175 schools across Shropshire with asbestos

Hundreds of buildings in use across Shropshire contain asbestos, new figures released by councils revealed today…. Overall there are 391 sites across Shropshire with asbestos, of which around 175 are schools, 13 libraries, 10 fire stations, and about 10 leisure facilities including swimming pools…. The building that contains the most traces of asbestos is The Shirehall in Shrewsbury, where 398 samples were found during an inspection. This is followed by the Grove School in Market Drayton with 270 samples and Idsall School in Shifnal with 257.

Sunderland Echo, 11 Sep