Shrewsbury is a large town in the county of Shropshire. The town resides within the West Midlands. Shrewsbury has a population of over 70,000 people. Shrewsbury is the second largest town within the county of Shropshire; it is the home of the headquarters of Shropshire Council. Shrewsbury lies 9 miles east of the Welsh border.
Shrewsbury is historically a market town and the town has over 600 listed buildings. There are many examples of medieval architecture and some of the buildings still have timber frames from the 15th and 16th Century. Shrewsbury has a very historic feel and its medieval street patterns still remain in the centre of town with its many narrow streets and passage-ways.
Shrewsbury's location from the Welsh border ensures that the town is not only popular with residents from within the county of Shropshire, but also from the surrounding area of Mid-Wales. It is a commercial centre for many of the surrounding towns and the retail industry thrives within Shrewsbury creating many jobs within the town.
Many employment opportunities in the town of Shropshire come from within the service sector and the areas of administration and distribution are particularly central to the town's economy. Retail and food industries are also successful employers within the town and Shrewsbury itself has four shopping centres. Shrewsbury's position as one of the largest towns in the area means that the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is very busy; it has the only accident and emergency department westwards until Aberystwyth and the hospital provides much employment in the town.
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