Skip to content

Call today - 01325 346 328

Call from Overseas - 0044 1325 346 328

Quote Ref: WS1

Please be advised that our premium finance provider’s website is unavailable between 8pm Saturday 4th July and 10am Sunday 5th July 2020 for planned maintenance. This only affects customers wanting to buy or renew a policy and pay via instalments. All other policies will be unaffected. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Customer Login Get Quotes

Grimsby Property Hotspot


Are you thinking of investing in property in Grimsby, perhaps deciding to live and start a family there, or continuing your further education? If so, you might want to discover some of its attractions.

House Prices 🏠

  • Most expensive property: £1,125m
  • Average house price in Grimsby: £111,013
  • Cheapest property: £35,000 (terraced, freehold). 

Property Investment 🏠 🏠 

  • Although house prices in Grimsby have increased little in the past 12 months, they are up by about 3% on prices in 2014
  • In 2015, the town had a population of an estimated 88,227 – a relatively high proportion (21%) are in the age group 15 to 29 years
  • Grimsby has one of the least ethnically diverse populations in the country, with 94% of residents describing themselves as “white British”. 

Economy ££

  • Once the largest and biggest fishing port in the world, the Cod Wars with Iceland all but finished the industry
  • Not only does it remain the main focus of the UK’s fish processing industry, diversification into other food-related industries means that the town is the biggest food research, manufacturing, distribution and storage, and distribution centre in Europe.

Location and Transport 🚌

  • Grimsby is situated on the Lincolnshire coast, at the mouth of the River Humber
  • The town is connected to the national motorway network via the easily-accessible M180
  • Train services also link the national network via Doncaster and Sheffield, which also provide a direct route to Manchester airport via the TransPennine Express.

Education 🎓 

  • There are more than 40 primary schools in Grimsby
  • Secondary schools include three prestigious Academies
  • Grimsby Institute and University Centre provides higher and further education – and its business studies courses attract a surprising number of students from China.

Environment 🌷

  • The local environment is dominated by the historical importance of the docks, the River Humber and the coast
  • The appearance of the town centre has benefitted from a complete facelift during the past 10 years or so
  • The Grimsby Auditorium is the venue for music and the Caxton Theatre stages plays of national and local significance. 

Trivia 🎬

Finally, did you know …