Drapers Place


25 purpose built apartments situated in a secure setting close to Shrewsbury Abbey comprising 21 single bedroom and 4 twin bedroom units each with separate bathroom, living room, kitchen and a small balcony. The building incorporates a lift to the upper floor and there are two communal lounges and a hobbies room.

The Bradbury Room with self contained kitchen is a facility which is available for hire by local organisations or individuals for meetings and functions up to 60 people.

Apts 1-25
Drapers Place
Abbey Foregate

  • 21 one-bedroom and 4 two bedroom apartments
  • both for single or double occupancy
  • all with separate living area, kitchen and bathroom
  • with wheelchair access
  • with lift to upper floor
  • with personal alarm system

In addition for the residents, there are  two communal lounges, a hobbies room and limited car parking spaces.

The Bradbury Room with self contained kitchen is available for hire by local organisations or individuals for up to 60 people.


Drapers Place is within easy walking distance of local amenities and the town. There are buses close by.



Suitable for either single people or couples of pensionable age. Close to shops etc and with a Warden on call

The Weekly Maintenance Contributions (WMC or Rent) are £87 to £109

If you wish to register interest contact the Manager, Drapers Place, Horsefair, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6BP  Telephone 01743 353503 or (click here)

What our residents say

This is my last little home on earth. I feel so content, safe, cared for and secure. I am so happy it was the best move I ever made.

The Warden is like a guardian angel to us all, advising us, updating us on new safety rules etc. She is truly loved by us all.




Vacancies in our Almshouses occur from time to time. We currently have a vacancy for a one bedroom bungalow at St. Giles. If you would like to register your interest please complete our Application Form and we will contact you. Details of the accomodation are on this website - look under Almshouses and  St. Giles.