The Dams in Caverswall

The Dams is a Street in the Staffordshire village of Caverswall and measures approximately 266 metres long.

There is only one street named The Dams making it unique in Great Britain.

The Dams is within the area of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Caverswall.

The average elevation of The Dams is roughly 186.27 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 192.60 and the lowest point being 184.10. A change of 8.50 metres.

The Dams is located within the county of Staffordshire which is in the West Midlands (England) region of the UK. 132.25 miles North West from the centre of London, 25.44 miles West from the centre of Derby, 34.16 miles North East from the centre of Shrewsbury and 34.94 miles South from the centre of Manchester.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Dams

Sunrise05:38
Sunset20:48

Latest Weather Conditions for The Dams

Observed at Weather Station:Leek 8 August 2020 at 12:00 (10.71 miles away)
Current Weather:Partly cloudy (day)
Temperature and Humidity:22.6°C (68.2%)
Wind Direction and Speed:E (9 mph)

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Budget Hotels near The Dams Caverswall

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Holiday Inn Express Stoke-On-Trent
Address:Stanley Matthews Way, Trentham Lakes
Telephone: Learn More
3.95
2: Name:Travelodge Stoke on Trent Trentham
Address:206 Longton Rd, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8BU
Telephone:0871 559 1848 Learn More
4.54
3: Name:Premier Inn Stoke Trentham Gardens
Address:Stone Road
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5.13
4: Name:Premier Inn Stoke on Trent - Hanley
Address:Etruria Road
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5.34
5: Name:Travelodge Newcastle Under Lyme Central
Address:Lower St, Newcastle, ST5 2RS
Telephone:0871 984 6446 Learn More
6.73
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Staffordshire
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Dams above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
186.27184.10192.608.50

Frequently asked Questions for The Dams

What Council (Local Authority) is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the local authority area of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the area of Caverswall Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the ward of Caverswall.

What County is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the ceremonial county of Staffordshire.

What Constituency is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the constituency of Staffordshire Moorlands.

What Part of the UK is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the West Midlands (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the Staffordshire Council area.

What Police Force area is The Dams in?

The Dams is located within the Staffordshire Police area.

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Location Details

The Dams
Map showing the location of The Dams
Latitude52.983798
Longitude-2.076501
OS Easting (X):394864
OS Northing (Y):342976
OS Grid Reference:SJ949430

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Dams

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00151735
ONS Area NameRural Life
Average Age46.70
Area Population1720.00
Male Population866.00 (50%)
Female Population854.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants13 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01029778
LSOA Name:Staffordshire Moorlands 012A
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02006215
MSOA Name:Staffordshire Moorlands 012

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Meir Stoke-on-trent Superstore
Lysander Rd, Meir, Stoke-On-Trent, ST3 7WB
0345 677 9472
Distance: 0.92 Miles
Directions from The Dams to Tesco Meir Stoke-on-trent Superstore
Tesco Blythe Bridge Uttoxeter Express
Uttoxeter Rd, Blythe Bridge, ST11 9QA
0345 610 2950
Distance: 1.34 Miles
Directions from The Dams to Tesco Blythe Bridge Uttoxeter Express
Tesco Longton Meir Hay Express
Unit 4, Amison St, Longton, Meir Hay, Stoke-On-Trent, ST3 1LD
0345 026 9174
Distance: 1.93 Miles
Directions from The Dams to Tesco Longton Meir Hay Express
Iceland Longton
17/21 Bennett Precinct, Longton, Stoke On Trent, ST3 2HT
01782313636
Distance: 2.48 Miles
Directions from The Dams to Iceland Longton

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01782 - Stoke-on-Trent
Area Code: 01538 - Ipstones

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ
Send email
Telephone Number: 0845 605 3010
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of
The Member of Parliament is Karen Bradley
Details for the MP Karen Bradley on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Karen Bradley won with a majority of 16,428 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 65,485
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Caverswall Ward
Parish: Caverswall Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Staffordshire
County Council: Staffordshire Council

Nearest Car Parks

Uttoxeter Road Car Park
Uttoxeter Road, Meir, Staffordshire
Meir
ST3 7AE
Distance: 1.12 km (click for directions)
Maximum stay 3 hours
Telephone: 01782232091
Operated by: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Weston Road Car Park
Weston Road, Meir, Staffordshire
Meir
ST3 6EZ
Distance: 1.18 km (click for directions)
Maximum stay 2 hrs. Day time charges apply Monday to Saturday 7am to 6.00pm. Evening/overnight after 4pm £2.20, after 5pm £1.60, after 6pm £1.00. Blue Badge holders may park free.
Telephone: 01782234091
Operated by: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Park Hall Country Park Bolton Gate Car Park
Weston Road, Weston Coyney, Staffordshire
Weston Coyney
ST3 5ET
Distance: 1.26 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01782331889
Operated by: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Chapel Street Car Park
Chapel Street, Forsbrook, Staffordshire
Forsbrook
ST11 9BY
Distance: 1.27 km (click for directions)
Telephone: 01538483589
Operated by: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Nearest Schools

