Telford Innovation Campus, Telford, TF2 9NN
Set within 24 acres of landscaped grounds, Telford Innovation Campus, located in Priorslee, offers an ideal base to explore the town and surrounding area. It is in close proximity to Telford Town Centre with many shops, bars and restaurants and the Southwater exhibition centre. Nearby attractions include Ironbridge (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Shrewsbury, RAF Cosford, Weston Park stately home and Oakengates Theatre in Telford.
ARRIVAL INFORMATION AND HOW TO FIND US
Full Address: Telford Innovation Campus, Shifnal Road, Priorslee, Shropshire, Telford, TF2 9NN, UK
Arrival: On arrival, register at the BKA welcome desk in the reception area. Bedroom keys will be available from 3.00 pm at the main reception desk. Please check out and hand back your keys by 10.00am on your final morning.
Directions by Car:
From the east (including Birmingham and Wolverhampton), leave the M54 at Junction 4 and take the A4640 (previously the B5060), Castle Farm Way. At the first roundabout, turn left on to the A5 Telford Way (also known as St George’s bypass), then at the Priorslee roundabout take the second exit on to Shifnal Road. The campus entrance is a short drive on the left-hand side.
From the west (including Shrewsbury and Wales), leave the M54 at Junction 5 and take the A5 Rampart Way. Go straight over the interchange on to the A5 Telford Way, cross over the motorway, and at the Priorslee roundabout take the Shifnal Road turning.
By Train: Direct trains 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 Air: Birmingham Airport is 40 miles.
Rooms are available in 2 room types:
Economy (33 rooms) These will be allocated in order of booking so early application is advised.
Conference (100+ rooms) Conference rooms have flat-screen TVs, hotel style furnishings and a larger, 4-foot bed.
All rooms are en-suite and include:
- refreshment trays (kettle with tea and coffee supplies)
- bed linen
- towels and toiletries
- free unlimited Wi-Fi
- on-site car parking
- 24-hour security
- irons and ironing boards are available in all blocks and in some rooms
- Please note that there are no kitchen facilities or hair dryers.
FOOD AND DRINK
If you have booked a residential place all meals and mid-morning/afternoon refreshments are included; for non-residents, all food is provided with the exception of breakfast. Meals are served in the SA Common Room (previously the Thomas Telford Dining Room). In addition, the Greenshoots cafe will be open, selling light meals and snacks at the following times: Monday-Thursday, 8.30 am-3.30pm / Friday, 8.30 am-3.00 pm. Onsite vending machines are available for guest use.
The Priorslee Bar and Lounge is on-site (open evenings to be decided) and a cash bar for wine and beer will also be available in the Dining Hall each evening. Please note that you will not be allowed to take your own drinks into the meal.
There are a couple of local pub-restaurants (The Lion and Priorslee Flaming Grill) within a 5-minute walk of the site.
The main teaching rooms are in two buildings, the SA building and, behind that, the SC building which is attached by a covered walkway. All rooms have disabled access by ramp and lift. As the campus has 24-hour security, rooms can be open for practice in the morning and after lessons by arrangement with the Course Administrator.
In conjunction with this, please also read the Visitor Safety Guide.