What is Market Drayton known for?

What is Market Drayton known for?

Market Drayton is also known as the home of Gingerbread which has been baked in the town for over 200 years. The town sits by the Shropshire Union canal about a mile from Tyrley Locks where a flight of five locks make this one of the most interesting sections of the canal.

Is Market Drayton a nice area?

Market Drayton is among the top 10 safest small towns in Shropshire, and is the 29th most dangerous overall out of Shropshire’s 215 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Market Drayton in 2021 was 59 crimes per 1,000 people.

What is the population of Market Drayton?

Having a population of more than 12,000, Market Drayton is the third largest market town in Shropshire, and is within easy reach of Crewe, Nantwich, Chester, Stoke on Trent, Stafford, Wolverhampton, Telford, Shrewsbury & Wrexham.

Is Market Drayton North or South Shropshire?

Market Drayton is a market town and electoral ward in the north of Shropshire, England, close to the Cheshire and Staffordshire borders. It is on the River Tern, and was formerly known as “Drayton in Hales” (c. 1868) and earlier simply as “Drayton” (c. 1695).

Does Market Drayton have a train station?

It was at the junction where three railway lines met: two of them, forming the Great Western Railway route between Wellington (Shropshire) and Crewe, were met by a line from Stoke-on-Trent on the North Staffordshire Railway….Market Drayton railway station.

Market Drayton
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Platforms 4
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Status Disused

Is Mcdonalds Coming to Market Drayton?

A McDonald’s spokeswoman said: “We are delighted our application for a new drive-through restaurant in Market Drayton has been approved. “The new restaurant will bring significant investment to the area and create at least 65 jobs for local people.

Is Mcdonalds coming to Oswestry?

Plans for a new McDonald’s restaurant in Oswestry have been approved. The fast food giant says 65 jobs will be created by the opening of the 100-seater restaurant and drive-through, set to be built on part of the former Smithfield livestock market site off Shrewsbury Road.

Which constituency is Market Drayton in?

North Shropshire (UK Parliament constituency)

North Shropshire
Electorate 77,673 (December 2010)
Major settlements Wem, Whitchurch, Ellesmere, Oswestry and Market Drayton
Current constituency
Created 1983

Is Shropshire rough?

Shropshire Crime Statistics Shropshire is among the top 20 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Shropshire in 2021 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 31 out of 1,000 residents.

Where is Owen Paterson’s constituency?

Paterson is a supporter of the Royal Irish Regiment, which has been based in his constituency at Tern Hill.

How many constituents are there in north Shropshire?

There are five parliamentary constituencies in this area; Shrewsbury and Atcham, North Shropshire, Ludlow, The Wrekin and Telford. Each constituency has one MP.

Can you get a chicken Big Mac?

The Chicken Big Mac is styled just like the beef Big Mac, but it replaces the two beef patties with two chicken breast patties in a crispy coating.