Traffic surveys helping with development of Shrewsbury movement strategy

Traffic journeys through Shrewsbury town centre are being monitored this week as researchers gather data for a new movement strategy for the town. A series of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) surveys are taking place around Shrewsbury as part of the development of the movement and public realm strategy, led by Shrewsbury Big Town Plan […]

Transport Secretary urged to shelve ‘outdated’ Shrewsbury North West Relief Road

Shrewsbury Town Council has written to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to urge him to shelve the “damaging” Shrewsbury North West Relief Road plan. The council says the £81 million road is an outdated and financially risky idea, and encouraged Mr Shapps to engage in discussions to “develop good transport solutions” in Shrewsbury and Shropshire. More […]

Shrewsbury weekend traffic reduction trial to continue until October

The trial low-traffic scheme which has seen parts of Shrewsbury town centre closed to vehicles on weekends is to continue until at least October 2022 after proving popular with businesses and residents. Since 20 November 2021, Wyle Cop (uphill), High Street and Shoplatch in the town have been closed to through-traffic from 10am to 4pm […]


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