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Stone Property Hotspot


If you are aiming to move to Staffordshire, in the heartland of England, you might want to consider the town of Stone as just the place to invest, start a family or continue further education? If so, here are some of the benefits likely to lie in store …

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  • Stone is one of five rural “hubs” in Staffordshire, officially identified as “a significant concentration of population and business”
  • Hubs provide an important link between centres of population and business to the surrounding countryside
  • At the last Census, the town had a population of 16,385 and higher than the national average of those of working age are in employment.

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  • Stone’s economic prospects are tied in closely to the economic development plan for this part of north Staffordshire
  • This includes a specific commitment to expanding economic development in Stone itself and to improving broadband access to the town and the surrounding rural communities
  • Stone is the UK’s centre for the manufacture of high-end laboratory glassware systems.

Location and Transport 🚌

  • Stone is situated just to the south of the conurbation of Stoke-on-Trent
  • Road connections put Birmingham a 45-minute drive away, Derby 50 minutes and Manchester 70 minutes
  • The town’s railway station is on the West Coast Main Line, with connections (via Stafford) to London Euston and north to Crewe, via Stoke-on-Trent. 

Education 🎓  

  • Alleyne’s Academy is the principal high school and Walton Priory Middle and Christchurch Academy provide middle school education
  • There are a number of primary schools in and around the town.

Environment 🌷

  • The Trentham Estate, on the Stone Road to nearby Trentham, is probably the most popular day out for locals and visitors alike – with gardens, woodland walks and even a Monkey Forest
  • If you are looking to bring the outdoors indoors, the Come into Play indoor adventure playground is the place to take the kids for the afternoon
  • If there is still the energy left, another indoor adventure area just a mile from Stone is Flip Out Stoke, a huge warehouse of interconnected trampolines. 

Trivia 🎬

Finally, did you know … 

  • Stone is the headquarters for the National Association of Chimney Sweeps
  • Home to the John Joules Brewery since 1758, the company telephone number until at least the 1950s was Stone1
  • Stone’s nickname is Canal Town – thanks to its situation midway along the Trent and Mersey Canal.