Wellington has been a market town since the 13th century and is still a bustling and vibrant town today. Wellington is situated between the New Town of Telford and the County Town of Shrewsbury. Wellington has easy access to the M54 motorway network and rail links to the local region and beyond.
Wellington offers a wide variety of property types to suit every buyer. Wellington has flats starting from around £100,000 to detached properties at around £500,000, close to the town centre, and everything in between! There are also some beautiful semi rural locations offering properties in a village location but still within a couple of miles of Wellington. There is a good selection of 3 and 4 bedroom family homes ranging between £150,000 - £200,000.
Primarily Wellington has always been a sought after location for families due to the area being the main centre of education for the borough. There is a range of primary and secondary schools which have a good reputation and excellent facilities. There is a new secondary school currently under construction and due to be completed in 2016. In addition to the schools there are 2 colleges offering further educational facilities with links to the University of Wolverhampton. For those wanting an independent school, Wellington is also home to Wrekin College, a co-educational boarding and day school which was founded by Sir John Bayley in 1880.
Wellington is most famous for its market which is open 4 days a weeks with over 100 stalls. Wellingstons first market charter was granted to Giles of Erdington in 1244 and by 1680 the market has an open-sided market hall. In 1841 a market company formed and built a town hall and butter market to create a permanent covered home for its traders. That market still thrives today. Wellington is also known for the Wrekin - one of Shropshires most famous landmarks which attracts tens of thousands of walkers and cyclists to Wellington town every year.
As a popular residential area, there is a range of property types in Wellington and surrounding suburbs. In Wellington itself you can find all types of property from modern town centre apartments, to Victorian Terraced Houses to detached gentleman's residences. Within a mile or two of Wellington town centre you will find the popular suburbs of Apley, Admaston and Shawbirch. These areas in particular are popular with families because they offer a range of 3 and 4 bedroom semi and detached houses and each location offering their own range of facilities.
Wellington Branch has successfully assisted people in buying and selling properties from TF1 to TF10. Whether you are a family looking to offer your children the educational facilities the town has to offer, or a first time buyer/commuter taking advantage of the train station or western terminus of the M54. Wellington is one of the most accessible towns in Shropshire and has something for everyone.
Shropshire is well known for our property being affordable and the Rental market in the area is no different. You can rent a one bedroom apartment from £400 pcm close to the town centre. On average a two bedroom house will be in the region of £525-£550 pcm with 3 bedroom detached house starting at around £650. If you are looking for 4 bedrooms or more then prices will start around £800 pcm.
Wellington offers a host of Independent shops and some national stores including Holland & Barrett, Clarkes and Boots. It also offers a range of supermarkets including Morrissons and Aldi. Tesco and Asda Living can be found at the Wrekin Retail park approximately 1 mile from Wellington town centre.
Wellington civic and leisure centre has under gone a complete refurbishment in recent years. Facilities now include 25 metre swimming pool, health and fitness suite, sauna, steam room and spa pool. The Civic Hall is also available for civil marriage ceremonies.
As stated previously, Wellington is one of the most accessible towns in the county. It is located just off junction 7 of the M54 which gives access to Shrewsbury, Telford and beyond with the added benefit of the bus and train station.
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