The largest city in Staffordshire is Stoke-on-Trent, whilst Lichfield is a cathedral city in the county. Other major towns include Stafford, Burton upon Trent, Cannock and Newcastle-under-Lyme. The county is home to nearly 900,000 people and is a great place to call home. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in Staffordshire across our new build developments in the area.
New Build Homes in Staffordshire
There are 82 schools in Staffordshire rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
The county is home to 15,968 acres of public parks and green open spaces
Both Keele University and Staffordshire University are based in Staffordshire
The county is well served by excellent transport links
Stoke-on-Trent was voted as one of the best places to live in the UK in 2022
WHY STAFFORDSHIRE IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Staffordshire continues to be a popular place for families to call home. In fact, 84% of state schools in the county are rated as either “Outstanding” or “Good” by Ofsted – this includes 82 schools that have been awarded “Outstanding” status. The county is also home to both Staffordshire University and Keele University – the second best medical school in the UK. Stoke-on-Trent was voted as one of the best places to live in the UK in 2022.
The county is packed with open space, offering 15,968 acres of public parks and green spaces, including Stapenhill Gardens in Burton and Oldfields in Uttoxeter. The county’s green credentials are further boosted by the green energy hubs at Keele and Rugeley. Staffordshire is home to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – Cannock Chase and the Peak District. There are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area, including Alton Towers, Drayton Manor Zoo, Tamworth Castle and Pleasure Grounds, the SnowDome in Tamworth and Stafford Castle.
Excellent transport links ensure the county is well connected to the rest of the UK. The M42 and M6 run through Staffordshire, whilst Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford Railway stations are major transport hubs. The likes of Manchester, Birmingham and East Midlands airports are also close by.
MAKING YOUR HOME IN STAFFORDSHIRE
Staffordshire is a county that continues to grow. The population of the county is predicted to increase by 5% by 2038 with 1038 new jobs set to be created in that time. Major employers in the area include JCB, Bet 365, JLR, Moog, Molson Coors, Wedgwood and Alton Towers, whilst £241 million is due to be invested to create new pupil places across the county by 2031.
If you want to call the county home, you’ll find a range of properties for sale in Staffordshire across our new build developments in the area.