Location Facts: Telford City

Whilst attending stimulating scientific sessions and exchanging expertise with leading allergy specialists, we recommend that you also make time to discover the scenic county of Shropshire, home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge.

There are many who aren’t even quite sure where Shropshire is, let alone what makes it such an interesting place to visit. So let’s deal with the geography first!

Telford in Shropshire can be conveniently found only 45 minutes from Birmingham and a similar distance from Manchester. It is on several main line train route with access to London in as little as 2 hours, making it a well – connected location in the centre of the country. Telford is named after Thomas Telford, the well renowned Civil Engineer. Widely regarded as one of the UK’s fastest growing and most successful new towns its modern structures contrast with its historic neighbour Ironbridge, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.

  • Home to Ironbridge Gorge, a scenic tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Located but a stone’s throw away from the breathtaking local landmark, The Wrekin.
  • Home to the popular Royal Air Force Museum
  • Where you’ll find the enchantingly serene Buildwas Abbey.
  • Contains the biggest and best shopping centre in all of Shropshire.
  • Close to Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of the most popular attractions in Shropshire.