Following the government announcement of a second National lockdown pubs, restaurants, gyms and non-essential shops will have to close for four weeks from Thursday 5 November. 

The businesses at Maws are all independent, if you want to visit a particular studio or workshop please contact that business directly before travelling to find out whether they are open for click & collect. Contact details can be found on the arts & crafts page of this website.  Details for other businesses are on the non arts & crafts page 

The Tile Press café will be closed from 5 November and is reopening on 2 December, contact details are on the Cafe page.

The toilets will be closed to the public.

When you arrive at the Maws please use hand sanitiser before entering the courtyard. There is a sanitiser dispenser and an information board located on the main gate.   

Thank you for your co-operation


The Maws Craft Centre and Maws Creative Spaces are a collection of art, craft and design studios situated in the picturesque Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 1.5 miles from the historic Iron Bridge. Housed in the refurbished Victorian tile factory of Maw & Co, once the world's largest tile manufacturer. The building now comprises independently run studios - a mix of artists, designers & makers, galleries, a holistic therapist, a plant shop, the Tile Press café a craft supplies shop, the Gorge Parish Council office, IT consultants and media companies.

The Maws courtyard is used to host events including open air concerts, World Heritage Site events, outdoor art exhibitions and seasonal fairs.    

The centre courtyard is open to walk through 7 days a week but individual shop & studio opening times vary. Usually a selection of them can be found open most days.  If you want to see a particular studio, shop or artist please check with them before travelling any distance. Contact details can be found on the arts & crafts page of this website.  Details for other businesses are on the non arts & crafts page

We offer the added bonus of no admission fee and free parking to make your visit with us more enjoyable. National cycle route 45  and walking footpath Severn Valley Way are both nearby. So please come and visit the shops, galleries, studios and café, enjoy walking round our peacefully attractive courtyard, or simply sit, relax and enjoy the atmospheric surroundings

Maws Craft Centre (Jackfield) Ltd, Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield, Telford, TF8 7LS


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