What is Southwater?



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The regeneration of the Southwater area is a partnership between Telford & Wrekin Council, Southwater Event Group, private sector investors and is part funded by the Homes & Communities Agency. The vision will ensure that the plans for Telford Town Centre will create a defined heart and will ensure Telford becomes an even more attractive town for local residents and business, as well as for visitors and for business tourism.

The Vision

The vision for Southwater is to create:

  • A vibrant and sustainable heart for Telford Town Centre - including a night time economy;
  • High quality buildings and public space that will transform the image of Telford;
  • Improved cultural, leisure, retail, and event facilities as well as new homes and offices;
  • A greatly enhanced convention quarter;
  • New jobs, new opportunities and inward investment;
  • A place in which people will want to work, live, visit and enjoy; and
  • A place to be proud of.