Shrewsbury Guest House, Great Yarmouth - The Place To Stay in Great Yarmouth

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Access Statement For The Shrewsbury


The Shrewsbury is a non-smoking family run guest house.  We are located within 5 minutes of the town centre and approx. 100m from the beach.  The following statement is a summary of our provision.  If you have any specific questions please feel free to contact us and we will endeavour to help.

• The train station is approx. 10 minutes away by car.  We offer a free    collection service to and from the station by prior arrangement.
• There are always taxis awaiting at the station for passengers.
• We have a website.
• We can be contacted by phone, text or email (details below).

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
• A residents parking scheme is in operation and permits are issued free of charge to our guests.
• There are two private spaces at the rear of the property (we take no responsibility for vehicles parked there).
• Guests can unload at the front entrance before parking.
• We can assist guests with luggage.

Main Entrance & Reception
• There is a 9" (23cm) step up to the frontage of the property and 2 steps 8" (20cm) and 6" (15cm) into the building.   The pathway into the house is paved with sandstone slabs.
• The building is a double fronted Victorian terraced house and not wheelchair accessible.
• The inner door is always locked and the door bell is accessible to all.
• The hallway, dining room and reception areas are covered with Karndean flooring.


Second Entrance

• There is a 9" (23cm) step up to the frontage of the property and 2 steps 8" (20cm) and 6" (15cm) into the building.   The pathway into the house is paved with sandstone slabs.

Public Areas - General (Internal)
• The dining room, lounge, one twin bedroom & one double bedroom are all located on the ground floor.
• The ground floor bedrooms, due to size and layout, are not suitable for wheelchair use.
• There are 16 steps up to the first floor and a further 15 steps up to the second floor.

Public Areas - WC
• 2 public WCs are located on the first floor.

Dining Room & Lounge
• Breakfast is served in the dining room located on the ground floor.
• Furniture is not fixed and can be moved on request.
• Tables are square and chairs are without arms.
• Menus are provided in large print.
• The lounge has bucket chairs and round tables
• We do not play background music in any public areas.



• There are two en-suite bedrooms (Twin & Double) on the ground floor.
• There are two en-suite double bedrooms on the first floor & 4 suites.
• There is one en-suite double bedroom and a 2 room en-suite family unit on the second floor.


Additional Information

• Assistance dogs are welcomed.
• Mobile phone reception is generally good.
• We are a no smoking building.
• Wireless internet access is available.

Contact Information
• Address:                  9 Trafalgar Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
                                   NR30 2LD
• Telephone:               01493-844788  
• Minicom:                  N/A
• Email:             
• Website:         
• Hours of operation:  Open all year.

Recent and Future Plans

  • 2008/2009 we redecorated the dining room and hallways, replacing the staircase as in keeping with the age of the property.  The four poster room was refurnished and the bathroom refurbished and fully tiled.  The deluxe room was refurnished with dark wood furniture.
  • 2009/2010 a double room was redecorated and the en-suite refurbished and fully tiled.  The spring of 2010 has seen another double room and en-suite fully refurbished.  The outside of the building has been repainted in new colours, our colour scheme is now black and cream and the front of the property has been repaved in sandstone slabs.


  • During 2010/2011 we have extensively remodelled the guest house.  2 suites have been created and these are both located on the first floor. Each suite is adaptable, the four poster suite comprises of a bedroom and separate lounge and the junior suite is one large room with a comfortable seating area.   The family unit has been altered and the en-suite enlarged, refurbished and fully tiled.  We have had a new roof on the main building and the carpet in the hallway and dining room has been replaced with Karndean flooring.  All fire doors have been changed to white panelled doors and fitted with smoke strips as in keeping with current fire regulations
  • In 2012/2013 we replaced the flat roof on the rear extension and fully renovated that area.  During January 2013 the ground floor bedroom was redecorated and the hallways and stairways were also redecorated.


  • 2013/2014 saw a large scale renovation of an adjoining property that was purchased and completely remodelled.  This resulted in the creation of a guest lounge, 2 suites and 2 double en-suite rooms. The dining room has been redecorated and completely re-furnished as were the hallways and staircases.
  • 2015/2016 will see an on-going maintenance programme to keep the property in excellent decorative order.
  • 2017/2018 3 bathrooms have been renovated and built in wardrobes replace free standing furniture in most rooms. The outside has been repainted and a step added to the front entrance to lower the first step onto the property. The carpets have been replaced in the rooms, stairs and hallways of No 9 and the rear extension of No. 10 has been completely renovated and updated.
  • 2019 onwards - Annual maintenance and redecoration to keep the property in good order.


We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01493-844788 or email

Amended on: 07/04/2022