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)

  • Jul

    26

    The Great Shrewsbury Mouse Hunt

    Let Jesse the Mouse guide you around St Mary's in this brand new trail launching for Church Tourism Week. Jesse is...

  • Jul

    26

    Inspiring Tiles

    Enjoy family craft activities at St Mary’s in central Shrewsbury this summer holiday as part of Church Tourism...

  • Jul

    27

    Hencote Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

    Visit and explore the 60-acre grounds, vineyard, ancient riverbed, and gardens.The evening will begin with a drinks...

  • Jul

    29

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

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

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