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Former Dunelm Site, Bridge Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 1ED.

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Former Dunelm Site, Bridge Road, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 1ED.


The site is located in the attractive market town of Wellington, which lies approximately 5 miles west of central Telford, 15 miles east of the county town of Shrewsbury and 45 miles west of Birmingham city centre. Convenient access is afforded to the motorway network via Junction 6 of the M54.

The property itself enjoys a prominent roadside location on the edge of Wellington town centre, fronting onto Bridge Road to the north, with a return frontage onto Grooms Alley to the west. The immediate area is predominantly commercial with nearby occupiers including Morrisons, Aldi and Wilkinson. There is some residential development to the west.

The site is well served by public transport and situated within walking distance of both Wellington train station - which as direct links to Birmingham New Street, Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton and London Euston - and Wellington bus station.


The property comprises a Brownfield site extending to approximately 1.087 acres (0.44 hectares), which is accessed off Bridge Road and currently incorporates the former Dunelm retail store and premises. It essentially consists of two substantial adjoining buildings.

The main two-storey structure was originally purpose built as a cinema in the 1930's and features a white Art Deco facade. The cinema was closed in the 1980's and the building stripped out. The ground floor accommodation was most recently utilised by Dunelm as a fabric store alongside their main retail premises.

Adjoining the former cinema/fabric store to the north is a more modern single storey structure, which probably dates form around 1970. This previously served as Dunelm's main retail store/warehouse.

To the south of the site is a good sized car park, which is largely gravel/hardstanding with space for approximately 45 cars.

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Former Dunelm Site, Bridge Road

Detailed Specification

  • Size

    25,551 sq ft on 1.087 ac
  • Price/ Rent

    Price upon application
  • Accommodation

    Former cinema/fabric store7,465 sq ft693.50 sq m
    Former retail store/warehouse18,086 sq ft1,680 sq m
    Total Area25,551 sq ft2,383.69 sq m
  • Services

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

    We understand the property currently has planning permission for uses within Class A1 Retail of the Town & Country Planning Act 1987 (Use Class Order 2005). The site has been vacant since 2012 and does lend itself towards redevelopment, in particular for residential purposes, subject to planning permission and the demolition/conversation of the existing buildings. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries in this regard.
  • Tenure

    Freehold: The site is available to purchase as a whole on a freehold basis.
  • Local Authority

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

    According to the Valuation Office Agency website the rateable value of the property in the 2017 rating list is £150,000.
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    The property has an Energy Rating of D(82) for the ground floor of the former cinema/fabric store and C(59) for the retail warehouse.
  • 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: Andrew Dixon MRICS
    Direct Line: 01952 521005
    Mobile: 07957 828 565
    Ref: JAGD/3504

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.