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Bentilee is located between the towns of Hanley (the City Centre of Stoke-on-Trent) and Longton. The area was originally built based on designs for 'Garden Cities' (such as Welwyn Garden City) so open space and greenery is a feature of the area. Bentilee is also next to Parkhall Country Park, which is Stoke-on-Trent’s only National Nature Reserve and also a site of Special Scientific Interest.

Transport

Bentilee is well served by bus services 11, 12 and 12A which run between Hanley and Longton and are operated by First Potteries. Service 4 links Hanley with Lymedale Business Park in Newcastle, where a number of distribution companies are based. For more information visit the First Potteries website

Schools

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Bentilee benefits from a range of local schools catering from ages 4 to 16.

Bentilee Nursery School

Maple Court Academy

St Maria Goretti Catholic Academy

The Discovery Academy                -

Health Facilities

There are an excellent range of health facilities in the area including:

Moss Green Surgery

Potteries Medical Centre

Shops

There is a good variety of local independent shops in the area alongside larger retailers such as the Co-op and Heron Foods. A market is held every Tuesday on the car park area at Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre, on Dawlish Drive.

Other Facilities

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Bentilee Library can be found at the Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre (Dawlish Drive).

Bentilee Volunteers run several groups for local people, a charity shop and a second hand furniture outlet (Brackenfield Avenue).

Treehouse Children’s Centre offers a number of services for families with children (Dawlish Drive).

Tinytoez is a day nursery operating within the Treehouse Children’s Centre (Dawlish Drive).

Rosy Cheeks is a day nursery (Chelmsford Drive).

 

Local Amenities

Berryhill Fields – Local nature reserve and walks

Parkhall Country Park – National Nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest

 

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