To make things easier, you will find a guide to getting here by most forms of transport below. We’ve also provided links for journey planners to help you plan your journey if travelling by public transport or car.
Easy directions to get to the centre.
Intu Potteries, Quadrant Road
City Centre (Hanley)
Sat Nav: ST1 1RZ
From the North
Leave the M6 at Junction 16 on to the A500.
Follow signs for City Centre (Hanley), then follow signs for intu Potteries (was The Potteries Shopping Centre).
From the South
Leave the M6 at Junction 15 on to the A500. Follow signs for City Centre (Hanley), then follow signs for intu Potteries (was The Potteries Shopping Centre).
From the West
On the A50 follow signs for the A500. Follow signs for City Centre (Hanley), then follow signs for intu Potteries (was The Potteries Shopping Centre).
Multi storey car park
Entrances to the car park can be found on Bryan Street and Quadrant Road.
Car Parking charges are £1.20 per hour or part thereof. On Sundays, car parking charges are £1.50 per stay.
From now until Christmas Park for Less in our multi storey car park. Park after 4pm on a week day and pay just £1.50.
The multi storey car park opens at 8am Monday to Saturday and closes an hour after the Centre closes, so 7pm Monday to Saturday and Thursday at 9pm. On Sunday the car park opens at 10.30 and closes at 6pm.
Please note times may vary due to seasonal opening hours and extended store trading times.
Long stay car park
Entrance to the long stay car park can be found on Bryan Street.
Charges are £3.50 all day.
The Long stay car park is open 24 hours a day.
Intu Potteries is well served by bus with services from many areas. There are bus stops right outside the centre and the city centre bus station is only 10 minutes walk away.
Bus stops for the centre can be found on Quadrant Road, Stafford Street, Albion Street, Old Hall Street and Town Road.
To plan your journey by bus, please click on one of the links below.
If you are travelling by public transport within the Midlands, you can also use this link to the Traveline Midlands journey planner.
There are four entrances into the centre.
If you live or work close to intu Potteries why not consider walking? It’s free, a great way of getting some exercise and you may be surprised how close it is.
At an average walking speed you can cover a mile in 20 minutes. Stoke-on-Trent’s cycle map may help you in planning your route. It can be downloaded or ordered from Stoke-on-Trent City Council.
Entrances to the centre can be found on Market Square, Town Road, Quadrant Road and Stafford Street.
The taxi rank is on Stafford Street by The Body Shop.
Local taxi firms:
Intercity: 01782 266466
Autocab: 01782 212121
The nearest railway station is Stoke-on-Trent.
There are regular train services from Crewe, Derby, Macclesfield, Stafford and Wolverhampton.
From there you can catch one of the many frequent buses from the bus stop outside the station, the journey time being less than 10 minutes.
For train times and fares please use the National Rail website.
To plan your whole journey by train and bus, follow the link below.
Ask for a Stoke-on-Trent PLUSBUS ticket when you buy your train ticket and for an extra £2 you can travel free of charge for a whole day on most local bus services to / from the City Centre and anywhere else in the City.
By Cycle or Motorbike
Free cycle racks are available around the outside of the centre. Cycles are not permitted in the centre.
Cycling is good for you and for the environment. It's fast, convenient, gives you freedom and independence. It is reliable and takes you from door to door.
To view local cycle routes on the National Cycle Network, set up and co-ordinated by Sustrans, the UK’s leading sustainable transport charity, click here.
National Route 5 passes intu Potteries and follows useful greenways through the centre of Stoke-on-Trent using canal towpaths and disused railways.
A free Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme cycling map can be downloaded or ordered from Stoke-on-Trent City Council.
Cycle parking is available on Quadrant Road just off Route 5, opposite the entrances to the car park and in Town Road.
We always advise that you double-check your travel arrangements with the transport providers, before setting off to intu Potteries.