Shrewsbury Station

Shrewsbury railway station (formerly known as Shrewsbury General)

The original Shrewsbury Station was built in 1848. The station was extended between 1899 and 1903 by the construction of a new floor underneath the original station building requiring large buttresses to support it. The building style was imitation Tudor, complete with carvings of Tudor style heads around the window frames. This was done to complement the Tudor building of Shrewsbury School (now Shrewsbury Library) almost directly opposite. The station's platforms also extend over the River Severn. It was declared a grade 2 listed building in 1969.

Opposite platform 7 is a large concrete wall that divides the rest of the station from what could be considered to be platform 8. This platform does not see any use and was built to allow the discrete transportation of prisoners from the (now closed) Dana Prison opposite.


Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Food Festival

    A huge food and fringe festival in Shrewsbury town with live music from the best unsigned artists, cookery...

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Jun

    24

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Jul

    01

    Shropshire Family Vintage Show

    Fantastic show for everyone from vintage vehicle enthusiasts to families. Hundreds of different vehicles on show,...

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