Christmas Closure

The housing market remains fully operational with buyers and renters still being able to move home. THE HEYWOODS TEAM STILL REMAIN WORKING but with our office doors closed to the public. Some of our team are working from the office and some from their home offices so we can continue to our day-to-day tasks.

Viewings and valuations can still be arranged – As long as those attending follow the strict social distancing rules and wear appropriate PPE. Solicitors are still working to get your sales and purchases through to completion.

We will continue to play our part in reducing the spread of the virus through following all the relevant guidance. We are still available over the phone, via video and email, Monday to Saturday at our usual opening times.

For more information on how we’re adapting, please call our team on 01782 617343


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Area Guide


Hartshill is very near to the centre of Newcastle-under-Lyme and within walking distance of the Royal Stoke University Hospital and the North Staffordshire Medical Institute, making it an ideal location for hospital employees and medical students. The area is also a short drive from Staffordshire University.

Heywoods, with its offices central in Newcastle-under-Lyme, is one of Hartshill's leading estate agent. The sales and rental markets are lively and affordable in the area, given the proximity to the town and hospital. Some large properties come onto the market, but it is dominated by mainly pre-war and Victorian houses, with some flats and apartments. There are numerous fine, listed buildings in Hartshill which were commissioned by ceramicist Herbert Minton and his sons.

The area is known locally for several pubs selling artisan and craft beers and ales.


Schools and Colleges

There are several Ofsted-rated 'Good' primary schools in the area, including Harpfield Primary Academy, The Willows, St John's Church of England and Hassell Primary schools. St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School is rated 'Outstanding'. Thistley Hough Academy and St John Fisher Catholic College are nearby respected secondary schools, with Newcastle-under-Lyme College offering Further Education provision.


Transport Links

Hartshill is around a ten-minute drive to junction 15 of the M6 which takes you to Birmingham in the south and provides links to the major cities of the North West. It is located a mile from Newcastle-under-Lyme bus station with its good local connections and less than two miles from Stoke-on-Trent railway station. This provides services to London and Nottingham in around 90 minutes, and Birmingham and Manchester in under an hour; the Stafford service takes around 20 minutes.



Although Newcastle is nearby, Hartshill has many good shops and amenities including mini supermarkets, a butcher, pharmacy and optician. The area is also known for its artisan beer and ale, and its boutique shops. Nearby Wolstanton retail park is home to several big retail names as well as a large supermarket.

For those who enjoy the outdoors, Hartshill Park is a large nature reserve of different habitats, including five ponds. Brampton Park and Gardens offers much to families, including an adventure play park and a museum. A short drive away is award-winning Silverdale Country Park - an 83-hectare open space created on former colliery land, and Apedale Community Country Park, both attracting walkers, cyclists, twitchers and anglers.

Nearby Water World is a great day out for families and swimming fanatics. Hartshill and Newcastle Cricket Club is a lively and long-established part of the community. For golf lovers, Wolstanton Golf club, Keele Driving Range, Trentham Golf Club and Newcastle-under-Lyme Golf Club are nearby. Newcastle Town Football Club plays at the impressive Aspire Stadium in the town and has strong links in the local community.

The Minton Centre provides a hub for the community with space for clubs and gatherings. Hartshill is home to several churches; Holy Trinity Church, Hartshill Bible Church, Our Ladys Of The Angels, Our Lady and St Peters Church.

Hartshill Medical Centre offers GP provision and the respected Royal Stoke University Hospital is under a mile away.


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