Shrewsbury’s Future

The Shrewsbury Big Town Plan is a collective vision and plan for the purposeful change and adaptation of our Town.

Our Vision


The Big Town Plan heralds a step change

A change in how we work collaboratively as a town and a change in what we can achieve together.
It’s ambitious & bold, reshaping the physical public realm and matching it with an outstanding public experience. Through this Plan, we revolutionise movement around our town & attract vital investment.


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Our Themes

Featured Projects

The Big Connection
The Big Connection

The Big Connection is an illustration of how all these principles can come together in the Big Town Framework Plan. The Big Connection is the biggest regeneration opportunity in Shrewsbury.


One of the interesting qualities of the town is the significant change of level between the top of the town around Pride Hill and St Mary’s Church and the riverside.

Flaxmill Maltings
Flaxmill Maltings

The proposals for the redevelopment of the Flaxmill Maltings are illustrated here. Its connection with the rest of the town forms part of the Northern Corridor project.

The Shrewsbury Green network
The Shrewsbury Green Network

The town is blessed with extraordinary greenspaces, courtesy of the River Severn corridor and a superb landscape setting.

Featured News & Events

Big Town Plan at MIPIM

Shrewsbury Big Town Plan has been presented at MIPIM as part of a presentation on Shrewsbury’s Big Connection.

Evolution of Shopping Event

Our towns and city centres have always been shaped by a series of technological, social and political revolutions.

Shrewsbury BID are hiring

A significant new role has been created focused on providing on-the-ground support to businesses.

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