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The county town of Shropshire in the West Midlands, Shrewsbury is a historic and charming town that lies on the River Severn. The town is the location of Shropshire Council’s headquarters and it is also the second largest town in the county. This is a market town, the history of which is depicted in many of its buildings. The old world charm of Shrewsbury gives it a special charm and character. There are well over 600 listed buildings in the town, all of which boast fascinating architecture and design relating to a bygone era. Shrewsbury Castle is one of the main landmarks in the town along with Shrewsbury Abbey.
Once known for its wool manufacturing industry, Shrewsbury now has a number of different businesses operating from its office space and retail units. There are four retail centres in the town, which are home to some major retailers including Marks & Spencer, H&M, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Asda. Other businesses that are based in this town include Combined Business Solutions Ltd, Enterprise HQ, Synergy & Strategy Ltd, Integrity Financial Services Ltd, and Studio Acoustics UK.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you are keen to enjoy local entertainment there are a number of venues you can choose from. As well as being host to the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show, the town offers an array of entertainment and performances at the modern Theatre Severn. You will also find many old, historic pubs in which to enjoy a drink. When it comes to eating out, there are many options available. You can sample amazing Italian food at La Dolce Vita, enjoy a taste of Persian cuisine at Dorrington Old Hall, or head to Number Four for delicious British dishes in an elegant setting.
Shrewsbury offers a range of transport links catering for locals, visitors, and businesses in the area. There are good rail connections in the area, with Shrewsbury Railway Station offering services to places such as Manchester, Wrexham, Cardiff, Birmingham, Telford, and Wolverhampton amongst others. Plentiful bus and taxi services help to ensure good transportation for those who are not driving. The A5 provides easy access to the M54 in the town, with other roads that serve the area being the A49 and the A458.