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The planning application for the proposed toilet block in St Alkmund’s Place, Butcher Row is now being submitted.

The Society was consulted for initial feedback, but please now look at the artist’s impressions with accompanying drawing – and then send us your comments.







Plans here


Abbey Station

Marian Byrne, who is a Civic Society member, sent in these interesting photos of the former Abbey station being converted to a museum. One showing it with a new roof being constructed is of June 2011, the other three are of August 2011. We will be devoting a page to this development so if anyone […]

Darwin’s garden will open for anniversary

It was the garden in which a young Charles Darwin first contemplated the wonders of the natural world.

Now the owners of the garden on The Mount, Shrewsbury, have opened its gates to the public, offering a chance to see the place which inspired the young botanist.

Owners Sharon and John Leach will let visitors […]

Open days at the Flaxmill

© Simon J Evans

Thousands of people are expected to attend an open weekend at Shrewsbury’s historic Flax Mill put on by a group campaigning for a multi-million regeneration of the site.

The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings are holding open days on May 19 and 20, from 10am to 4pm. As well […]