A place for EVERYONE - That's Totally Telford

When considering a move to somewhere new, it is important to find a place where you can be comfortable and enjoy a good quality of life – whatever stage of life you are at and whatever your priorities, Telford and Wrekin is a place for everyone, a place you can call home.

We understand that when looking to move that there a number of influencing factors to consider such as employment opportunities, cost of living, and education

So how does Telford and Wrekin stack up statistically?

Telford and Wrekin is currently ranked as 40th best place to live in the UK and this is why:

Careers and employment – with a high rate of employment of skilled and semi-skilled and professional jobs. 72% of the population is employed. 47% are in full time employment

Income - the gross monthly income of the average resident in Telford and Wrekin is £1930 per month on par with the national average

House prices - the average house sells for £145,000 with a mix of family, urban and countryside homes. Rental prices are average for the UK, at £540pcm 

Life expectancy – a healthy population, with average male life expectancy of 78 years of age and female at 82

Living costs – whatever your budget you’ll find shopping in Telford and Wrekin delivers quality and value for money. From traditional market town shopping to budget and high end supermarkets

Technology and digital - Telford and Wrekin has excellent average broadband speeds of 28.3Mbps, and 98% mobile phone coverage so you can stay connected whether it be for personal or business purposes

Leisure and lifestyle – whether you enjoy walking, cycling or adrenaline sports or want to just sit back and enjoy a pint at the local, Telford and Wrekin has it covered. From an award winning park to areas of outstanding natural beauty to world renowned heritage, time out is always an enriching experience

[Source – U Switch 2015]