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Conservation Areas in Stoke-on-Trent

Please note: Consultation took place on the Conservation Areas Review 2022. The Review document is reproduced on our website here and the Society's summary and response can be found here. This site is being updated as the new documents are made available.

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Albert SqAlbert Square, Fenton

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


Ash Green, TrenthamAsh Green

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


Blurton ChurchBlurton

The conservation area is based around the church and churchyard.


Burslem Town CentreBurslem

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.

 Burslem CAA 2011

Caldon CanalCaldon

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.

 Caldon CAA 2012

City CentreCity

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.

City Centre CAA 2010 


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

Dresden CAA 2008 

Hanley ParkHanley Park

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

 Hanley Park CAA 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.

Hartshill CAA 2011 

Longton town centreLongton

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

 Longton CAA 2009

Newcastle Street, MiddleportNewcastle St

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

Newcastle St CAA 2011 

Park Terrace, TunstallParkTerrace

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

Park Terrace CAA 2007 

Penkhull Garden VillagePenkhull Garden

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

Penkhull Garden Village CAA 2009 

Penkhull VillagePenkhull 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

 Penkhull Village CAA 2008

St Christopher's Avenue, PenkhullSt Chris

A residential conservation area.


Stoke town centreStoke Town CA

Originally centering on 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 incorporate the Spode site and a significant part of the town centre. 

Stoke Town CAA 2014 

The Villas, StokeVillas

A unique 19th century estate of Italianate style houses.

The Villas CAA 2007 

Tower Square, TunstallTowerSq

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

 Tower Square CAA 2007

Trent and Mersey CanalTrent&Mersey

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.

 Trent & Mersey CAA 2011

Victoria Park, TunstallVictoriaPark

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

Victoria Park CAA 2007 

Victoria Road, FentonVictoriaRoad

Designated in 2023 incorporating the former Victoria Place and Hitchman Street conservation areas.


Winton Square, StokeWinton Sq

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

Winton Square CAA 2008

Hitchman Street, Fenton (SUPERSEDED)Hitchman

A group of distinctive terraced housing, together with Victoria Place.

 Hitchman St CAA 2008 

Victoria Place, Fenton (SUPERSEDED)VictoriaPlace

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

Victoria Place CAA 2008 


* All documents replicated from Stoke-on-Trent City Council's Data Directory. Check for updates and full details here: