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Conservation Areas in Stoke-on-Trent

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  Appraisal Map  

Albert Square, Fenton

This is focused on the square and cenotaph and also includes an unusual brick church, designed by local architect, Charles Lynam.

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Ash Green, Trentham

A primarily residential conservation area, based around a group of English Domestic Revival houses and the City’s only thatched building.

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Blurton Church

The conservation area is based around the church and churchyard.

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Burslem Town Centre

Architecturally, this is the best town in the Potteries, with notable buildings including the two town halls, Burslem School of Art and Wedgwood Memorial Institute.

 Appr 2011    

Caldon Canal

The full 6-mile length of the Caldon Canal through the City is designated as a conservation Area. Many industrial buildings have been lost, especially in the Hanley Area.

 Appr 2012    

City Centre

This conservation area covers much of the historic heart of Hanley, including the cultural quarter and the area surrounding Webberley's and the former meat market.

Appr 2010     


This conservation area contains some of the City’s larger 19th century houses.

Appr 2008     

Hanley Park

Hanley Park was designed by Mawson and is included on the National Parks and Gardens Register.

 Appr 2013    


The Church, designed by George Gilbert Scott, and Minton cottages are excellent examples of the 19th century Gothic Revival. The conservation area was recently extended to include the Medical Institute and additional housing.

Appr 2011     

Hitchman Street, Fenton

See above.

Appr 2008     

Longton town centre (incorporating the former Gladstone and Short Street Conservation Areas)

Including Gladstone Pottery and the Roslyn Works which together form the largest surviving group of bottle ovens, and the former Enson Works.

 Appr 2009    

Newcastle Street, Middleport

A linear conservation area, taking in a range of commercial and other buildings.

Appr 2011     

Park Terrace, Tunstall

This conservation area is based around the memorial garden and large symmetrical housing terrace.

Appr 2007     

Penkhull Garden Village

An area of housing demonstrating the garden suburb ideas developed in Hampstead.

Appr 2009     

Penkhull Village

This conservation area still has a village-like feel, despite being in the middle of the urban area. The church and churchyard form a focus

 Appr 2008    

St Christopher's Avenue, Penkhull

A residential conservation area.

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Stoke town centre (incorporating the former St Peters Churchyard Conservation Area)

Originally centering around Stoke Minster and Town Hall, together with the reconstructed remains of a previous church and Wedgwood’s grave, this conservation area has been extended to incoporate the Spode site and a significant part of the town centre.

Appr 2014     

The Villas, Stoke

A unique 19th century estate of Italianate style houses.

Appr 2007     

Tower Square, Tunstall

A town centre conservation area based around the main square and Town Hall.

 Appr 2007    

Trent and Mersey Canal

The full 8-mile length of the Trent and Mersey Canal though the City is designated as a conservation area, also including some of the adjacent industrial buildings. Notable buildings include the Etruscan Bone Mill and Middleport Pottery.

 Appr 2011    

Victoria Park, Tunstall

The park and surrounding housing form the basis of the conservation area.

Appr 2007     

Victoria Place, Fenton

A group of distinctive terraced housing, together with Hitchman Street.

Appr 2008    

Winton Square, Stoke

The Railway Station, North Staffs Hotel and office buildings make up this distinctive, formal, symmetrical grouping

Appr 2008