25-minute walk from Overdale, Telford Bus Station.
16-minute walk from Telford Central Railway Station.
More information about Telford
Training in Telford
Travel to and from Telford
M4 Motorway in Telford City
RoadTelford lies near the M54 motorway junction, a leg of the M6 connecting the city with Wolverhampton and the West Midlands, and the A5 highway connecting Shrewsbury and Cannock.
RailTelford Central railway station is located on the Shrewsbury-Wolverhampton Line. Oakengates and Wellington railway stations are also on the same line. All three stations are served by Arriva Trains Wales, West Midlands Railway, and Avanti West Coast trains.
Arriva Midlands Telford City
BusThe majority of bus services in Telford are operated by Arriva Midlands from its Stafford Park garage, which replaced the former Midland Red facility in Wellington. Banga Bus provides route 891 between Wolverhampton and Shifnal via Shifnal and Tettenhall, replacing the old Midland Red service, which was eventually taken over by Arriva Midlands.
Map showing Telford railway stations
Things to do in Telford
LandmarksThe business district of Telford, Telford Town Centre, is situated off Junction 5 of the M54 motorway, which was built in the 1980s. It is the administrative headquarters of Telford & Wrekin Council, which relocated from the former Civic Offices (from the mid-1970s) to Addenbrook House on Ironmasters Way in December 2012. Telford Shopping Centre (and Town Park), various business buildings, including the blue office towers (Telford Plaza), and the Windsor Life skyscraper.
Other landmarks in Telford
ODEON Luxe TelfordForge Gate, Overdale, Telford TF3 4NE, United Kingdom.Phone: 0333 014 4501
The International CentreInternational Way, Telford TF3 4JH, United Kingdom.Phone: 01952 281500
Ramada by Wyndham Telford IronbridgeForge Gate, Overdale, Telford TF3 4NA, United Kingdom.Phone: 01952 425000
Map showing landmarks in Telford
Notable people in acting and writingOne of the most popular people in Telford, Sarah Smith (27 July 1832 – 8 October 1911) was a Christian novelist for children who wrote under the pen name Hesba Stretton. By the late nineteenth century, Jessica’s First Prayer had sold a million and a half copies, 10 times more than Alice in Wonderland.
Edith Mary Pargeter
SportsTelford has a number of talented amateur, semi-professional, and professional sports clubs that represents the community, one of the well-known is the Telford United F.C. The club dissolved owing to financial troubles between 1969 and 2004 and was resurrected the same year as AFC Telford United. The New Bucks Head, AFC Telford United’s home field, served as the venue for home matches played by Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.’s under-23 squad between 2004 and 2020.
New Bucks Head- 200 Haybridge Road