Local area

Our headquarters, educational centre and residential homes are based in communities in and around Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is just 9 miles east of the Welsh border, 50 miles west of Birmingham and 70 miles south of Manchester. More locally, we are close to the towns of Oswestry, Welshpool and Telford.

The surrounding countryside offers plenty of scenic views and recreational opportunities, with the nearby Shropshire Hills designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Shropshire is also the ideal location for history enthusiasts. Shrewsbury’s town centre is built on a medieval street plan, featuring more than 660 listed buildings, with stone circles, castles, stately homes and ruins of a Roman city just a short drive away.