Inquiry into concerns over threat to Shrewsbury ‘cafe culture’

The Department for Transport has announced that a public inquiry into the future of Shrewsbury’s Square will take place at the end of January.

The hearing, expected to last for two days, will begin on January 29 and take place at Shirehall. It will be paid for by the Government and will aim to […]

Morgans Amended Planning Application – Civic Society Response to Shropshire Council Planning Officer

Morgans have submitted fresh plans to create a new terrace outside their bar and restaurant in Bellstone. They have put forward amended plans to construct a 1.1m glazed screen on the street following a rejection of similar proposal last year.

The following is the Civic Society’s response to the application.

The Planning Officer

Shropshire […]

Network Rail Announce £1.8 Million Bridge Facelift

Network Rail’s regional boss has announced that Shrewsbury’s main railway bridge is to be given a £1.8 million facelift.

The viaduct bridge over the River Severn at the station is to be grit-blasted and undergo repair and refurbishment work.

Long-lasting paint with a life of 25 years will also be applied to […]

Shrewsbury Civic Society Responds to St Julian’s Friars Enhancement Scheme Consultation

St Julian’s Friars Enhancement Scheme

The Planning Officer

Shropshire Council

Dear Sir

We are writing with reference to the informal consultation in respect of the St Julian’s Friars Enhancement Scheme.

We consider the scheme in principle to be a good idea at an attempt to create a much better […]