Uttoxeter Home Removals
Uttoxeter Home Removals. Uttoxeter (/juːˈtɒksɪtə/ (audio speaker iconlisten) yoo-TOK-si-tə, sometimes locally /ˈʌtʃɪtə/ UTCH-ə-tə) is a market town in Staffordshire, England, 14 miles (23 km) from Burton-on-Trent, 14 miles (23 km) from Stafford, 16 miles (26 km) from Stoke-on-Trent and 20 miles (32 km) from Derby. It is near the Derbyshire border. Uttoxeter Home Removals. The population was 13,089 at the 2011 Census. The town’s literary connections include Samuel Johnson and Mary Howitt. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
Uttoxeter is on the main A50 trunk road. It also has a railway station, opened originally by the North Staffordshire Railway on 2 October 1881 to replace earlier stations. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
The bus stop next to the station runs an hourly service to Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent and Alton Towers. Buses to Stafford run every two hours, those to Burton upon Trent every hour. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
Uttoxeter Home Removals. Uttoxeter was once the terminus of a branch of the Caldon Canal (the Uttoxeter Canal), but most signs of this, apart from an area of Uttoxeter called “The Wharf”, have disappeared, as much of the canal bed was used in the 19th century for the North Staffordshire Railway main line from Uttoxeter to Macclesfield, which has now also disappeared. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
The nearest airport is East Midlands, some 29 miles (47 km) away.
Policing in Uttoxeter is provided from the Staffordshire Police station in Balance Street. HM Prison Dovegate, in the nearby village of Marchington, is a Category B men’s private prison operated by the Serco. Uttoxeter Home Removals. HM Prison Sudbury, just over six miles away beyond the Derbyshire boundary, is operated by HM Prison Service as an Category D men’s open prison. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
The statutory emergency fire and rescue service is provided by the Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service. Uttoxeter Fire Station is in Cheadle Road in the north of the town. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
Uttoxeter Home Removals. Uttoxeter has no hospital. It is served by the nearby Queen’s Hospital in Burton upon Trent, County Hospital in Stafford, University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke-on-Trent and Royal Derby Hospital. There is no ambulance station, but a team of Rapid Response Paramedics is based here and supported by volunteer Community first responders. Uttoxeter Home Removals.
The utility firm South Staffordshire Water manages Uttoxeter’s drinking water and Severn Trent its waste water. Uttoxeter Home Removals.