Set in the heart of Shrewsbury, The Parade Shops stands timeless, nestled behind St. Marys Church. Inside you’ll find 25 independent and irresistible businesses spread across two floors in the Grade II Georgian building.
Access into The Parade
The Parade Shops is located in the middle of Shrewsbury, minutes walk from the high street in St. Marys place.
There are five public entrances, and a combination of staircases and ramps that serve the lower floor where there are public toilets. We’re happy to say that dogs are allowed in the shopping centre.
If you’re planning a road trip to Shrewsbury you will need to use the M54 / M6 network or the A49, A5, A53, A458 if approaching by A roads. There is plenty of parking in the centre of Shrewsbury.
We’re happy to say that there is a car park at Parade Shops which is priced at £2.40/hour. We have 8 spaces available here but there are also multiple local car parks with the closest being just 0.5mile away.
Pay and display on street parking is available on St Marys Place, and numerous pay and display car parks are available within a quarter mile radius, the nearest being Bridge Street Car Park.
Cark Parking for Disabled Visitors
We have disabled parking at the shopping centre and Shrewsbury has designated on-street parking spaces for disabled badge holders on:
- Shoplatch – SY1 1HF
- Castle Street – SY1 2BQ
- St. Mary’s Street – SY1 1DS
- St Mary’s Place – SY1 1DZ
- Claremont Street – SY1 1QG
- Roushill – SY1 1PN
- Beeches Lane – SY1 1TZ
- Princess Street – SY1 1LP
- Dogpole – SY1 1EN
Parking is free if a badge is displayed.
Park & Ride
There are three park and ride sites in Shrewsbury:
- Harlescott – SY1 4HA, closes at midnight
- Meole Brace – SY3 9NB, closes after the arrival of the last bus (around 6.40pm)
- Oxon – SY3 5AD, closes after the arrival of the last bus (around 6.40pm)
Parking is free and the return bus fare costs £2.00 for adults, concessions are half price (with a senior citizen bus pass or Shrewsbury Sixth Form / Shrewsbury High School student card). Buses run every 20 minutes between 7.30am and 6.30pm (last bus departs from car park at 6.10pm) For more information on the park and ride services, visit the Shropshire Council website.
The 167-year-old train station is based within the centre of town, below Shrewsbury Castle. From Birmingham, Manchester or Chester the journey is around an hour or less (on a direct train) and there is a direct service between Shrewsbury and London. Plan your journey here with National Rail journey planner or Trainline.
The Parade Shops is a 10 minute walk from the station. There is a taxi rank directly outside the station.
A host of town bus services stop outside the Market Hall on Shoplatch, including routes 1, 3, 8, 19, 21, 23, 26 and 27. Direct services are also available from Bayston Hill, Ludlow, Bridgnorth, Whitchurch, Cardington, Pulverbatch and Telford.
More information on bus services which call at Shoplatch is available via bustimes.org