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New Ophthalmic Facility at Shrewsbury Business Park

Cooper Green Pooks report the letting of a new commercial building at Anchorage Avenue, Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury SY2 6FG

Shrewsbury Business Park - Newmedica Building

Shrewsbury Business Park – Newmedica Building

to Newmedica, an independent health provider which runs a number of eye health clinics and surgical centres across the UK.

Built to a distinctive design in a prominent position fronting the Wenlock Road entrance to the Park, the new facility will provide ophthalmic services including cataract operations and other eye health and surgical services to both NHS and private patients.

The single storey property, developed and funded by a Monmouthshire based family investment partnership in association with Alaska Property Group, extends to about 435 sq m/4,500 sq ft and is currently being fitted out by the new occupiers prior to opening to Shropshire patients later this year.

Rebecca Lythe, Managing Director of Newmedica, said: ‘’We are delighted to be opening this new facility in Shrewsbury so that we  can bring the shorter waiting times and efficient service we are known for to NHS and private patients across Shrewsbury and the wider Shropshire area.

“We want to support the local NHS to deliver cataract surgery and follow up care alongside general eye surgery and support with the management of chronic eye conditions and look forward to opening later this year.”

Charles Howell of Cooper Green Pooks, letting agent for the property, added on behalf of the owners “The new ophthalmic facility complements the varied and wide range of national and local concerns and disciplines based at Shrewsbury Business Park, enhancing the Park’s position as Shropshire’s premier business/office location.”


Shrewsbury Business Park is a 30 acre commercial scheme on the eastern edge of the town adjacent to the A5 Trunk Road and about 2 miles from the town centre. The principal developer is Alaska Property Group, working with Shropshire Council.

Cyril Orchard Group of Telford acted as project managers on behalf of the building owners. The main contractor is Matrix IDC, based at Shrewsbury Business Park.  The building was designed by Walker Hay Architects of London.

Cooper Green Pooks of Shrewsbury acted for the landlords; Morse Estates of Nottingham for Specsavers / Newmedica.

For further information contact:

Charles Howell, Cooper Green Pooks 01743 719207 cth@cgpooks.co.uk

Simon Lewis, Morse Estates 07733 894704 lewis8qa@btinternet.com