Longton is a southern district of Stoke on Trent and used to be known locally as the "Neck End" of the city. Longton is one of the six towns of "the Potteries" which formed the City of Stoke-on-Trent in 1910.

Being one of the main estate agents in town, we are finding an array of property coming onto the market and are seeing more and more buyers registering looking for property in the area and are finding that well priced properties in the right locations are changing hands in record times. It is popular with all buyer types from investors to first time buyers.

Longton is popular with all types of residents property is priced well and has great travel links making it suitable for commuters to Derby, Manchester and Birmingham. The local residents never move far and are loyal to the area with children often going on to buy homes in the areas they grew up in.

Longton is famous for the pottery industry and skyline on pottery kilns.There are a lot of famous people from Stoke on Trent, Stanley Matthews, Phil “the power” Taylor and Robbie Williams to name a few.

As a popular residential area, Your Move has houses for sale with Terrace property popular with investors and first time buyers alike starting at £50,000, 2 and 3 bedroom semi detached homes between £90,000 and £140,00 and 3 and 4 bedroom detached homes between £160,000 and £230,000. Executive homes start from £240,000 upwards when venturing in nearby locations such as Blythe Bridge, Forsbrook, Draycott and Cheadle.

The price of property to rent in Longton starts at about £350 pcm for a traditional terrace property, rising to £475 pcm for a two bedroom semi detached house with a small garden. Houses start at £500 pcm for three bedrooms and rise to between £700 pcm, depending on the size and condition of the property. For the larger executive houses, in areas such as Meir Park and Trentham tenants can expect to pay up to £900 pcm.

In 2003 a large Tesco Extra superstore was built and has helped to rejuvenate the town. Since then, other major retailers such as Argos, Next, Pizza Hut, Matalan, Wilkinson and B&M have opened new premises.

Longton boasts a number of parks as well as the popular Trentham Gardens Estate where you can see families enjoying boat rides on the lake, doing the barefoot walk or taking in the antics of the monkeys at the Trentham Gardens Monkey Forest. There is a large leisure centre at Fenton Manor which hosts a vast array of activities.

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