Sideway

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Sideway
Sideway is located in Staffordshire
Sideway
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Sideway shown within Staffordshire
OS grid referenceSJ855494
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTOKE-ON-TRENT
Postcode districtST6
Dialling code01782
PoliceStaffordshire
FireStaffordshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Staffordshire
53°02′31″N 2°13′01″W / 53.042°N 2.217°W / 53.042; -2.217Coordinates: 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, Stoke-on-Trent, in Staffordshire, England. 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.

It also has two lakes which are controlled by Fenton and District Angling Society. Known as the Overflow complex. http://www.fentonanddistrictanglingsociety.co.uk/waters/overflow-complex-sideway/

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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