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#Telford: What's near me?

By bzellie 25 Apr 2019

Whether you want to know where your nearest supermarket or your nearest pint is, we've got it all...


Telford has a number of affordable supermarkets to choose from so you don't have to worry about your shopping putting a dent in your wallet.

  • Aldi - 3 min drive away from campus
  • ASDA - catch the uni shuttle bus into town and it's a 5 min walk from the bus stop
  • Iceland Food - get the shuttle bus into town, it is located next to ASDA at Telford shopping centre


If uni work is just getting a bit much, try to relieve some stress at your local gym.

  • The Gym Telford - 22 min walk or 18 mins if you catch the shuttle bus 
  • Places Gym - 21 min walk, or 13 min journey if you get the number 14 bus from Lapwing Gate
  • Pure Gym - 5 min drive or catch the number 14 bus from Lapwing Gate, 27 min walk, shuttle bus 


Knowing where your local doctor is and signing up to it is key, especially when you've just moved to a new city.


Whether you need a prescription or some cold and flu supplies, knowing where your local pharmacy is will come in handy.

Nearest pint

Your local pub is the perfect place for a catch up with your mates.

  • The Priorslee Flaming Grill - a traditional British pub showing sport on TV's and offering tasty comfort pub food. Only a 5-minute walk from campus too! 
  • The Thomas Botfield - serves great food and has plenty of drink offers - perfect for students. A 30-minute walk, 5 minutes on the shuttle or a short ride on the number 14 bus
  • Novello Lounge - this relaxed and welcoming atmosphere will be the perfect place for a catch-up. Either get the shuttle bus or the number 14 bus into town 

Weekend activities

Need something to do on a Saturday afternoon with your mates? Telford's got you sorted!

Telford's got all you need, so it's time to get familiar with your local surroundings. Enjoy!

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