Apley values it’s local community and aims to support and develop strong relationships with individuals, organisations and schools within the community. We are committed to increasing community involvement with the Estate, starting with enabling understanding of the work that is being undertaken through sharing of knowledge.
Throughout the years the Estate has made significant and ongoing contributions to the Community of Bridgnorth and the surrounding local areas.
Apley also offer a range of rental properties and aims to develop secure long term tenancies for families and businesses throughout the Estate. A number of our tenant have lived and worked on the estate for several generations. We have even had a tenant who lived on the estate in the same house for 102 years!
The Estate offers a range of local employment opportunities and we pride ourselves in retaining staff who believe in the Apley Vision. A number of our staff have over 40 years service. Apley has even provided employment for three generations of the same family, following in their family’s footsteps.
Over the years Apley has given both land and buildings to Bridgnorth, the Crown Meadow was gifted to the town at the time of the late Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation, Bishops Percy’s House was given to the Bridgnorth Boys Club, a forerunner of the Scouts. Apley currently provide a building for the British Legion and many years ago gave both the Market Hall and Bridgnorth Castle to the town.
Apley provide land for the Tennis Club, Cricket Club, Golf Club, Bowling Clubs, Norton Village Hall, Norton playground, land for allotments and numerous rights of way. Alongside this Apley are active members in a number of community groups from Sporting Bridgnorth, Zero Carbon Shropshire and Sustainable Bridgnorth to name a few.
Each year Apley invests more than £1m to support commercial ventures across the Estate including start ups, farmers, manufacturers, independent retailers and food and drink producers.
Home to a vast range of businesses, with a diverse range of employment opportunities, skills and specialisms, we are proud to contribute directly to our local economy.
Here at Apley we value our local community and aim to support and develop strong relationships with individuals, organisations and schools within the community. We are committed to increasing community involvement with the Estate and we hope our tree donation will...
Apley Estate was proud to sponsor the recent Harper Adams Land management Society Dinner. The Society was started in 2017 aimed at those studying land and property management degrees. The club runs an annual dinner as well events run alongside the RICS to benefit its...
Apley Allotments, in the heart of Bridgnorth, have been present for hundreds of years and continue to be a hive of activity in 2022. Our allotments play a valuable role in the health and wellbeing of our local community and the environment by uniting people with a...