Commercial property in Stratford
Stafford is the administrative and judicial heart of Staffordshire in the West Midlands. It is the fourth largest town in the county with a population of 63,681. The town lies 16 miles north of Wolverhampton and 24 miles north-west of Birmingham.
Stafford is accessed via junctions 13 and 14 of the M6 motorway, while the A34 runs through its centre and links it directly to Stoke-on-Trent. The A518 connects the town with Telford and is the main route to the famous Alton Towers theme park. Stafford railway station is a major hub.
While shoe-making has been recorded in the town as far back as 1476, recent times have seen electrical engineering taking prominence. Companies such as Siemens, English Electric and GEC have all operated sites in the town.