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Oakhill

Area Guide

Overview

Oakhill is a small suburb of Stoke-on-Trent and borders Newcastle-under-Lyme. It is a short distance from 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 a short drive from Staffordshire University.

The property market mainly consists of reasonably priced Victorian terraced houses. The rental market is thriving due in some part to the nearby universities and teaching hospital and is a popular location for student digs. With offices in nearby Newcastle-under-Lyme, Heywoods is Oakhill's favoured estate agent.

 

Schools and Colleges

There are a number of Ofsted-rated 'Good' primary schools in the area, including Oakhill, St Teresa's Catholic, St John's Church of England and Priory Church of England schools. St Joseph's College and Thistley Hough are respected nearby secondary schools, with Newcastle-under-Lyme College offering Further Education provision.

 

Transport Links

Oakhill is near the A34 just before junction 15 of the M6 which takes you to Birmingham in the south and provides fast links to the major cities of the North West. It is located two miles from Newcastle-under-Lyme bus station with its good local connections and under 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.

 

Amenities

Oakhill benefits from local shops including a mini supermarket, off-licence, barber and hairdresser as well an attractive bowling and recreation ground. Nearby Trent Vale is home to numerous cafes and restaurants and large out-of-town shops and businesses including a substantial supermarket. Within a short distance, both Newcastle and Stoke boast a range of high street shops, restaurants, pubs, nightlife and other amenities.

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.

Water World is a great day out for families and swimming fanatics. For those keen on golf, Newcastle-under-Lyme Golf Club, Keele Driving Range and Trentham Golf Club are short drives away. Newcastle Town Football Club plays at the impressive Aspire Stadium in the town and has strong links in the local community.

Nearby Trent Vale Medical Practice offers GP provision and the respected Royal Stoke University Hospital is a ten-minute drive away. The area is home to Trent Vale Methodist, Saint John's and Stoke Baptist churches.

 

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