Stoke-on-Trent built-up area

Coordinates: 53°01′N 2°12′W / 53.02°N 2.20°W / 53.02; -2.20
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Map of the Stoke-on-Trent Built-up Area including subdivisions and local authority boundaries

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 and Staffordshire Moorlands.[1]

The area had a population of 384,000[2] in 2019, 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 (2011 census)
Stoke-on-Trent 270,726
Newcastle-under-Lyme 75,082
Kidsgrove 26,293

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire City Deal" (PDF). Deputy Prime Minister's Office. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ "United Kingdom - Built-up areas". Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics: Census 2001, Key Statistics for urban areas, List of Urban Area Names and Codes
53°01′N 2°12′W / 53.02°N 2.20°W / 53.02; -2.20