Please support the Shrewsbury Civic Society’s campaign to save the Stew – July 2013.

Please go to the link below to sign our e-petition.


Situated between Theatre Severn and the Guildhall, the Stew is a unique survivor of Shrewsbury’s historic river trade, and one of the few remaining buildings which relate to this important, and often overlooked part of the town’s history and wealth.

The owner wants […]

Latest on the Stew.

Petition plan to save Shrewsbury’s The Stew building.


Shrewsbury Civic Society has launched an online petition opposing plans to demolish one of Shrewsbury’s most notable historic buildings and replace it with a boutique hotel.

Developer Gareth Leese, from Gallery Design & Development, has resurrected proposals to knock down The Stew in Frankwell and build […]

Shrewsbury Civic Society AGM

The 2013 Annual General Meeting will take place at the Bear Steps Gallery on Thursday 25th July at 6.30pm.

Bear Steps Guided Tours Summer 2013

Shrewsbury Civic Society’s John Brown has attracted sizeable interest in his Tuesday free Bear Steps Guided Walks again this summer.

John takes groups on a 30 minute circuit looking at the buildings and history immediately adjacent to the Bear Steps galleries, all within a 100 yard radius.

The walk takes in Jones’ Mansion, now part […]