|Wellington Town Centre|
I went there on the bus from Gnosall, mainly because I remembered it had a rather good market, which I was pleased to see was still thriving.
|Wellington market: ready for the jubilee|
In fact all of Wellington seemed to be thriving, with no empty shops on the High Street and few charity shops either.
On the way back I changed buses at Oakengates. Oakengates is much smaller than Wellington and nearer to Telford as well so it's not surprising that it's not doing so well. It does, however, have one saving grace: three excellent pubs in very close proximity in the town centre: