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Bentilee is located between the towns of Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent’s City Centre) and Longton.  The area was originally built based on designs for “Garden Cities” such as Welwyn Garden City and 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 11/11A and 12 that run between Hanley and Longton and are operated by First.  There is also a new service linking Bentilee to Lymedale Business Park in Newcastle, where a number of large distribution companies are based.  For more information please visit First’s 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

The Discovery Academy                -

Stoke Studio College

Health Facilities

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

Moss Green Surgery

Potteries Medical Centre

Shops

There are 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 on Dawlish Drive.

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

Treehouse Children’s Centre offers a number of services for families with children.

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

Rosy Cheeks is a day nursery located on Beverley 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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