East Staffordshire is part of the National Forest and essentially rural in character. The Borough has many villages stretching from Barton under Needwood in the south, Leigh in the west, Mayfield in the north, and borders Derbyshire to the east. There are two main towns, Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter. The famous brewery town of Burton upon Trent is the capital of the National Forest and has a population of 66,000. Uttoxeter is the area’s second town, with a population of 12,000.
East Staffordshire guarantees a great quality of life for those that live and work in the area. Enviable shopping and leisure facilities combine with picturesque villages, inspirational countryside, ancient woodland and a meandering canal network to ensure everyone has something to enjoy. We are also home to the St Georges Park FA Centre, many famous brand names, and the unique Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. Forming part of the National Forest, one of the country’s most ambitious environmental endeavours, East Staffordshire offers a location with enviable lifestyle opportunities.
East Staffordshire is also well served by both Local Education Authority maintained and private schools.
How to find us
Burton upon Trent is centrally located, with all major cities easily within a day’s return journey time.
By road, the town of Burton upon Trent spans across the A38, providing easy access to the motorway network.
By rail, Burton upon Trent provides direct connections to all major UK conurbations, including London via Derby. Uttoxeter is served by a Derby to Stoke service with most trains continuing through to Manchester International Airport.
By bus, Burton Town Hall is served by bus services 1,1A,2,2A,3,3A,3B,10,402, V1,V2, and X38, most connecting with Burton town centre.