Incidents on the River Severn at Atcham



Request detail: 

I would like to request all information which Shropshire Fire and Rescue
Service holds in relation to incidents or fatalities at the River Severn at
Atcham, Shropshire. Specifically this relates to an area of the river
frequented by members of the public at Easting 354040 Northing 309253 (What 3
Words location: convinces.muddle.organ, British National Grid reference:
SJ540092, Latitude: 52.679015 , Longitude: -2.6812316). Please include
information for an approximately 250 m radius around this point relating to
the river.

The data includes fatalities, such as drownings (if applicable) and incidents
relating to water safety, such as where people have got into difficulty in
the water.

If possible, additional contextual information (such as age) should be

Please include all information that you hold - i.e. there is no timescale
limit (but please advise when the data record commenced).

Noting the location's close proximity to The Mytton and Mermaid hotel and
restaurant, please can you filter out if incidents are related to that
business as I am only interested in the River Severn and associated issues.
Likewise, any incidents relating to the nearby roads (RTAs) should also be


Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the attached spreadsheet for the information requested.


Information Released: 



Friday, 8 September, 2023


Monday, 2 October, 2023