Welcome to Stoke-on-Trent, a vibrant city with a rich history and so much going on today. Stoke is the largest city in Staffordshire with a population of approximately 250,000 inhabitants and is a great city to visit with excellent nightlife and culture and fantastic shopping facilities.
Stoke-on-Trent - also known as "The Potteries" - is world famous as the home of the English pottery industry. The skilled local pottery industry, which includes such household names as Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Portmeirion, Dudson, Spode and Steelite has earned an international reputation for creative excellence with fine ceramics exported to every corner of the globe since the 12th century.
Stoke has excellent shopping facilities, centred around Hanley and the Potteries Shopping Centre which attracts shoppers from all over North Staffordshire and South Cheshire, with many high street chains and brands like Debenhams, Next, Monsoon, etc, as well as designer clothing outlets and independent retailers.
Read more about Stoke-on-Trent in the About Stoke-on-Trent section.