It was when the credit crunch hit, so I put it on the back burner.Over the last three years they've been coming up everywhere.About 18 months ago I got back on the bandwagon." "A lot of properties had been taken, and landlords weren't as flexible in changing the use of buildings because they thought it was just a fad.Now it's proven it's not a fad, it's becoming the latest industry." "I came across this site in Stafford Park, Telford and found it was perfect.
His father John Telford, a shepherd, died soon after Thomas was born.
Thomas was raised in poverty by his mother Janet Jackson (died 1794).
At the age of 14 he was apprenticed to a stonemason, and some of his earliest work can still be seen on the bridge across the River Esk in Langholm in the Scottish borders.
Called in to advise on a leaking roof at St Chad's Church Shrewsbury in 1788, he warned the church was in imminent danger of collapse; his reputation was made locally when it collapsed 3 days later, but he was not the architect for its replacement.
As the Shropshire county surveyor, Telford was also responsible for bridges.
In places we've been we've found there wasn't enough for the young ones.