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The area

A city full of proud people, Stoke-on-Trent is a city moving forward. Come and experience a new chapter in our city’s remarkable story.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city built on a history of industrial greatness and creative artistic flair. We’ve seen a resurgence of all things that made the city great. From pottery to performing arts and everything in between, we’re home to world-class museums, outstanding visitor centres, glorious gardens, fantastic factory tours, creative hands-on opportunities... we have it all!

Just a few of our attractions include:

  • Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
  • Gladstone Pottery Museum
  • World of Wedgwood
  • Trentham Estate – including the UK’s only monkey forest!
  • Emma Bridgewater Factory
  • Green Flag awarded local parks
  • Middleport Pottery


Stoke-on-Trent has been at the forefront of the Government’s Levelling Up strategy in recent years, securing well over £100 million of investment to realise our ambitious regeneration plans.  Our goal is to define and deliver a better shared future for our citizens by reducing inequalities and enriching our communities through improvements to health and social care, housing, transport, economic development, environmental sustainability and enhanced family support. We are determined that people born in Stoke-on-Trent will have the best start in life and enjoy opportunities to build healthy, happy and productive lives based around fair employment, sustainable places and a healthy standard of living.

Our location

Whether road or rail, Stoke-on-Trent is centrally located in the heart of the UK, with a great network of public transport for you to get travel here and get around the city.


Stoke-on-Trent is conveniently located just off junctions 15 and 16 of the M6 motorway and is located on the A50, which provides a direct link from the M1 and the East of the country.


Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station is on the West Coast Mainline with regular direct high-speed trains from London Euston, Birmingham and Manchester.


Stoke-on-Trent has over 150km of cycle routes including off-road routes such as canal towpaths, river paths and greenways where you can explore the hidden, green areas of the city.

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