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Bridgnorth, Midlands Employment Information

Bridgnorth Overview Resting on the banks of River Severn, the town of Bridgnorth covers a vast area and is divided ...

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Bridgnorth Overview

Resting on the banks of River Severn, the town of Bridgnorth covers a vast area and is divided into two sections, lying on a hilll. Straddled on the two parts, High Town and Low Town, lies this market town with the charm and all the bustle of a historic town. To get around, residents have the option of driving for 15 minutes to Telford. Central Birmingham is a 35-minute drive, while the M5 is only 30 minutes away. There are also buses to and from various towns, including Wolverhampton, Shifnal, Ironbridge, Shrewsbury and Telford. The Severn Valley Railway serves the town, in addition to train stations in nearby Telford and Wolverhampton. Individuals with jobs Bridgnorth who are looking to buy can settle for townhouses or cottage in the High and Low Towns. The High Town offers particularly great views of the riverbank. Cottages range from £200,000 to £325,000, sprawling detached and farmhouses average £400,000 to £650,000, and Terraces sell for about £130,000 to £200,000.

Bridgnorth Job Opportunities

Bridgnorth is lined with retail stores, bars and restaurants along its High and Low Town streets. With tourists streaming in to get a piece of the region’s history, this town has turned into a hive of activity. As business improves, the local stores provide a considerable number of retail jobs. There are several elemental institutions in the area that include CoE and Catholic schools. The two secondary schools not only serve the town but other outlying villages as well and are responsible for school jobs in the area.

Bridgnorth Employment Trends

The cliff railway in the town is one of its kind, as it is England’s only electric funicular railway, and has given the place historical mileage. With its community spirit and picturesque surroundings, the town has become a favourite stop for visitors in the area. This has increased the opportunities for hospitality jobs in Bridgnorth tremendously. The easy access by road to Telford and Wolverhampton has also made it possible for people to partake in jobs in Bridgnorth, even when living elsewhere. Weekly markets and the leisure facilities available have made the town very busy and full of potential.

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