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Theatre Severn is located next to the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury town centre.

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.

By Car
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:

Green Route

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.

Blue route
From Porthill Road or Porthill Bridge pass the Boathouse Pub and then turn right down Water Lane which takes you to the theatre entrance.

Red route
From Frankwell Island keep left on Frankwell and bear left at the lights, to approach the theatre from the north.


Cycle route map


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.

By Train
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:

By Bus
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

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.


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