Stoke-on-Trent Built-up Area

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The Stoke-on-Trent Built-up Area or The Potteries Urban Area or colloquially, simply "The Potteries"" is a conurbation in North Staffordshire in the West Midlands region of England.

It includes the City of Stoke-on-Trent, and parts of the boroughs of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire Moorlands.[1]

The area had a population of 372,101[2] in 2011, a small increase from the 2001 census figure of 362,403 with Stoke-on-Trent making up over 70% of this population. It is sometimes called the Potteries Urban Area due to the area's fame for pottery manufacture ever since the industrial revolution.

Subdivision[3] Population (2001 census) Population (2011 census)
Stoke-on-Trent 259,252 270,726
Newcastle-under-Lyme 75,082
Kidsgrove 26,293

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Coordinates: 53°01′N 2°12′W / 53.02°N 2.20°W / 53.02; -2.20