New Homes in Telford
Found in the West Midlands, Telford is a large town set into rural Shropshire countryside. Popular for its access to the M54 which heads east to west from Wolverhampton towards Shrewsbury, new homes in Telford are handy for their proximity to Birmingham, which is 40 minutes away in the car.
From the shops, restaurants and leisure activities on offer at Southwater, to magical trips with the kids to Wonderland and walks up the Wreken for incredible views back across Telford and Wrekin, the famous Iron Bridge is another must-see; all once you’ve settled into one of our new homes near Telford.
Living in Telford
If you’re looking for a town which offers a relaxed atmosphere, along with fast access to beautiful Shropshire countryside and some of the West Midlands’ biggest business hubs, buying a new home in Telford could be for you. Doing just that could be even more affordable than you thought to, thanks to incentives like the Government-backed Help to Buy West Midlands scheme. This is available on properties in Telford valued up to £255,600.
Things to see and do in Telford
Telford Town Park is a great local feature, providing you with a pleasant spot to go for a walk, take the dog out and play with the kids. Little ones will love the Wonderland theme park sandwiched between Randlay Pool and Withy Pool, while the Telford Steam Railway is also a fun attraction for all the family.
There are lots more things to do on the outskirts of town, including Enginuity in Coalbrookdale, an interactive design and technology centre. Work on your moves at Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre, visit the iconic Iron Bridge and soak up the spectacular views from the Wrekin.
If you do have children to think of, Telford is a great place for them to go to school. St George’s CofE and Newdale Primary School and Nursery are two options for younger kids which are ranked as outstanding by Ofsted, while there are many options rated as good by the education board in and around town. Thomas Telford School, meanwhile, is an outstanding mixed secondary which caters for children aged 11 to 18.
Transport links in Telford
Telford is only a 20-minute drive along the A5 from Shrewsbury to the west, while transport links are even more widely available in the opposite direction. The M54 motorway starts at Telford and allows you to drive into Birmingham in just over half an hour, while Wolverhampton and Walsall are even closer. Telford Central station is in the heart of town, offering trains to Birmingham New Street which take less than 40 minutes.
The Telford property market
Telford has a healthy property market with everything from affordable flats to large detached homes with gardens, and even stunning conversions within historic manor houses. If this sounds perfect for you, give us a call to book your appointment with us today. And when you do, don’t forget to ask about the latest offers like our popular Movemaker scheme.