Wellington

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Wellington is a market town in the unitary authority of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England and now forms part of the new town of Telford, with which it has gradually become contiguous. It is situated 3.5 miles (5.5 km) northwest of central Telford and 12 miles (19 km) east of Shrewsbury. […]

Newport

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Newport is a market town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin in Shropshire, England. It lies some 6 miles (10 kilometres) north of Telford and some 12 mi (19 km) west of Stafford, and is near the Shropshire-Staffordshire border. The 2001 census recorded 10,814 people living in the town’s parish, making it the second-largest […]

Oakengates

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Oakengates is a town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, and now forms part of the new town of Telford. The parish’s population was recorded as 8,517 in the 2001 census. The name is not derived from “oak” or “gates” but is derived from the Ancient Brythonic name […]

Madeley

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Madeley is a town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, now part of the new town of Telford. The parish had a population of 17,935 at the 2001 census.

Ironbridge

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Ironbridge is a large village on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, near Telford, Shropshire, England. It lies in the civil parish of The Gorge, in the borough of Telford and Wrekin. Ironbridge developed beside, and takes its name from, The Iron Bridge, a 100-foot (30 m) cast iron bridge that […]

Dawley

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Dawley is a town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England. Today, it forms part of the new town of Telford, which was originally, in 1963, going to be named ‘Dawley New Town’ before it was decided in 1968 to name the town ‘Telford’, after the engineer and road-builder […]