Theatre Severn is located next to the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury town
Directions to Shropshire
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire. As England's largest inland
county, Shropshire is easy to find! The county is situated between the West
Midlands and Wales. Use the links on this page to plan your route. Follow
the link to ShropMap for interactive maps of Shropshire which includes
roads, towns, villages and places of interest.
Visiting Theatre Severn
Theatre Severn has a commitment through the Theatre Severn Travel Plan
to encourage more sustainable travel. Please consider using public
transport, cycling, walking or car sharing to reach us.
Theatre Severn is located next to Frankwell Car Park where charges apply before 6pm only.
For SatNav, please enter SY3 8HQ to locate the theatre.
To find a car park and information on tariffs please see Shrewsbury Car Parks on the Shropshire Council website.
By foot / bicycle
Theatre Severn is easily accessible by bicycle or on foot and the beauty of
the riverside routes make the journey even more appealing.
Cycle routes to the theatre include:
From Welsh Bridge/town centre keep left and then turn left by
the Darwin Community Centre. This takes you down to Water Lane; turn left
again and cycle under the Welsh Bridge to reach the theatre entrance.
From Porthill Road or Porthill Bridge pass the Boathouse Pub
and then turn right down Water Lane which takes you to the theatre entrance.
From Frankwell Island keep left on Frankwell and bear left at
the lights, to approach the theatre from the north.
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If you need help planning your cycle route to the Theatre Severn call The Box Office on 01743 281281. Covered parking for cycles is available by the riverside entrance to Theatre Severn.
People with disabilities
Theatre Severn offers good access for those who are mobility impaired.
All entrances have ramp wheelchair access. There are disabled toilets on
the first, second and third floor and lifts access all floors.
There are a limited number of disabled parking spaces situated in the main Frankwell car park outside the Guildhall. When the Frankwell car park is closed please use the car park opposite the Theatre entrance.
Please note that Frankwell pedestrian bridge is not accessible to wheelchair users or people using pushchairs due to thenumber of steps leading up to the bridge. Access over the Welsh Bridge provides disabled and pushchair access.
For more information on the facilities and services offered to people with
disabilities visiting Theatre Severn please click here or alternatively call the box office on 01743 281281 for further advice.
The nearest train station is Shrewsbury Railway Station, located in the town
centre. The station has good links with Wolverhampton, Birmingham and
Manchester as well as many smaller nearby towns (e.g. Church Stretton,
Craven Arms, Chester, Wellington). The railway station is located within a
10 minute walk from Theatre Severn, utilising Frankwell footbridge adjacent
to the Guildhall and the footway along Smithfield Road. For up to date
information visit: www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Shrewsbury Bus Station is about a five-minute walk from the theatre site.
In addition bus stops are located at Frankwell Island and on Smithfield Road.
Arriva provides a local bus service around the town and to surrounding
towns and villages. For more information visit www.arrivabus.co.uk
Park and Ride
If you are attending a matinee or daytime show, Park and Ride services are available at Oxon Business Park, Meole Brace Retail Park and Harlescott.
Monday to Saturday express buses to the town centre run every 10 minutes. The first bus is at 7.30am Monday to Friday and 8am on Saturday, with the last bus departing at 6.10pm.
From the town centre the first bus is at 7.40am Monday to Friday and 8.10am on Saturday, with the last bus departing at 6.30pm.
For Theatre Severn, alight at Barker Street, opposite Rowley's House and Frankwell Island is served by the Oxon service.
The return bus fare is £1.20 and includes all-day parking.
Accompanied children under 16 years travel free.
People who wish to use the Park & Ride service but choose to walk to one of the three sites to catch the bus will be charged a 'walker' fare of £2.40 return.
For more information visit: Park & Ride Services on the Shropshire Council website.
Tel: 01743 281281