Coronavirus Update (02/11/2020)

In line with government directives, the Bear Steps will close to the public from 3rd November 2020 until further notice

Any changes to this in the light of new developments and/or government policy will be posted here

You can still bring matters of concern to any of our committees by email: or

Shrewsbury Civic Society is a not-for-profit, non-political organisation that seeks to maintain and advance Shrewsbury as a pleasant place to live and work in, with a built environment
of the highest quality

It seeks to do this by:
– Providing a forum to consider the development of the town and the enhancement of its unique features
– Encouraging high standards in building development, restoration and renovation
– Monitoring and scrutinising planning applications to ensure they are suitable for a historic town
– Making suggestions to protect and conserve Shrewsbury’s irreplaceable building heritage
– Promoting the town’s long-term economy and encouraging interest in its unique heritage
– Promoting educational opportunities to learn more about the town and its history