St Peter's CofE (A) Primary School
Distance: 0.09 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 3 Requires Improvement (Satisfactory) ( Inspected 20/07/2018)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 166
Address: St Peter's CofE (A) Primary School, School Lane, Caverswall, ST11 9EN
Head: Mrs Sarah George (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Dams to St Peter's CofE (A) Primary School
St Filumena's Catholic Primary School
Distance: 0.12 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 08/12/2011)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 208
Address: St Filumena's Catholic Primary School, Caverswall, Blythe Bridge, ST11 9EA
Head: Mrs Claire Tomlinson (Principal)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Dams to St Filumena's Catholic Primary School
The Crescent Academy
Distance: 0.61 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 02/05/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 678
Address: The Crescent Academy, Pinewood Crescent, Meir, ST3 6HZ
Head: Mr Adam Clewes (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Dams to The Crescent Academy
Portland School and Specialist College
Distance: 0.9 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 24/05/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 88
Address: Portland School and Specialist College, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, ST11 9JG
Head: Mr Robert Faulkner (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Dams to Portland School and Specialist College

Nearest Hospitals

Longton Hospital
Address: Upper Belgrave Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST3 4QX,
Independent Sector
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 3001230975
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 1.94 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Longton Hospital
Cheadle Hospital
Address: Royal Walk, Cheadle, Stoke-On-Trent, ST10 1NS,
Independent Sector
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 0300 7900 232
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.59 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Cheadle Hospital
University Hospital Of North Staffs
Address: Princes Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST4 7LN,
Independent Sector
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Distance: 5.35 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to University Hospital Of North Staffs
Harplands Hospital
Address: Hilton Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 6RR,
NHS Sector
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Telephone: 01782 441600
Distance: 5.67 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Harplands Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Dams

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Dams
1.03 Meir Dental Practice 1 Penfleet Avenue ST3 6BP
2.09 Meir Health Dental Surgery 404 Sandon Road ST3 7LH
2.35 Rosslyn House Dental Practice Rosslyn House, 26 Rosslyn Road ST3 4JD
2.55 Longton Dental Centre St. Johns Chambers, 537 King Street ST3 1HD
2.70 H M Youth Custody Centre Werrington ST9 0DX

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Dams

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near
1.04 Trinity Medical Centre Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge ST11 9HQ tel:01782 395101
1.16 Dr H P Borse & Partner Meir Primary Care Centre, Weston Road, Meir ST3 6AB tel:0300 1230903
1.16 Dr P D Miles And Dr R Valasapalli Meir Primary Care Centre, Weston Road, Meir ST3 6AB tel:0300 7900169
1.16 Willow Bank Surgery Meir Primary Care Centre, Weston Road, Meir ST3 6AB tel:0300 1235002
1.16 Weston Coyney Medical Practice Meir Primary Care Centre, Weston Road, Meir ST3 6AB tel:01782 388204

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Dams

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near
0.92 Tesco In-store Pharmacy Lysander Road ST3 7WB
0.98 Well.co.uk Well Healthcare Service Centre, Enterprise Way ST3 7UN
1.02 Well Weston Coyney - New Kingsway 7-9 New Kingsway, Weston Coyney, Stoke-on-trent ST3 6NA tel:01782 312335
1.16 Well Meir - Weston Road 27 Weston Road, Meir, Stoke-on-trent ST3 6AB tel:01782 313772
1.16 Hbs Pharmacy Meir Primary Care Centre, Weston Road ST3 6AB tel:01782 323910

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Dams

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Dams
1.16 Razvi Opticians Ltd 57-59 Weston Road ST3 6AB
1.16 Community Health & Eyecare Ltd (meir Primary Care Centre) Weston Road ST3 6AB
1.46 Gillian E Scarisbrick Optometrist 266 Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge ST11 9LY
2.40 Specsavers (longton) 36-38 Market Street, Longton ST3 1BS
2.40 The Specs Place 46a Market Street, Longton ST3 1BS

Nearest Libraries

Blythe Bridge Library
Uttoxeter Road, Stoke On Trent, ST119JR
Telephone:
Distance: 1.21 Miles
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Directions from The Dams to Blythe Bridge Library
Meir Library
Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke On Trent, ST37DJ
Telephone: 01782 237559
Distance: 1.31 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Dams to Meir Library
Longton Library
Sutherland Institute, Lightwood Road Longton, Stoke On Trent, ST34HY
Telephone: 01782 238 424
Distance: 2.34 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Dams to Longton Library
Werrington Library
Ash Bank Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST90JS
Telephone: 01733 864282
Distance: 2.77 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Dams to Werrington Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Blythe Bridge Station is 1.15 miles away.

