Ludlow is an established Market Town and tourist town located in South Shropshire with a population of circa 11,000 people. The Town has nearly 500 Listed Buildings and was described by Sir John Bettemen as probably the loveliest town in England. The historic market town of Ludlow is the largest in the South Shropshire district and is located 57 km (36 miles) west of Birmingham, 39 km (24 miles) north west of Worcester and 35 km (24 miles) north of Hereford.
The town benefits from good road communications being situated on the A49, which links Hereford with Shrewsbury. The A456 starts to the south of Ludlow, which links the town to Kidderminster and Birmingham. Rail links are good with direct services from Ludlow station to Manchester Piccadilly, Crewe and Cardiff with fastest journey times of 1 hour 57 minutes, 1 hour 9 minutes and 1 hour
34 minutes respectively. Birmingham International Airport is located approximately 101km (63 miles) to the east providing a large range of national and international flight destinations. The site will benefit from easy access onto the A49 Trunk Road, which provides easy access to the town of Shrewsbury some 30 miles distant, and some 24 miles from the City of Hereford.
The site is immediately adjacent to Ludlow Town with connectivity by road or on foot. There is frontage onto Bromfield Road (leading into the Town Centre) and opposite the site is Ludlow High School, Ludlow Leisure Centre, Ludlow Football, Cricket and Tennis clubs. Infant and Junior Schools are both available in town. Tesco and Aldi have substantial stores within a short distance and the Town Centre offers an array of shops, cafes, Public Houses and restaurants, together with the Ludlow Assembly Rooms theatre and regular markets on the town square.
Ludlow Racecourse is less than 2 miles away and excellent walking is available nearby in the Mortimer Forest.(All measurements are approximate)
The site is approximately 10.5 hectares (25.94 acres)The property is of Freehold Tenure under Land Registry Title Number: SL161817
Prime Residential Site located on the edge of sought after market town of Ludlow, Planning consent for up to 215 dwellings with neighbourhood / commercial development
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