Shropshire Council

Visiting us

Opening hours


Reception is open during the hours shown below. The centre is open outside of these hours and is dependent on need.

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:45am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:45am - 4:15pm

Weekend hours vary so please contact us on 01743 355159 for more information.

Coffee shop

Monday to Friday: 9am - 3pm (excluding bank holidays). On occasion we may need to close at other times, but we'll always try to provide plenty of notice. Evening and weekend opening is available by prior arrangement with the coffee shop manager.


The galleries are available to the public during the opening hours of the centre.


As our parking is limited to one place per room booking we hope the following suggestions for alternative parking will be helpful:

Shrewsbury park and ride

  • Operates every ten minutes, Monday to Saturday
  • Provides free parking
  • Park and ride sites are located at Harlescott, Meole Brace and Oxon

For more information take a look at our park and ride pages.

Town centre parking

We have various car parks available in the town centre. For more information, take a look at our parking webpages.

Disabled parking spaces

We have three disabled parking spaces (if full, please ask at reception for assistance).

Shrewsbury railway and bus stations

The railway station is just a two-minute walk from the centre, and the bus/coach station is a four-minute walk.