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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Telford University residences

Not just for students - anyone can book!

  • Staying in Telford University accommodation is a convenient and affordable way to visit Telford and the famous Ironbridge and historic Shewsbury. 
  • Centrally-located bed and breakfast (B&B) rooms are a cost effective alternative to staying in a hostel or cheap hotel in Telford.

 

Telford Visitor information

Telford's is one of the UK's fastest growing and most successful new towns. Surrounded by modern buildings with one of the best shopping centres opens 7 days a week and parking for 4000 cars. 

Telford is geared for children - the 450 acre Telford Town Park includes Wonderland where nursery rhymes and fairy stories come to life. There's Telford Ski Centre and nearby is Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom - sheep steeplechase, a maze and tractor grand prix. The Telford Steam Railway has steam and diesel rides and a model railway.

Telford has many leisure facilities including an ice rink too and a ten-screen cinema, just a few minutes walk from the shopping malls. 

The Telford International Centre is the 6th largest exhibition centre in the UK and the nearby Racquet Centre hosts many prestigious sporting events.

Getting to Telford

Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13 miles east of Shrewsbury, and 30 miles west of Birmingham

By road: The M54 links Shropshire to the M6, where the toll road bypasses Birmingham. Other major roads serving the county include the A49, A41 and A5.

By train: You can get a direct train into Telford Central from Birmingham (30 to 35 minutes), Wolverhampton (15 to 25 minutes) and stations on the Shrewsbury line. From there, you can catch the free campus shuttle bus or pick up a taxi to the campus (or even walk in about 15 minutes).

By bus: National Express runs coaches into many of the towns in Shropshire and a comprehensive network of local buses can get you from A to B. There is no direct bus service to the Telford Innovation Campus.

By air: Two of the UK’s biggest airports, Birmingham and Manchester, are within easy reach of the county. Between them they are served by around 100 different national and international airlines.

 

History of Telford

Named after the civil engineer Thomas Telford. The town was put together in the 1960s and 1970s as a new town on previously industrial and agricultural land and smaller towns. Like other planned towns of the era, Telford was created from the merger of other, smaller settlements, most notably the towns of Wellington, Oakengates, Madeley and Dawley.

Telford Shopping Centre, a modern shopping mall, was constructed at the new town's geographical centre, along with an extensive Town Park. The M54 motorway was completed in 1983, connecting the town with the West Midlands conurbation.

Telford now includes Ironbridge Gorge, a scenic tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town advertises itself as "The Birthplace of Industry", due to its proximity to Coalbrookdale and other places in the Ironbridge Gorge area, which are internationally recognised as being important to the Industrial Revolution, and being to a large extent constructed on the Shropshire Coalfield. The River Severn flows along its southernmost boundary.

Reviews For Telford

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Average Score

3.9

Based On 123 Reviews
Room
3.7
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4.1
Service
4.0
Food
3.7
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3.8

Third year here. The rooms are small but well equipped and very comfortable and warm. The showers, as with all large facilities, suffer when everyone gets up at the same time but there was never any problem with the availability of hot water. Excellent value for money.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Was good, it's literally a university campus which was a bit odd but ideal, I need cheap and cheap accommodation in Telford and it was ideal. Good powerful hot shower, all the essentials.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Excellent no frills accommodation. The Reception could benefit from better signage but once there staff friendly and helpful. Would definitely use again.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

The availability of kitchen and fridge is excellent There is room for improvement mainly with domestic services and availability of more towels and toiletries Car parking was good and spacious The building is beautiful

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

This is the second time I have stayed here and both times have been excellent for the money. Breakfast isn't included, but the town centre isn't too far, so you can get breakfast there! This looks like an annual thing for me, so could be booking next year!

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Clean comfortable en-suite room with breakfast included. Quiet location with convenience store and excellent pub - Flaming Grill, Priorslee - within easy walking distance. WiFi was included with a guest username and password but connection was very flakey and only managed to log on once. Overall, very good value.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Stay was spoiled by the person in the next room sticking loud music on at 0615. They stopped playing when I banged on the wall, but damage done at that point.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Accommodation Ideal for a short visit, Have used on several occasions, clean, warm and good value, however this time let down by the breakfast, too long under the heat lamps, dried out & coffee machine not working on first day.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)

Staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough for you. Room was better than I expected. Will rebook in the future and definitely recommend university rooms in the future.

(Review Of Telford Innovation Campus, Telford)
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