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Storm Dennis: Road closures in Shrewsbury – UPDATED: 6.15pm Mon 17 Feb

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Due to the rainfall during Storm Dennis multiple roads have been closed in and around Shrewsbury due to flooding.

In total, 16 roads are currently closed.

Residents are urged not drive through flooded roads and road closures for their safety.

The roads currently closed are:

Atcham to Cross Houses and Chiltern Farm Lane

Berwick Road

Sydney Avenue

Gravel Hill Lane


Longden Coleham

Old Coleham

Coleham Head

Victoria Avenue

Coton Hill

Williams Way

St Julian’s Friars

Cressage to Eastern Constantine

Raven Meadows

Smithfield Road

Chilton Farm Lane

Atcham to Cross Houses

Cressage to Eaton Constantine

Longden Coleham

Coton Hill

Chester Street/Cross Street

Atcham to Berwick Wharf

B4380 Shrewsbury to Atcham

As River Severn levels continue to rise, the following roads are likely to be closed so it is advised that travel via this routes is avoided:

English Bridge to Gyratory

Old Potts Way

Castle Foregate

Wyle Cop.

Information and advice

For information and advice on how to stay safe during the flooding, please visit the Storm Dennis webpage on the Shropshire Council website – http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/storm-dennis

For news and up-to-date information about flooding and flood warnings, visit the Environment Agency website – https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings?location=shropshire