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Swan Hotel, 106 Watling Street, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2NH.

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Swan Hotel, 106 Watling Street, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2NH.


Wellington is located in the northwest of Telford approximately 2 miles west of Telford Town Centre and close to Junctions 6 and 7 of the M54 motorway.

The subject property is situated adjacent to the junction of the B5061 Watling Street and Holyhead Road, with Mill Bank leading through to Wellington town centre approximately 0.25 miles to the north. Dawley Road lies to the south. The immediate area has been developed for a mixture of commercial and residential uses including high density former Local Authority housing and a kitchen/bathroom showroom. There are also a number of public houses and some convenience retail located nearby.


The property comprises an attractive hotel and public house, which enjoys a large roadside frontage onto a busy road into Wellington. It provides a detached two-storey building of cavity brickwork construction beneath a pitched tiled roof, with a flat roof extension to the rear on a site area of 0.5 acres including private car parking.

The extensive accommodation is arranged over two floors, briefly comprising a large bar and restaurant on the ground floor, which is split into several sections including lounge, carvery area and dining room. There are two bar areas to the front of the building and ladies and gent's WC facilities. Also on the ground floor is a general office, utility/laundry room, small pantry, freezer room and kitchen with external covered food preparation area. An internal staircase leads to the first floor, which provides twelve guest bedrooms, seven of which have en-suite facilities. There are also two public bathrooms/WC's, one incorporating a cleaner's cupboard. In addition, the property benefits from a basement cellar with barrel shute and boiler room.

Outside, there is a tarmacadam car park to the rear and side of the building providing parking for 40 vehicles and a small external seating area to the front.

The vendor also owns a bungalow adjacent to premises, which could be incorporated into the sale, increasing the total site area to some 0.82 acres.

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Swan Hotel, 106 Watling Street

Detailed Specification

  • Size

    5,796 sq ft on 0.5 ac
  • Price/ Rent

    Offers in the region of £495,000
  • Accommodation

    Ground Floor: Bar & restaurant, ancillary

    3,015 sq ft280.2 sq m
    First Floor: Hotel bedrooms, bathrooms1,851 sq ft172.0 sq m
    Basement: Cellar and boiler room581 sq ft54.0 sq m
    External: Covered food preparation area349 sq ft32.5 sq m
    Total Gross Internal Area5,796 sq ft538.7 sq m

    *For details of individual rooms sizes please contact the agent.

  • Services

    We understand that all mains services are available or connected to the property. It should be noted that we have not tested these services and interested parties should make their own enquiries.
  • Planning

    We understand the property currently has planning permission for uses within Class A4 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1987 (Use Class Order 2005). The property does offer some redevelopment potential, subject to planning consent, with the potential to increase the overall site area to 0.82 ac if the bungalow is included in the sale.
  • Tenure

    Freehold: The hotel is available to purchase freehold with vacant possession, subject to a right of way to the bungalow at the rear. The vendor may consider including the bungalow in the sale, as required.
  • Local Authority

    Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NT - Tel: 01952 380000.
  • Rateable Value

    According to the Valuation Office Agency website the rateable value of the property in the 2010 rating list is £27,000.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    The property has been awarded an Energy Rating of C(69).
  • VAT

    All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT, which may be payable at the prevailing rate.
  • Legal Costs

    Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with this matter.
  • Viewing

    Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Telford office:
  • Additional Viewing Information

    Contact: Alex Smith MRICS
    Direct Line: 01952 521007
    Mobile: 07795 275 113
    Email: alex@andrew-dixon.co.uk
    Ref: AGS/3058

Andrew Dixon & Company. for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice: (1) The particulars are set out as a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessors, and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (2) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not reply on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. (3) No employee of Andrew Dixon & Company. has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

As far as possible, these particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property. Unless otherwise stated, no enquiries have been made of statutory authorities nor tests made of electricity, plumbing or other services installed in the property. No warranties or certificates of building work, leases/title documents have been inspected. Such information as is given in these particulars is based on a purely visual inspection only and information supplied to us by the vendor/lessor. Interested parties must take their own measurements in order to satisfy themselves that the premises are suitable for their own requirements. Our measurements are approximate in order to give an indication of size only. Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these particulars, we would be grateful if you could inform us of any errors or misleading descriptions found in order that we may correct them in our records.