Shropshire Council

Swimming provision in Shrewsbury

The Quarry Swimming Pool is a well-used pool that has been in operation for over 100 years. As a result of the pool's age and condition, there are a number of issues with its maintenance, including:

  • The facility is costly to keep repairing
  • It's not energy efficient or cost effective to run
  • The site layout is restrictive
  • The quality of customer experience isn't as good as it would be for a more modern facility

Since 2007 Shropshire Council, and previously Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council, have been considering options for improving and sustaining swimming provision in Shrewsbury. These pages bring together recent work, the outcomes of a public consultation in 2015 and future plans.

Key decisions and recommendations are brought together in the following cabinet reports: