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Butler's Crescent by Wates Construction Ltd

Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SE

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Butler’s Crescent is a stunning collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses and 2 bedroom apartments.

Designed and built to exacting specifications for comfort, convenience and style, these homes provide an ideal opportunity for young professionals and families to get their first foot on the housing ladder or to advance up the property market. Each property is superbly appointed and well planned for the very best of modern living.
  1. A stunning collection of new homes
  2. Excellent transport links
  3. The overall development has been considered for lifestyles
  4. Enviable location



Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SE

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Dudley is a truly enviable location, offering the best of both worlds. With Birmingham City centre on your doorstep you have access to all the leisure and retail activities associated with one of England’s leading cities whilst on a daily basis you are free to enjoy a more relaxed suburban existence.

Located a short walk from Dudley’s town centre, Butler’s Crescent is perfectly positioned to enjoy the wealth of amenities which Dudley has on offer. The rich heritage combined with a modern day vibrancy means that the range of opportunities available are endless. Regardless of your passion, from shopping to cultural nights out at the theatre or a day out of historical sightseeing with the family, Dudley will not disappoint.

A Rich Heritage

With a surprisingly rich cultural and historical heritage there are a wide array of places of interest in the surrounding area which encapsulate the history of Dudley. Some of the must see highlights within the immediate vicinity include:
•The Black Country Living Museum
•The ruins of Dudley Castle & Zoo, home to over 1,000 animals
•The Crooked House, the Black Country’s answer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
•An abundance of National Trust Properties


The Dudley Guest Hospital boasts a rich history and has played a prominent role in Dudley life over the years.

The original buildings on site began life in 1849 as almshouses and were built on behalf of the Earl of Dudley as accommodation for the local limestone miners who were blinded whilst working on his estate. Sadly the accommodation was not used and remained vacant for some years. In 1867, Joseph Guest, a prosperous nail worker invested a significant sum towards the creation of a hospital for Dudley. The unused almshouses were selected as the ideal site and the Earl of Dudley paid for all alterations, furniture and medical equipment.

The ‘Guest Hospital’, named in memory of Joseph Guest, was officially opened on 25 October 1871 by the Earl and Countess of Dudley. From its first four admissions in the first week of opening, the hospital grew rapidly with the addition of a Children’s Ward around 1875, an infectious diseases facility plus separate male and female operating rooms, so that by 1896 a total of 736 patients had received treatment.

The hospital thrived from the early 1900s onwards with the addition of facilities and services. From the opening of an Eye Department in 1904, the hospital then made significant advances so that by the 1920s it was in a position to introduce specialist care departments.

During World War One the hospital was left with only one surgeon, Mr. M.A. Messiter, at the helm as many of the staff had been called up for active service. The Second World War saw the bed capacity increased to 246 to accommodate air-raid casualties as well as injured servicemen and women.

Continued progress over the years witnessed improved facilities, new departments and larger wards, many named after key members of staff who worked at the hospital, such as Honorary Surgeons, Mr. M. A. Messiter, Mr. J. N. Sankey and Mr. J. W. Stretton and a long-serving matron Miss. E. M. Mallows. Local dignitaries were not forgotten, with one ward named in honour of the Countess of Dudley, Georgina. The hospital sadly closed its doors in 2007, following in the footsteps of its accident and emergency department, which had closed some years before in 1984.

Transport Links

Travelling in and around the local area or further afield couldn’t be easier due to Dudley’s enviable array of transport options.

Dudley has excellent transport links by road, rail and air to local and national destinations. Within close proximity, Wolverhampton station offers journey times to London of just 1 hour 45 minutes. Coupled with the fact that Birmingham New Street Rail Station and Birmingham International Airport are easily accessible, national and international travel couldn’t be more effortless.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Tipton (0.8 miles)
National Train Station logo Dudley Port (1.0 miles)
National Train Station logo Coseley (1.9 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Driving directions


M5 Junction 2
Follow the A4123 north west toward Wolverhampton/Dudley. After three miles, turn left onto the A4037 Tipton Road heading south. The entrance is 150 yards on your right. Note: These directions are from the M5 Junction 2.

M6 Junction 10
Follow the A454 (A463) ‘Black Country Route’ toward Wolverhampton and Dudley for 4.4 miles. Turn left onto the A4123 Birmingham New Road toward Dudley heading south east for 2.4 miles. Turn right onto the A4037 Tipton Road heading south. The entrance is 150 yards on your left.


Butler’s Crescent is just one mile from Tipton railway station, which is on the Birmingham to Wolverhampton line operated by London Midland.


Network West Midlands operate a number of bus routes that stop outside Butler’s Crescent including:

24 Foxyards Estate to Merry Hill via Dudley

229 Bilston to Dudley via Coseley, Sedgley

311 & 313 Walsall to Dudley via Wednesbury

610 Wednesbury to Dudley via Great Bridge, Tipton


There are a limited number of free car parking spaces at Butler’s Crescent. Additional car parking can be found at the Black Country Living Museum located directly opposite Butler’s Crescent. Here a parking charge applies at £3.00 for the whole day.


About Developer

Wates Group is a family-owned construction services company, whose values, long term vision and financial independence have enabled us to thrive throughout the economic ups and downs of more than a century.

Our distinctive culture celebrates people, partnership and sustainability. We are always exploring new ways for the construction industry to work together on strategic issues such as reducing waste and boosting skills.

Uncompromising focus on customers and total commitment to safe delivery are the hallmarks of our business.

Our Values
We all want Wates to be the very best. Being the best means upholding the great reputation Wates has built over the years. Our five values have been with us throughout our development as an organisation and make a difference to the way we think, act and do business with our customers and suppliers. The Wates Way is underpinned by the family values that the Wates family brings to the business.

Our values are:

Integrity: Our relationships are built on trust. Those who work for us, and with us, have a right to be treated fairly. We will not compromise on maintaining the highest safety standards. Our reputation matters to us. We are here for the long term.

Intelligence: We take an intelligent approach to everything we do. We pool our skills and energies in pursuit of the best solutions.

Performance­: Delivering value for our customers, partners and shareholders is the focus of our work. We work hard to generate excellent results.

Teamwork: We are committed to realising our vision through teamwork. Our people and our processes work together in a connected and seamless way.

Respect for people & communities: We strive for an inclusive culture based on mutual respect. We respect each other, our suppliers, our customers, our partners, our communities and society at large. We communicate openly with each other and we listen.

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