1. The vision and masterplan for the station and wider Stoke ‘square mile’ pave the way to maximising the opportunities for residents, businesses, visitors and students to connect to the Core Cities of London, Birmingham and Manchester via the services that operate to and from Stoke directly.
  2. Swift House is a council owned site overlooking the Trent & Mersey Canal. Swift House is a short walk to Stoke rail station, Staffordshire University and the Spode Creative Village, with the City Centre a little more than a mile away.
  3. Building modern working environments
  4. Spode is coming back to life and is now home to almost 50 artists’ studios, a 26-room hotel that is fully occupied most nights, a popular café and a revamped and extended visitor centre. The China Halls, a vast space which acted as the factory’s main production area where 250 people would once work, is now being used as a unique venue for private events.
  5. In 2015, Stoke-on-Trent City Council was successful in securing £19.75m of funding to help to deliver the infrastructure for a low carbon District Heat Network (DHN).