Beach Hut No.9
Marine Embankment, Cleethorpes
Beach Hut No. 9 is one of nearly 50 brick beach 'chalets' on Marine Embankment in Cleethorpes in a SSSI designated area. Built in the 1950s it is leased by Capacity Buildings Ltd who, through help from volunteers and with a grant from Tribune Trust, rennovated the tired and dilapidated chalet during 2016 to relaunch it as a community focused location in spring 2017.
The Beach Hut is managed by Capacity Buildings Ltd in partnership with VANEL and the North East Lincolnshire Council Safer and Stronger Communities Team. During 2017 there were around 45 bookings from a wide range of schools, individuals, charities, community projects and public bodies who visited and used the Beach Hut for events, activities, fundraisers and simply for 'time out'.
A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to Capacity Buildings Ltd in 2016 made a project researching the history of the area possible, and this "Bygone Beachcombers" project now has an online website as well as using the Beach Hut as a base or 'museum' for the heritage research.
Beach Hut No. 9 has now produced a fundraising Calendar for 2018 using images collected as part of a beach hut focused photographic competition. Calendar sales are raising funds for RNLI Cleethorpes. Public events are often held at the Beach Hut and are promoted through VANEL and NELC communication channels.
Beach Hut No.9 is now officially in the winter/closed season (apart from a couple of specific events and bookings) and will reopen for the season in April 2018.
Lead contact for Beach Hut No.9 is Steven Lynn at VANEL.
Read about the history of Beach Hut No. 9 on the Bygone Beachcombers website.
Book the Beach Hut via VANEL
Find out about the Facilities available
Order the 2018 Calendar here
There is an A-Z of all things related to the Beach Hut here
All the news about Beach Hut No.9 has been on the VANEL website here
We're on Instagram at www.instagram.com/beachhut9
Direct link to this website is www.beachhut9.org.uk
The Bygone Beachcombers website is www.bygonebeachcombers.org.uk
Gallery of images from the Beach Hut here