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Leighton Park by Shropshire Homes Ltd

Welshpool Road, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, SY3

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Heritage Buildings – 159 houses & apartments in converted hospital. 14 new build luxury 4 bed detached homes.

Leighton Park is being created by the redevelopment of the historic buildings and grounds of the former Shelton Hospital.This will result in a collection of distinctive houses and apartments in a superb and ideally located setting.

The original hospital was opened in 1845 having been conceived by a committee of local worthies led by Sir Baldwin Leighton. The building was designed by George Gilbert Scott and the cost was £17,323! The hospital was extended throughout the 19th and 20th centuries before being finally closed in 2012.

Leighton Park will comprise 159 houses and apartments created within the Heritage Buildings and a number of luxury detached houses located in the wooded grounds.

The Heritage Buildings offer exciting options for all purchasers. Smaller apartments are ideal for first time buyers or those seeking a secure investment, whilst a wide range of larger homes will appeal to those seeking more spacious, luxurious and easily managed accommodation.
  1. A collection of distinctive houses and apartments
  2. Superb and ideally located setting
  3. Close local amenities
  4. Good transport links



Welshpool Road, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury, SY3

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

A gymnasium and coffee shop are proposed in the former Great Hall; this will be owned and operated independently. Residents and non-residents will be welcome to use these facilities, subject to membership fees.

Nursery and primary schools, shops and health facilities are within walking distance, plus a regular bus service into Shrewsbury.

Nearest station:

National Train Station logo Shrewsbury (2.2 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode



Every home or apartment will be finished to one of three specifications ~ silver, gold or platinum. This will allow purchasers to select a home that best suits their lifestyle and budget.

The Heritage Buildings offer a choice of 1,2 & 3 bedroomed homes - from apartments, some with private gardens and entrance, to bungalows and a range of exceptional and luxurious town houses.

A number of these homes will definitely appeal to those looking to downsize for an easier and more manageable style of living. Others are ideal for first time buyers or investors. Combined with a perfect location and with local facilities close at hand, these homes offer something for everyone.

Full details of each specification are available from our Sales Negotiator. However the following will apply to all apartments (except where indicated in full specification):

• NHBC Buildmark Warranty
• Gas central heating to Gold & Platinum specifications
• Economic and efficient electric heating to Silver specification
• Choice of quality kitchen with fitted appliances*
• Entry-phone security system*
• White bathroom suites with choice of tiles*
• Fitted wardrobes
• Allocated parking - one space for one bed apartment
- two spaces to some larger apartments
- plus visitor spaces will be available

All apartments at Leighton Park will be sold on a 199 year lease with an annual ground rent of £150 for smaller apartments and £250 for larger homes.

A service charge will be payable to cover buildings insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance of common areas.

Please ask Sales Negotiator for full details
* As individual specification & at relevant stage

About Developer

Shropshire Homes has a well-deserved reputation for creating homes in keeping with their environment, and an impressive record of prestigious and sensitive projects to its credit.

The company’s philosophy is to provide quality homes of distinctive character in prime locations. Shropshire Homes have established themselves as the leading independent providers of a wide range of luxury properties within Shropshire and surrounding areas.

The company has won two prestigious design awards from the Royal Town Planning Institute and has received design and heritage awards from Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council and Shrewsbury Civic Society.

A number of projects involve the conversion of historic or listed buildings into luxury apartments or the development of previously used land for housing in prime town centre locations. Another specialty is small and exclusive developments of four and five bedroom executive houses.

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