Businesses are understandably concerned by news of the review by Shropshire Council of CCTV in Shrewsbury.

The CCTV provision in Shrewsbury town centre is hugely valued by the business community – not only as a tool for maintaining public safety and reducing crime but also the crucial role in plays in the wider economic and social well-being of our town.

Shrewsbury BID are in discussions with senior officials at Shropshire Council and are fully committed to representing the business community and working with Team Shrewsbury partners to retain this absolutely vital service for the town centre.

We will provide further updates as soon as we have more information.