how to travel to our offices

Our full address is The Pump House, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2DP

Please note that a Sat Nav or other internet maps will take you just north of our offices.  Instead use the poste code for the Gateway Education Centre which is next door: SY1 1NB


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MEA recommends the use of low carbon transport wherever practicable so highlights its proximity to Shrewsbury Rail Station and Raven Meadows Bus Station.  We also have provided at the rear of our site high quality cycle parking facilities.  A shower room is available.  

The railway station is a 5 minute walk away.  From the rail station exit head towards the pedestrian crossing, crossing the main road to then use the crossing point (near Antonio's gentleman's hairdresser) to head to the right towards the modern apartment block and then stay on the left hand pavement heading towards The Gateway (Chester Street) and The Pump House is the next building on the left. 

For those with mobility problems taxis are readily available from the rail station and can drop off outside the main front door.  The building is fully accessible. 

There is a bus stop (Broome Place, Chester Street) directly outside the building (river side) served by the bus services 6, 7, 501 and 576.  For details call 0871 200 22 33 or use http://www.traveline.info   Text phone users can ring 0870 241 22 16.  Lines are open 07.00 - 22.30 every day. 

Coton Hill has parking on the river side of the road (time limited to 3 hours).  There is on-street parking on Chester Street towards the town centre which is "Pay and Display".  but is limited to 60 minutes.

A multi-storey car park is located at Raven Meadows where a "Pay on Foot" system is in operation.  It operates as Long Stay/Short Stay - open Mon-Sat 07.00 to 20.30 hours and Sun 10.00 to 17.00 hours. 

A street level car park is available at Howard Street, off Castle Foregate (A5191), literally north of the railway station, adjacent to The Buttermarket (nightclub).  This provides parking 24 hours a day operated by NCP.  

Motorists are advised to note the regulation signs situated near pay machines.  Contravention of the regulations may incur a Penalty Charge Notice.  Surface car park machines accept coins: 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2. No change is given.  

Multi Storey pay-on-foot machines accept the coins above, plus £5, £10, or £20 notes.  Change is given.