All you need to know about Stoke-on-Trent

Located less than an hour from Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent is a city in Staffordshire with a population of 261,302 as of 2016. Stoke-on-Trent’s location makes it a desired business destination and commuter route to Birmingham. It’s thriving economy and business has led to an increase in business travel in recent years. As a result, serviced apartments in Stoke-on-Trent have also increased and become the main accommodation source for business travel in the city.

Stoke-on-Trent has always been a hub of economic activity ever since the 1700s, when pottery and coal mining really broke into their stride in the area, however, coal mining in the area has been around since the 13th century. The city benefited greatly and grew around the ever-increasing mining and pottery industries until 1994 when the last coal mine was shut. Slag heaps still cover the area which is now decorated with flowers and wildlife. During industrialisation the city also became occupied with steel works and iron industries, although in recent years the city has begun to venture out and become more diverse in its economy.

Stoke-on-Trent is still widely known for its ceramics and pottery industry. The city is now home to around 9,000 businesses with Michelin tyre company also housing its headquarters in the city. Serviced apartments in Stoke-on-Trent provide close proximity to these businesses and corporations, with other businesses such as Vodafone’s call centre, The Co-operative Pharmacy, and Sainsbury’s warehouses within easy reach.

Stoke-on-Trent serviced apartments situate guests within reach of many wonderful tourist attractions including Alton Towers theme park, Trentham Estate with a monkey forest and rope course, and Waterworld indoor tropical aqua park. Guests can enjoy tranquil walks at the nearby Biddulph Grange Garden with its botanical collection and manicured dahlia walk. Stoke-on-Trent is abundant with many sights and history meaning that staying in a serviced apartment in Stoke-on-Trent doesn’t just have to be for work.

Stoke-on-Trent is near to the M6 which link Birmingham and the north of England. Buses serve the inner city as well as the surrounding area. Cycle paths are located throughout the city and make up now over 100 miles of track. The Stoke-on-Trent train station runs connections to and from Manchester, Crewe, Derby, and Stafford. The nearest airport is Manchester Airport which is located 36 miles north of the city centre.

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