Stoke-on-Trent Built-up Area

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 436,409[2] in 2016, a small increase from the 2011 census figure of 372,101 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 274,810
Staffordshire Moorlands 98,496
Newcastle-under-Lyme 78,249
Kidsgrove 26,293

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