Telford is located between Birmingham and Shrewsbury. Telford has numerous markets, of which are owned by the local council, and many attractions such as the wonderland attraction or the historical iron bridge.


Did you know?
  • Telford was named after the famous civil engineer Thomas Telford himself.
  • The Telford International Centre is the 6th largest exhibition centre in the UK.
  • Telford was originally known as Dawley a new town in 1963 but was renamed in 1968.
  • The first person to swim the English Channel unaided was born in Dawley, Telford, in 1848, known as Mathew Webb.
  • Or that horse jockey Royston French is from Donnington in Teford.

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Markets in Telford opening days, times and location:

Dawley High Street Market

  • Every Friday 9am – 3pm
  • Located at High street, TF4 2ET

Hadley Local Centre

  • Every Wednesday 9am -3pm
  • Located at Hadley, TF1 5NF

Madeley Market

  • Every Tuesday 9am – 3pm
  • Every Saturday 9am – 3pm
  • Located at Russell Square, TF7 5BB

Oakengates Market

  • Every Saturday 9am – 3pm
  • Located at Limes Walk, TF2 6EP

Wellington Market

  • Tuesdays   9am – 4pm
    Thursdays   9am – 4pm
    Fridays   9am – 4pm
    Saturdays   9am – 4.30pm
  • Located at Victoria Road, TF1 1PZ

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Telford also host specialist markets. Below is a list of the remaining  specialist markets this year:

  • Ironbridge Seasonal Market, Ironbridge, First Sunday of the month, May to October, 10am – 3pm
  • Newport Monthly Outdoor Market. Third Thursday of the month, August to December, 9am – 2pm

As well as hosting a Sunday market Every Sunday March to October 8am – 1.30pm

Please note all information presented is general knowledge and obtained from Telford council webpage and town and country markets and Shropshirestar,  wonderland and all pictures were obtained from tigergrowl, flickr and flickr 2


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