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New homes in Stoke-on-Trent

New homes in Stoke-on-Trent

Welcome to Stoke

From museums to country parks, castles and golf courses, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Stoke. Located in North Staffordshire midway between Birmingham and Manchester, Stoke is a vibrant and growing city with excellent transport links and lots of great employment opportunities nearby.

A quick history

Stoke is a pottery town, with the industry dating back to the 17th century. Josiah Wedgwood established his now-famous earthenware business in the mid 1700s, with pottery production eventually making Stoke one of the leading towns during industrialisation. The Grand Trunk Canal opened in 1777, and was used for transportation between Stoke and the ports of Liverpool and Hull. At one time, thousands of bottle kilns were located in Stoke, with only 46 remaining today as listed buildings.

In the 1850s, smaller towns started to be merged, and eventually Stoke-on-Trent became a county borough in 1910, and was named a city in 1925. 

Business and industry

Stoke’s industry is largely centred around pottery, with modern day employers including Wedgwood, the Royal Doulton Company, Portmeirion and Emma Bridgwater. Michelin Tyres have their UK head office in Stoke, while other major local employers include the City Council, Royal Stoke University Hospital, bet365 and Stoke City FC. There are also warehouses for Sainsbury's and The Co-operative Pharmacy nearby, as well as a Vodafone call centre at Festival Park.

Things to do in the area

If you love discovering local history, there are lots of great attractions in Stoke including Etruria Industrial Museum, the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, and Gladstone Pottery Museum. The city is also very green, with outdoor spaces including Turnhurst Jubilee Wood, Berryhill Fields, Fenton Park and Park Hall Country Park.

There are a number of shopping areas in Stoke, including intu Potteries and Trentham Shopping Village, while families will enjoy a day out at Alton Towers theme park, Monkey Forest and the Peak District National Park.

Other places of interest include Stoke Minster, Heighley Castle, Waterworld Stoke, Stoke Ski Centre, and the bet365 Stadium, home of Stoke City F.C.

Travel and commuting

Located close to the M6 and with a busy, well-connected train station, it’s easy to commute and travel from Stoke to towns and cities across the UK. The journey to Birmingham takes just 45 minutes by either car or train, while Manchester is a 45-minute drive north or one hour by train.

If you’re travelling to London, the journey takes just one hour 35 minutes by train to Euston, or two hours 45 minutes by car depending on traffic. When you want to go on holiday, Manchester Airport is only a 40-minute drive away, while East Midlands Airport and Birmingham Airport can also be reached within an hour.  

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The Village at Wedgwood Park

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, STOKE-ON-TRENT, ST12 9ER
  • £ £280,000 To £460,000
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 3.5 miles from your search location
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St Mary's Gate

Tixall Road, Stafford, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST18 0WB
  • £ £180,000 To £367,500
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 14.1 miles from your search location

The Oaks at Wedgwood Park

Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, STOKE-ON-TRENT, ST12 9ER

Set amongst ancient oaks and surrounded by established woodland , The Oaks is one of David Wilson's finest collections. Each one of our 29 prestigious five bedroom country homes enjoy style and grandeur as standard. Oversized driveways with soft verges and spacious front gardens offer a feeling of privacy and space. And our luxurious interior accommodation draws inspiration from the heritage of the Wedgwood brand, complimenting the vernacular of their wonderful surroundings. Call 0844 811 3322 to book an appointment or visit our sales centre today to reserve your dream home at The Oaks.

  • 3.5 miles from your search location

Black Firs Park

Black Firs Lane, Congleton, CHESHIRE, CW12 4QQ

Located in the rural setting of Congleton, Black Firs Park will offer a range of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes. These beautiful homes have been designed with modern family life in-mind and feature open-plan living spaces. With countryside on your doorstep and Congleton village nearby, this is the perfect setting for you and your family.

  • 11.9 miles from your search location

Meadow View

Maw Green Road, Crewe, CHESHIRE, CW1 4HH
  • £ £134,995 To £291,995
  • 1 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 12.7 miles from your search location

Gilbert's Cross

Moss Lane, Sandbach, CHESHIRE, CW11 3PW
  • £ £104,995 To £359,995
  • 1, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 13.5 miles from your search location

Stapeley Gardens

London Road, Nantwich, CHESHIRE, CW5 7LH
  • £ £249,995 To £444,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 13.8 miles from your search location

Drayton Meadows

Rush Lane, Market Drayton, SHROPSHIRE, TF9 3QX
  • £ £287,500 To £365,000
  • 4 bedroom homes
  • 14.9 miles from your search location

Kingsbourne

Waterlode, Nantwich, CHESHIRE, CW5 5BS

Designed with discerning home buyers in mind, Kingsbourne offers you a range of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes, 60 three-storey homes and a selection of apartments. Set in the heart of the beautiful market town of Nantwich, every home at Kingsbourne will feature luxurious open-plan modern living proving ideal for couples, professionals and families alike. This is a perfect location for those of you seeking convenience and beauty.

  • 15.3 miles from your search location

Ramblers' Gate

Old Derby Road, Ashbourne, DERBYSHIRE, DE6 1BN
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 19 miles from your search location
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  • Multiple developments
  • Does not match your criteria
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