Our Towns and Cities
From thriving city-centres to traditional market towns; major retail centres to stately homes; and cathedrals to rollercoasters; Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire offers something for everyone.
Our main urban area with 250,000 people in the conurbation known as “The Potteries”. A new Central Business District is being developed with Grade A office buildings, new retail and leisure space and hotels.
The borough of Newcastle in North Staffordshire has more than 123,000 residents and includes Keele University, one of the largest and most beautiful campus universities in the UK.
Just 14 miles north of Birmingham, Tamworth is one of the largest towns in the Midlands and is home to many businesses and the UK’s first indoor ski slope.
Burton upon Trent
The town of Burton in East Staffordshire lies within the National Forest and has for centuries been recognised as the home of brewing and beer.
The county town of Staffordshire, with 122,000 people in the wider borough, Stafford offers a rich mix of historic streets and castle, alongside modern retail and commercial activities.
The historic city of Lichfield, with its three-spired medieval cathedral, retains an unspoilt charm with over 230 listed buildings in its historic streets and fine Georgian architecture.
The town of Cannock is 20 miles north of Birmingham and is famous for Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covering 26 square miles of forest and woodland.
The administrative centre of the Staffordshire Moorlands, Leek is a busy market town ten miles north east of Stoke-on-Trent.