Sideway

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For the town in Kentucky, see Sideway, Kentucky.
Sideway
Sideway is located in Staffordshire
Sideway
Sideway
 Sideway shown within Staffordshire
OS grid reference SJ855494
Unitary authority Stoke-on-Trent
Ceremonial county Staffordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOKE-ON-TRENT
Postcode district ST6
Dialling code 01782
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Stoke-on-Trent Central
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire

Coordinates: 53°02′31″N 2°13′01″W / 53.042°N 2.217°W / 53.042; -2.217

Sideway (pronounced "Siddaway") is an area of Stoke-on-Trent, approximately one mile south west of Stoke-upon-Trent. It is located on the junction of the A500 and the A50 adjacent to the Britannia Stadium.

The area around the stadium was formerly a spoil tip for the Hem Heath Colliery, which closed in the mid-1990s; the stadium itself opened in 1997. The surrounding area has also been redeveloped and is home to a hotel, restaurant, health club and a number of car dealerships.

Sideway is also home to a Michelin factory, a Medium Wave transmitter for Absolute Radio, Signal 2 and BBC Radio Stoke, and the base of Marcroft Engineering, a railway wagon repair company.

There are proposals[1] to build a park and ride station in this area, taking advantage of its location on the A500 and A50.

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