Address: Blythe Bridge station, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire, ST11 9JF

Blythe Bridge is situated on the Crewe to Derby Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Blythe Bridge Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Dams to Blythe Bridge Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alsager00:28:00
Crewe00:38:30
Derby00:38:00
Kidsgrove00:24:00
Longport00:18:00
Longton00:06:00
Stoke-on-Trent00:13:00
Tutbury & Hatton00:22:00
Uttoxeter00:13:00

Longton Station is 2.55 miles away.

Address: Longton station, King Street, Longton, Staffordshire, ST3 1EZ

Longton is situated on the Crewe to Derby Line and is managed by East Midlands Railway.

Longton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Dams to Longton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Alsager00:23:00
Blythe Bridge00:06:00
Crewe00:33:00
Derby00:44:00
Kidsgrove00:19:00
Longport00:12:30
Stoke-on-Trent00:07:30
Tutbury & Hatton00:28:00
Uttoxeter00:19:00

Wedgwood Station is 4.53 miles away.

Address: Wedgwood station, Wedgwood Drive, Wedgwood, Staffordshire, ST12 9ER

Wedgwood is situated on the Stafford to Manchester line and is managed by Grand Central North West.

Wedgwood Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Dams to Wedgwood Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)

Stoke-on-Trent Station is 4.66 miles away.

Address: Stoke-on-Trent station, Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2AA

Stoke-on-Trent is situated on the Crewe to Derby Line|Stafford to Manchester line and is managed by Avanti West Coast.

Stoke-on-Trent Station is staffed on a full time basis.

Directions from The Dams to Stoke-on-Trent Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Adlington (Cheshire)00:29:00
Alsager00:15:00
Banbury01:47:00
Basingstoke03:04:00
Birmingham International01:11:00
Birmingham New Street00:57:00
Blythe Bridge00:12:00
Bournemouth04:06:00
Bramhall00:35:00
Bristol Parkway02:13:00
Bristol Temple Meads02:24:30
Brockenhurst03:52:00
Cheadle Hulme00:39:00
Cheltenham Spa01:42:00
Congleton00:14:00
Coventry01:18:00
Crewe00:25:00
Derby00:50:00
Kidsgrove00:08:00
Lea Hall01:22:00
Leamington Spa01:29:00
London Euston01:41:00
Longport00:05:00
Longton00:06:00
Macclesfield00:19:00
Manchester Piccadilly00:43:00
Marston Green01:15:00
Milton Keynes Central01:16:00
Oxford02:08:00
Poynton00:32:00
Prestbury00:26:00
Reading02:43:00
Rugby01:46:00
Smethwick Galton Bridge00:52:00
Southampton Airport Parkway03:28:00
Southampton Central03:37:00
Stafford00:19:00
Stechford01:19:00
Stockport00:33:00
Stone (Staffs)00:08:00
Tile Hill01:28:00
Tutbury & Hatton00:34:00
Uttoxeter00:25:00
Watford Junction02:49:00
Winchester03:19:00
Wolverhampton00:34:00

Nearest Airports

Manchester Airport is 27.31 miles away Directions from The Dams to Manchester Airport
East Midlands Airport is 32.95 miles away Directions from The Dams to East Midlands Airport
Birmingham International Airport is 39.41 miles away Directions from The Dams to Birmingham International Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 40.49 miles away Directions from The Dams to Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal is 47.94 miles away

Directions from The Dams to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal

Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal is 47.96 miles away

Directions from The Dams to Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal

Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal is 48.06 miles away

Directions from The Dams to Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal

Birkenhead Ferry Terminal is 48.54 miles away

Directions from The Dams to Birkenhead Ferry Terminal

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

The Dams is approximately 0.85 miles from the A50

Junction: M6 J15/A500(T)/A519/A5182 - 6.27 Miles Away

Directions from The Dams to M6 J15/A500(T)/A519/A5182

Junction: M6 J14/A34/A5013 - 11.25 Miles Away

Directions from The Dams to M6 J14/A34/A5013

Junction: M6 J16/A500(T)/A500/B5078 - 12.19 Miles Away

Directions from The Dams to M6 J16/A500(T)/A500/B5078

Junction: M6 J13/A449 - 15.27 Miles Away

Directions from The Dams to M6 J13/A449

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: The Trentham Estate
Gardens
Distance: 5.21 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to The Trentham Estate
Attraction Name: Cheddleton Flint Mill & Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.16 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Cheddleton Flint Mill & Museum
Attraction Name: Ford Green Hall
Historic Properties
Distance: 6.25 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Ford Green Hall
Attraction Name: Borough Museum and Art Gallery
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.37 (miles)
Directions from The Dams to Borough Museum and Art Gallery