Shore Road upgraded
  • September 2017: Construction of Winthorpe Avenue cycleway begins
  • November 2017: A52 to Spirewic Avenue and Old Roman Bank footways/cycleways complete
  • November 2017: Sea Lane/Roman Bank resurfacing and crossing point widening completed
  • December 2017: Construction of two new accessible bus stops and improved footway links
  • May 2018: Roman Bank foot and cycle path upgrades complete
  • October 2018: Junction remodelling at Scarbrough Avenue/Roman Bank
  • September 2019: Construction of Phase 4B of Gibraltar Point footway/cycleway begins
  • December 2019: Go Skegness project comes to a successful end

GOS Project documents