Levelling up Stoke-on-Trent

Levelling Up Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has secured £56m from the government in Levelling Up funding.

  • This funding will support major transformational programmes right across the city:
    Etruscan Square in the city centre, backed by £20m of Levelling Up funding, with development opportunities including a 3,600-capacity arena, 82,000 sf ft of commercial space, 285 homes, a 701-space car park a 138-bedroom hotel.
  • The Goods Yard next to Stoke Station and the Trent and Mersey Canal, backed by £16m in Levelling Up funding, with developer Capital&Centric to transform a 1.24-acre site into office, leisure and commercial space, 174 with apartments and a 150-bed hotel. A new public realm will also be created alongside the reopening of the canalside jetty into public space.
  • The further transformation of the Spode site in Stoke, backed by £10m in Levelling Up funding, with proposals to develop residential units, commercial space and large-scale community space on the former pottery site.
  • The Crown Works in Longton, with proposals for 75 homes over an acre of land, backed by £6.5m in Levelling Up funding that will help to regenerate the town.

Investment into the Grade II listed Tunstall Library and Pool, using £3.5m in Levelling Up funding to support 34 apartments, seven family mews homes and more than 2,000 sq ft of community space in the iconic buildings

Click here to read the Etruscan Square Procurement Strategy

Click here to read the full Levelling Up Funding Bids Summary

*This version updates the document originally published on 5 July 2021*

Click here to read the Levelling Up Prospectus