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Go Skegness

Go Skegness is a highways and transportation improvement project. The project is designed to support the East Coast economy and encourage growth by working to alleviate town centre congestion, in addition to developing more opportunities for visitors and residents to use sustainable methods of transport, like buses and cycling.

The programme of work includes:

  • Improvements to the A52 Roman Bank to reduce congestion; improve bus priority and reliability; and create upgraded facilities for walking and cycling
  • Improvements to cycle paths, footpaths and links from key visitor destinations to the bus and rail station within Skegness Town Centre and the surrounding area
  • Enhanced Skegness to Gibraltar Point footpath and cycle path
  • Improved public transport facilities, like bus stops and lay-bys
  • Improved information and signs for visitors

The works to the bus lane and cycle path along the A52 are being carried out by North Midland Construction, with the remainder of the works carried out by Kier Group. The majority of the work will be undertaken during winter months to minimise disruption, although some notable exceptions includes works being carried out outside of schools or on a less critical section of highway.

The project is being led by Lincolnshire County Council with support from the Greater Lincolnshire LEP and follows other transport improvements to the area, including enhancements to the rail station forecourt and additional carriages to Skegness by East Midlands Trains during the peak holiday season.

Aims and benefits

  • Support the growth of the East Coast visitor economy and encouraging new business
  • Alleviate town-centre congestion
  • Encourage healthy and active lifestyles through the promotion of cycling and walking
  • Develop opportunities for visitors and residents to use sustainable methods of transport such as buses and cycling
  • Create a more reliable, effective and efficient highways and public transport network
  • Create new jobs during the construction phase and beyond

Cost and funding

The wide-ranging improvement project will cost £5.7 million to complete, with £4m coming from funding from the Greater Lincolnshire LEP Growth Deal and the remaining £1.7m coming from Lincolnshire County Council.


Mar 2014Greater Lincolnshire LEP Growth Deal funding provisionally agreed
May 2016Greater Lincolnshire LEP funding agreement agreed and signed
Sep 2016Construction of new-and-improved Gibraltar Point footway/cycleway begins
Sep 2016A52 Roman Bank bus and cycle lane improvement works begin
Nov 2016Roman Bank bus layby extension in Ingoldmells complete
Dec 2016Improvements to three Lumley Road bus stops complete
Mar 2017Walls Lane bus stop improvements complete
Jun 2017Cyclepath from Butlins to North Shore Road upgraded
Sep 2017Construction of Winthorpe Avenue cycleway begins, linking current and planned A52 improvements to seafront
Nov 2017A52 to Spirewic Ave and Old Roman Bank footways / cycleways complete
Nov 2017Sea Lane / Roman Bank resurfacing and crossing point widening complete
Dec 2017Construction of two new accessible bus stops and improved footway links adjacent to Beacon Medical Practice in Ingoldmells complete
Win 2017/18 *Point-to-Point signage improvements carried out
Sep 2018 *Construction of Phase 4B of Gibraltar Point footway/cycleway begins
Sep 2018 *Junction remodeling at Scarborough Ave / Roman Bank, to improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians, takes place
TBC *Gibraltar Point footway/cycleway complete
Mar 2019 *Go Skegness project comes to a successful end

*All future dates are projected and subject to change dependant on external factors.

Roadworks map

Roadworks being carried out by all local authorities and utility companies.

News: Go Skegness

GO Skegness

Improved footpath and new bus stops planned for Ingoldmells on A52 / Skegness Road

9 October 2017 | Updated: 13 October 2017

Improvement works near Beacon Medical Practice in Ingoldmells are to begin next month as part of the ongoing £5.7m Go Skegness project.

Roman Bank

Improvement works scheduled for Sea Lane and Roman Bank junction in Ingoldmells

19 September 2017 | Updated: 22 September 2017

Work to improve a road for both pedestrians and road users will get underway next month.

Lincolnshire coast

New footpaths and cycle paths to connect Ingoldmells and Winthorpe to the seafront Video

31 August 2017 | Updated: 9 November 2017

Work on the new paths, which are part of the ongoing £5.7m Go Skegness project, is to begin this September.

Cycle path sign

Surfacing works scheduled for recently constructed Gibraltar Point footpath and cycleway

17 May 2017 | Updated: 26 May 2017

The works are expected to last for two days, now ending on Wednesday 31 May, subject to reasonable weather conditions. The footpath and cycleway will be closed to both cyclists and pedestrians for the duration of the works.

Cycle path sign

Surfacing works scheduled for recently constructed Gibraltar Point footpath and cycleway

9 May 2017 | Updated: 17 May 2017

The surfacing works, which are the final step in completing the newly-created footway and cycleway located south of Aylmer Road, will begin on Tuesday 17 May.

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