Shrewsbury Big Town Plan

26 Nov 2021
People are being asked to have their say on the new weekend traffic arrangements in Shrewsbury.  The centre of Shrewsbury - Wyle Cop (uphill), High Street and Shoplatch - are currently closed to through-traffic from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays to help reduce traffic in the town at weekends.  An official consultation has been launched which will help councillors decide whether to make the...
19 Nov 2021
Business owners in Shrewsbury have welcomed the planned return of pedestrian-friendly weekends - saying reducing traffic improves the town atmosphere.  The centre of Shrewsbury will be free of through-traffic on weekends from November 20, with Wyle Cop (uphill), Milk Street, High Street and Shoplatch being closed to traffic from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  Calls had been made for the...
Shrewsbury town centre
28 May 2021
Shrewsbury Big Town Plan has welcomed a new face to the partnership as the team looks forward to the next stage of the process.  There is a firm message of continued commitment from the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Partnership as Councillor Ed Potter becomes Shropshire Council’s new representative following the recent elections.  Councillor Potter is the Cabinet member for economic growth,...
31 Jul 2020
Cyclists in Shrewsbury have locked on to a new idea which will allow them to travel into town and park up securely - thanks to new ‘Plantlocks’ being placed around the town.  The Plantlocks, a metal planter with hoops for locking bikes, have been funded by Shropshire Council and installed by Shrewsbury Town Council, and are part of an ambitious plan to encourage more people to cycle into...
Big Town Plan 2nd Consultation
15 Aug 2018
The people of Shrewsbury are being given another opportunity to have their say on the future of the town in the second round of public consultation for The Big Town Plan at a pop-up exhibition in St Mary’s Church, Dogpole near the top of Pride Hill and by The Parade Shopping complex from Thursday 16th August to Wednesday 19th September.  The first three days of the exhibition at St Mary’s will be...
Shrewsbury Big Town Plan
29 Mar 2018
Last week over fifty organisations came together through a series of workshops to develop the Shrewsbury Big Town Plan.  Project partners Shrewsbury BID, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shropshire Council are working with LDA Design to create a new Masterplan which aims to enhance the county town’s appeal as a place to visit, live, work and invest. Over the coming weeks illustrative maps, 3D models...
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