Contact and Location
The Beeches Care home is situated in Meir which is a suburb in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, situated between Lightwood and Longton.
Stoke on Trent's pottery industry dates back to the mid-17th century, when a small community of farmer-potters was established. They made pots for butter made in Burslem. Hence, Burslem is regarded by many as the 'mother of the potteries'.
Potters started to set up small factories in nearby Hanley, Stoke and Tunstall, as well as Fenton and Longton, and by 1740, a quite substantial industry had grown up here.