Castle quarter 3

Castle Quarter

A bustling district sitting within the shadow of Shrewsbury's historic Castle.

Castle quarter 2

About the Castle Quarter

Castle Gates is an avenue of independent businesses, including health and beauty specialists, grocers, eateries and more.

Named for Shrewsbury’s magnificent red sandstone castle, the Castle Quarter is a hive of activity stretching from Castle Foregate to St Mary’s and the top of Pride Hill.

Castle quarter 1

Notable history

The Castle Quarter is home to four of Shrewsbury’s largest historic buildings: Shrewsbury Castle, first built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, Shrewsbury Library, original home of Shrewsbury School from 1550-1882, Shrewsbury Prison, a decommissioned Victorian prison, and Shrewsbury train station, built in the mid 19th century in mock Tudor style.

so many places to see

Thumbnail 5
Live & Work

Toni & Guy

TONI&GUY has for many years been renowned as an innovator within the hair industry. TONI&GUY has a strong heritage in both high fashion and…

Ls 50

Inocencia Clothing

We have been a popular menswear retailer in the picturesque town of Shrewsbury since opening our doors in 1999. Our original website,…

Open Today 10:00AM - 5:30PM

210208047 359253498876035 5816808876918106796 n

Shrewsbury Cycle Hub

Founded in 2020, we are a community charity focused on improving access to healthy sustainable transport across Shropshire. We exist to help overcome…

Deja Brew
Eat & Drink

Deja Brew Coffee House

We are a brand new family-run coffee shop/cafe in castle street, Shrewsbury. We have a varied menu which includes breakfasts (served all day),…

Open Today 9:00AM - 3:00PM

309823435 117045951158549 4700313436672881823 n
Eat & Drink

Mother Hubbard's

Fish & Chips are loved by every generation. Are you looking for crispy batter on the tastiest fish, succulent chips & perfect mushy…

Open Today 11:00AM - 11:00PM

Live & Work

Barclays Bank

Barclays is one of the world's biggest banks, and was founded in the 17th century. In the UK alone, more than 15 million people and businesses…

Open Today 9:30AM - 4:30PM

172 shrewsburybid new 01


Offering fashion and quality at the best price, H&M offers a varied assortment for the entire family, including concepts for ladies, men,…

Open Today 9:30AM - 5:30PM

Marks and Spencers

Marks And Spencer

Founded in 1884, M&S has grown from a single market stall to an international, multi-channel retailer. M&S sell stylish, high quality, great…

Open Today 9:00AM - 6:00PM

76 sam 8516


CEX buy, sell and exchange a range of technology and entertainment products including mobile phones, video games, DVDs and Blu-ray movies, computers,…

Open Today 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Pomona 7

Pomona Grocery

Pomona is Shrewsbury's local and organic food store. Pomona is a quality grocer with an accent very much on local and organic. The store offers a…

so many things to do

Tap and can

Tap and Can Festive Quiz

Quiz night is back and it’s going to be an extra fun one! Join us for our festive special quiz, expect festive special rounds, bonus points and…

Tap and can
Dine & Drink

Tartarus Tap Takeover & Meet the Brewer

The next in our tap takeover calendar...TARTARUSWe'll be pouring an array of kegs & casks from these Leeds legends and even better, we'll be…

First image r2a9129 web 1600x1000

Night Behind Bars

There is a whole world to explore. It is a fantastic experience for couples, groups of friends and those with an interest in the paranormal. At 8pm…

Second image r2a5730 web 1600x1000

Prison Break

Are you up for the challenge? You?ve seen the films, you?ve seen the TV series, now it?s time to put yourself to the test and see if you have what it…

Legends of motown uk

The Legends of Motown: Christmas Show

Legends of Motown is a high energy tribute show jam packed with all of Motown’s biggest hits, with stunning vocals and amazing live band, celebrating…

92981a0d81ec 20140419 untitled 25

Grief Cafe

This Grief Cafe has been curated to provide a safe and held space to have your grief seen, heard and be witnessed in a loving circle of fellow humans…

Rob lamberti

Rob Lamberti: The Christmas Show

Picture the juke box centre stage, that iconic BSA leather jacket and unmistakable sound of Mr George Michael. It was 1987. Rob was 14 years old…



This tour marks the 50th Anniversary of Showaddywaddy. ‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has…



Calling all Queen fans - legendary tribute band Flash are back! Hit after hit, anthem after anthem, guaranteed to blow your mind. Prepare to be blown…

Absolute bowie

The Absolute Bowie Band

Now in their 14th year of touring, the UKs ‘Best Tribute Band’ and ‘Best Bowie’ act, would like to come and meet you and they might just blow your…

so many offers

Join our newsletter

From inspiring articles to new businesses and exciting events, get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your inbox every month with the Original Shrewsbury newsletter!