Venue

UK Dairy Day is held at The International Centre in Telford, a state of the art exhibition venue in the heart of Telford town centre surrounded by hotels, restaurants, cinema, ice rink and shopping centre.

Address: The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH. Sat Nav use TF3 4JH, however, follow the AA road signs and instructions from stewards when you are near to the venue for car parking.

Date:  Wednesday 14th September 2022 at The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH.

Opening Times:  8.00am to 5.30pm

Wi-Fi: Please refer to the Event Guide and Event Maps for Wi-Fi details

Travel

By plane:  There are two airports within an hour’s drive – Birmingham (BHX) and East Midlands (EMA).  Within a 1.5hrs drive - Manchester (MAN) and Liverpool (LPL).
By road:  The International Centre is located off Junction 4 or 5 of the M54, follow AA yellow road signs for UK Dairy Day or brown signs for International Centre
By rail: The venue is a 10-minute walk or from Telford Central Railway Station

Shuttle Bus
A free shuttle bus will be running between the venue and Telford Central Railway Station throughout the day.

Car Parking

There are numerous car parks adjacent to the venue and around the town centre.  The recommended car parks are:

  • The Centre Car Park (200) 24hrs
  • P1 Long Stay 1 (969) 6am to midnight
  • P2 Southwater Multi-storey (700 spaces) 24hrs
  • P3 Cinemas & Restaurants (600) 6am to midnight
  • P4 Next/Zara (500 spaces) 6am - 7pm (8pm Thurs)
  • P5 Long Stay 2 (260 spaces) 6am to midnight
  • P6 Long Stay 3 (243 spaces) 6am to midnight
  • P7 Next/Primark (420 spaces) 6am to midnight
  • P8 Debenhams (620 spaces) 6am to midnight

Remember to bring the car park ticket taken at the barrier gate to the event for validation at the UK Dairy Day visitor information desk in the concourse on arrival or departure.

DOWNLOAD Car Parking Information from Telford Town Council.

Exhibitor Car Parking
There will be on-site car parking at Main Gate, Arena Car Park and the adjacent Dark Lane Car Park - please follow stewards and if you were provided with an exhibitor car park badge please display in the windscreen. Alternatively park in the multi-storey car parks adjacent to the venue called The Centre Car Park (300 spaces) P2 Southwater Multi-storey, P1 Long Stay 1 or P3 Cinema/Restaurants.  Remember to bring the car park ticket taken at the barrier gate to the event for validation at the UK Dairy Day visitor information desk in the concourse on arrival or departure.

Mini Buses
The drop off point for passengers is the main front gate opposite The Centre Multi-Storey Car Park, then parking is located in a layby between the main front gate and E4 back entrance. Alternatively, mini buses can be parked at the Lorry Holding Area (Randlay Car Park) on Queen Elizabeth Avenue.

Coaches
The drop off point for passengers is the main front page, then parking is located at the Lorry Holding Area (Randlay Car Park) on Queen Elizabeth Avenue. There is a path to walk from this car park to the venue.

Southwater Centre
The Southwater Centre offers an abundance of things to do in the heart of Telford Town Centre next door the the venue. The vibrant centre is packed with exciting attractions including a state of the art library, IMAX Cinema, Ice Rink, Tenpin Bowling, Mecca Bingo and Telford Town Park with its 162 hectares of green space, numerous play areas and its aerial ropes and mini golf adventure course.

The Southwater Complex has a number of restaurants/establishments with some running offers on presentation of UK Dairy Day wristband.

The restaurants and bars in this area are:

  • Zizzi, Southwater Lesiure Hub, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Flying Elephant, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Pizza Express, Southwater Way, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • IMAX Cineworld / Starbucks, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4HS
  • The LiquorLab, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • Novello Lounge, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • Bella Italia, 4, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS
  • Mecca Bingo, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • TenPin, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • Nandos, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4EJ
  • Wrekin Giant, 11, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Costa Coffee Southwater, Southwater Square, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Wildwood, 2 Southwater Way, Telford TF3 4BF
  • Miller & Carter, Unit 2a, Southwater Square, Southwater Way, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Telford Ice Rink, St Quentin Gate, Telford TF3 4JQ
  • Telford Town Park, Hinkshay Road, Telford TF3 4EP
  • Telford Shopping Centre, Telford TF3 4BX
  • TGI Friday’s, Southwater Square, Southwater Way, Telford TF3 4JG
  • Creams Cafe, Telford Shopping Centre, Telford TF3 4BX

Useful links

Telford is an urban town with a countryside twist featuring a fantastic shopping centre, a wide range of restaurants and cafes, cinema and ice rink.  Nearby us Ironbridge a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1986.