Find your perfect place to put down roots, explore with friends and family, and enjoy! Here are some useful links to just a handful of the estate agents, restaurants and attractions available in Staffordshire.
A place to call home.
Places are defined by their people: dialects that tie people together; food handed down through generations – these things combine to form our cultures, our sense of place.
Making places attractive to people means cherishing our assets to preserve them for future generations; to provide a ‘good quality of life’.
Our county is literally bursting with assets: green, open spaces, characterful villages, market towns, city living, smart new communities and more, whatever stage of life you’re at there’s a perfect place here to call home.
Add excellent schools and universities, an abundance of culture and attractions on your doorstep and brilliant links to nearby major cities, and the county offers everything you could wish for. It’s what makes living in Staffordshire something to really shout about.
WE ARE A PLACE TO THRIVE
A Place to Thrive
Places to relax. Wide open, green spaces to exercise, walk the dog and teach the kids to cycle. Quirky bars and cosy pubs at the heart of the community. Home means different things to different people – but here in Staffordshire we have it all.
Staffordshire is a place where you can thrive.
Download our liveability brochure to learn more about the quality of life Staffordshire has to offer.
& UK Central
jobs created 2011-2021. 103,000 new jobs to be created by 2038
increase in wages in last 10 years > national average representing greater skilled and higher paid jobs
Staffordshire economy > by £3.4 billion in key priority growth sectors digital, advanced manufacturing and construction
8 new or in development schools, 23 special schools, 84% of state schools rated OFSTED Good or Outstanding
investment to provide new pupil places in Staffordshire by 2031
high quality new homes planned or underway between now & 2038 with average house price of £200,000
and picturesque market towns supporting a variety of independent shops, cafes and bars
Students at Keele University and Staffordshire University. Keele 2nd best Medical School in UK. Staffs Uni ranked 1st for social policy and administration & 3rd for fashion and textiles in UK
Staffordshire County Council climate pledge & Net Zero commitment Major green energy hubs at Keele and Rugeley
Major employers located in Staffordshire such as JCB, Bet 365, JLR, Moog, Molson Coors, Portmerion, Wedgwood, Alton Towers
contributed to the national economy by Staffordshire economy
people already call Staffordshire home. 62,000 new people due by 2038 = +5.5%
Place to live, areas to explore
Did you know…
We’re the national heart of the UK with the National Memorial Arboretum, National Football Centre, National Forest, a National Park and an international centre for ceramics
“My home and business situated in the middle of a nature reserve provide the perfect inspiration for me. I live in a place where fairies ought to exist! What started as a hobby has grown into a successful business, with our products being sold from the Staffordshire Moorlands right across the world.”
Robin Wright, Owner, Fantasy Wire
“The warmth of the people, strong sense of community, culture, excellent transport links and stunning surrounding countryside means Staffordshire is where my heart is and I am proud to put down personal and business roots here.”
Ed Bassett, Co-owner, Clip n Climb Stoke and Owner, At the Box