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Plans to limit parking in congestion battle outside Shropshire school

By Keri Trigg | Shawbury | News | Published:

New parking restrictions could be brought in to help ease traffic congestion in Shawbury.

Poynton Road, Shawbury. Photo: Google StreetView.

Residents are being asked for their views on the plans which relate to three roads near St Mary's School.

The new 'no waiting and no loading' restrictions would apply to stretches of Church Close, Poynton Road and Glebelands, from 8.30-9.15am, and 2.45-3.30pm.

The council says the proposals "will help avoid danger" by providing safer parking and improved visibility.

It is also hoped the scheme will improve the flow of traffic, giving better access for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists wishing to use the roads, and enhance the amenities of the area.

A consultation on the plans opens tomorrow and closes on September 12.

Keri Trigg

By Keri Trigg
Reporter - @KeriTrigg_Star

Senior reporter covering Shrewsbury and South Shropshire for the Shropshire Star.

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