Town’s new tea room

A project to transform one of Shropshire’s oldest buildings is now complete. The major renovation of Bishop Percy’s House in Bridgnorth, owned by Maria Allen, has finished after four years of meticulous planning and careful restoration work. The 16th century half-timbered property in Cartway has been converted into a tea room and holiday apartments. The project also includes the construction of two homes overlooking the river for owners Maria and Reg Allen of Stourbridge.

“Bishop Percy’s House is a striking town centre landmark and we’re thrilled with the way it’s been brought back to life,” says Vic Johnson of Johnson Design Partnership (JDP), whose Bridgnorth firm worked with contractors Three Pines Builders of Wolverhampton on the project.

“Obviously as this is a Grade I listed building we worked carefully with the conservation officers and it’s very exciting to see it transformed.”

Maria adds, “This lovely listed building and previous home to Bridgnorth Boys Club has undergone sympathetic restoration to be brought back to life for all to see and enjoy. I’m thrilled at the outcome of this difficult project and to be opening the tea room and apartments to provide jobs and an interest to the Bridgnorth community.”

Pictures and artefacts from the site’s past are displayed in the tea room, which will also have an outdoor seating area.

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Focus on health and wellbeing

Health and wellness coach Laura Butler is calling on businesses to get involved in Shropshire Wellbeing Day on June 23 as part of World Wellbeing

Vaccine and testing volunteers hailed

Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire Anna Turner has paid tribute to over 900 volunteers who have supported the Covid vaccine and testing efforts across Shropshire, Telford &

Global award for Shropshire charity

Employment and training services provider, Landau, has been presented with a globally-recognised award for its work to improve the lives of young people. The charity,

The great taste of success

One of Shropshire’s best-known bakeries is creating new jobs after receiving nearly £115,000 from a grant programme supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Shrewsbury’s

Boost your knowledge of nature

A leading Shropshire outdoor education provider has launched a major series of Eco-Skills courses aimed at boosting people’s knowledge of natural history, biodiversity and environmental arts