Shropshire

All flood barriers coming down in Ironbridge

View of the River Severn at Ironbridge
River levels are falling in Ironbridge, according to the Environment Agency

All the remaining flood barriers in Ironbridge are being taken down.

The Wharfage, a main road giving access to shops and other businesses, would also be reopened to traffic, a Telford and Wrekin Council spokesman said.

Flood defences between Dale End and New Road in the Shropshire town were dismantled on Tuesday.

A flood warning that had been in force for Ironbridge has now been removed, with river levels falling, the Environment Agency said.

In Shrewsbury, St Julian's car park has reopened after a "big clean and sweep" on Wednesday morning, Shropshire Council said.

Frankwell Main car park was also reopened on Wednesday but Frankwell Riverside remains closed.

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