Local area guide Area Guide

Newcastle under Lyme and the surrounding area is famous for its pottery, home to the famous Portmeirion and Wedgwood potteries, of which the latter has been in production for over 250 years. Historically a mining town, it evolved and expanded significantly and has a thriving and busy centre which has a real sense of community. The town centre is conveniently pedestrianised and has a wide range of shops, local amenities and a fresh food market, which is open daily.

The area has a great nightlife and some fantastic bars, pubs and a diverse mix of world food restaurants including Lebanese eatery Beirut and popular local chinese establishment Peaches. If you're looking for something lighter, there are some great little independent coffee shops and tea rooms, such as Bygones and The Rabbit Hole in nearby Stoke-On-Trent.

Placed close to the M6, major UK towns and cities such as Derby and Birmingham can be reached in under an hour. The closest train station is situated in Stoke-On-Trent just a short drive or bus ride away. Local attractions include the aforementioned potteries, Stoke City Football Club and some great universities including Staffordshire University and popular Keele University, both with thriving campuses just a few miles away from Newcastle.

The architecture in Newcastle is popular with tourists and the area is home to the New Vic Theatre, famous for being Europe’s first purpose built round theatre, with a variety of shows taking place from festive pantomimes to orchestral performances.

An increase in investment in the area has led to an expanding market for buyers across the board; with first time buyers and investors alike moving into the area. The rental market is fast paced, Lettings Manager Jack and his team are successfully converting listings to move in in as little as 2 weeks. The variety of managed services that the branch covers is second to none and they have a proven track record for being a Sales and Lettings Agents you can trust.