Shrewsbury Town council

Hanging baskets in Shrewsbury
04 May 2022
Businesses in Shrewsbury are being encouraged to help make the town a sea of colour for a celebratory summer.  Shrewsbury BID and Shrewsbury Town Council are once again teaming up to offer hanging baskets, which are now available to order - with a closing date of May 27 for people to get their orders in.  The hanging baskets are produced by Shrewsbury Town Council’s nursery staff, and Shrewsbury...
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...
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,...
21 Sep 2020
More than a thousand people have responded to a survey about Shrewsbury town centre’s traffic arrangements during the summer – and there is still time to have your say.  The survey has been put together by Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, made up of Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID, who are reviewing the movement interventions which were put in place following advice...
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...
23 Jul 2020
Shrewsbury is open - that’s the message of a new campaign celebrating a safe and welcoming summer season in the town.  The ‘Shrewsbury’s Open’ campaign has been created by Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, which includes Shrewsbury BID, Shropshire Council and Shrewsbury Town Council.  Additional funding from The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Shropshire Council is being invested to...
29 Jun 2020
The centre of Shrewsbury is set to remain traffic-free during the day for the rest of the summer to help keep people safe and help businesses to maximise their potential over the summer.  High Street will be closed to traffic between 11am and 4pm - a change from the original timing of 11am to 6pm - and Wyle Cop will be open to outward bound traffic only, on a 24-hour basis.  All car parks remain...
22 May 2020
Plans are well underway to help people stay safe as they come back into Shrewsbury town centre as coronavirus restrictions are gradually eased.  The Shrewsbury Recovery Taskforce, part of the Big Town Plan Partnership, made up of Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Town Council and Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District), have been in ongoing communication throughout the crisis and developing...
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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