Free parking in Shropshire towns this Christmas
As in previous years, we're providing free parking in a number of Shropshire towns on certain days in the run-up to Christmas, plus free use of park and ride in Shrewsbury and Ludlow.
The dates, times and locations of the offers – by town – are as follows:
Friday 23 November for the Christmas lights switch-on event.
Innage Lane, Smithfield and Severn Street car parks – free from 2pm.
Saturday 24 November, for the Christmas lights switch-on and Mayfair Frost Fair.
Easthope 1 to 4 car parks – free from 2pm.
Friday 30 November for the Winter Festival.
Cross Street, Talbot Street and Spar Bridge car parks – free from 2pm.
Tuesday 4, 11, and 18 December – ‘Tinsel Tuesdays’.
- Park and ride – free from midday
- Smithfield and Galdeford A and B car parks – free from midday
Saturday 17 November, for the Christmas Festival and lights switch-on.
Queen Street; Towers Lawn 1; Towers Lawn 2 car parks – free from 2pm.
Every Wednesday, from 14 November to 19 December, for the Christmas lights switch-on and late-night shopping.
- Park and ride – free from midday and extended until 9pm
- Frankwell Main; Abbey Foregate car parks – free parking from 3pm
- Raven Meadows multi-storey – half-price parking from 3pm until midnight
Friday 7 December – for the Christmas festival and lights switch-on.
High Street, Mill Street and Leek Street – free from 2pm.
Saturday 24 November – the day of the Christmas festival and lights switch-on.
Newtown; Castle Hill; St John’s Street; Pepper Street; Brownlow Street car parks – free from 2pm.
Note: in Oswestry we’ve agreed to let the Festival Square car park be used for the Christmas Live event on Saturday 7 December.