Mark Power – ‘The City of Six Towns’.

The City of Six Towns refers to Stoke-on-Trent, a polycentric city of some 500,000 people in the heart of Staffordshire. Commonly known as The Potteries, it remains the centre of the ceramics industry in the UK although, these days, the largest private employer is Bet365, an on-line gambling organisation. Like many post-industrial cities in Britain, Stoke has transformed itself into a centre for service industries and distribution centres.

 

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