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The town of Bridgnorth is in Shropshire in the West Midlands. Named after a bridge on the River Severn, the town is split into two parts, which consist of High Town and Low Town based on their position and elevation in respect to the River Severn. The town was referenced back in 895, which provides an insight into the length of its history. A quaint and charming area, Bridgnorth is home to a number of landmarks and sites that also relate to its rich history. This includes Bridgnorth Railway Station, which is part of the Severn Valley Railway, the ruins of Bridgnorth Castle, Bishop Percy’s House, and Daniel’s Mill.
A variety of businesses have office space and retail units around Bridgnorth which despite its old world charm is still home to a diverse array of modern businesses. Some of the companies that are located here include Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd, FITSCO Industries, and Swinton Insurance. You will find a variety of other professionals and businesses in the town, including small and big name retailers, estate agents, lettings agents, veterinary surgeries, doctors, and auto related businesses.
Entertainment And Dining Out
When it comes to entertainment, you will find a number of options in this historic town. A 1930s cinema, the Majestic, is still in use and is an ideal place to enjoy movies in a historical setting. The Theatre on the Steps is the place for those who enjoy live stage acts and performances. A range of traditional English pubs line the streets, providing a watering hole for those who want a relaxed drink in a traditional pub setting. If you want a bite to eat, you will have plenty of choice with regards to what sort of cuisine you opt for. The Old Castle Pub is welcoming, traditional, and serves great British food. Delicious Italian cuisine can be enjoyed at Tuscanos Six Ashes or you can head to Saros for authentic curries.
This market town offers good road links, with easy access to major roads such as the A458, the A442 and the A454. The M54 is around 9 miles from the town. Buses and taxis can be easily accessed from Bridgnorth, providing an efficient means of transport for those not driving. While Bridgnorth has a heritage railway station, the closes major rail links are in Telford and Wolverhampton. The town is home to the Castle Hill Railway, which links High Town and Low Town and has been running for over a century.