Free Parking in Shrewsbury

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If you are familiar with Shrewsbury, you will know that parking can be a little frustrating, so we want to show you where you can park for free in Shrewsbury without restrictions, for a stress free visit.

4 places to park for free in Shrewsbury (2024)

The following streets offer un-restricted FREE parking spots in Shrewsbury:

Canon Street
New Park Road
Greenfield Street
Percy Street

You should always check for any newly installed restriction signs before leaving your car.

What to consider when parking free in Shrewsbury

When parking, please be considerate of others:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Tuck your car as close to the kerb as possible.
  • Don’t double park as you may be parked on a bus route

Free car parks in Shrewsbury

You can park for free in car parks across Shrewsbury between 6pm and 8am at the following car parks:

  • Abbey Foregate – SY2 6AH
  • Bridge Street – SY1 1QU
  • Frankwell Quay – SY3 8HQ
  • Mill Street – SY4 5DD

You can park for free in Shrewsbury on Sundays at the following car parks:

  • Frankwell Quay – SY3 8HQ
  • Abbey Foregate – SY2 6AH
  • Mill Street – SY4 5DD
Car ParkAddressSpacesFree ParkingDisabled Spots
Abbey Foregate Car ParkAbbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6AH3136pm – 8am and Sundays/Bank Holidays4
Bridge Street Car ParkBridge Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1QU536pm – 8am2
Frankwell Quay Car ParkFrankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8HQ126pm – 8am and Sundays/Bank Holidays1
Mill Street Car ParkMill Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5DD306pm – 8am and Sundays/Bank HolidaysNo

Free overnight parking in Shrewsbury

If you are looking to park your car in Shrewsbury overnight, you can park for free between 6pm and 8am at the following car parks:

Car ParkAddressSpacesOvernight ParkingDisabled Spots
Abbey Foregate Car ParkAbbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6AH3136pm – 8am4
Bridge Street Car ParkBridge Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1QU536pm – 8am2
Frankwell Quay Car ParkFrankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8HQ126pm – 8am1
Mill Street Car ParkMill Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5DD306pm – 8amNo

Shrewsbury Park & Ride Sites

There are three park and ride sites around Shrewsbury, allowing you to take advantage of free parking and low cost bus fares into Shrewsbury town centre between Monday and Saturday.

All buses are suitable for wheelchair users and can also accommodate pushchairs. The buses run every 20 minutes from 7.20am until 6.30pm (Saturdays 8am).

Park and Ride SiteAddress
Oxon Park & RideSY3 5AD
Meole Brace Park & RideSY3 9NB
Harlescott Park & RideSY1 4HA

Shrewsbury Park and Ride Bus Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Adult Return£2.00
Student£1.00
Concession£1.00

Motorhome parking in Shrewsbury

Motorhomes are permitted in all council car parks in Shresbury that don’t have height restrictions, but there is no dedicated motorhome bays:

  • Bridge Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1QU
  • Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8HQ

Free coach parking in Shrewsbury

If you are looking for free coach parking in Shrewsbury, you can park at both Abbey Foregate Car Park (SY2 6AH) where there are 12 coach bays, or Frankwell Main Car Park (SY3 8HQ) however there are only 5 coach bays.

Residential parking in Shrewsbury

If you are a resident in Shrewsbury where permits are required, you can apply for a residents parking permit.

In order to apply, you will need to prove you are a resident, so will be required to provide proof of address and proof of vehicle.

You can expect a cost of around £50 per year for a residents parking permit. 

About Shrewsbury, UK

Shrewsbury is packed with plenty of nature, history and shops to keep you entertained on your visit to one of Shropshire’s most popular towns.

For those looking to enjoy some green space, the Quarry is set in 29 acres not far from the River Severn. It’s an excellent spot to enjoy a walk, picnic or just relax with a good book.

If you enjoy discovering new flowers, you can expect a colourful bloom at the Quarry which is also host to Shrewsbury Flower Show.

For eating, there are a range of independent cafes as well as well known high street chains. Take a walk down the cobbled streets of Shrewsbury to see what this wonderful town has to offer.

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Shrewsbury:

About the Author

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m here to help find you suitable free parking in towns and cities across the UK.

When I visit new towns and cities, I always take note of where you can (legally) park for free, whether this be on-street parking bays or council run car parks, which offer free parking during certain hours of the day.

Although I take every effort to ensure this information is up to date and correct, if you notice an issue, please get in touch so I can rectify it for everyone.

Amber

Information was last updated on January 12th, 2024