Saturday, 15 July 2017

32: Stoke-on-Trent - Uttoxeter

The 32 runs through the heart of Staffordshire from the Potteries to the Moorlands. The full route is hourly Mon-Sat daytimes, with additional journeys running for part of the route. It's operated by First Potteries.


See the current timetable on one of these websites:



The cheapest day ticket valid throughout the full length of the route is the FirstDay Network at £5.50, which is valid valid throughout route 32 and all routes operated by First Potteries.



Stoke-on-Trent










The FirstDay Potteries ticket at £4.00 is valid on the 32 from Hanley Bus Station as far as Cellarhead Crossroads. It's valid for a day on all First buses in their Potteries zone.

If you're travelling beyond Cellarhead, then you need the FirstDay Network at £5.50, which is valid valid throughout route 32 and all routes operated by First Potteries.

If you need to use routes operated by other companies and won't need to go east of Cellarhead Crossroads on the 32, then the multi-operator Smart Day Ticket at £5.30 is for you. It's valid all day in this zone on all buses operated by First, Arriva, D&G, Scraggs and Stanton's.


Stoke Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Stoke-on-Trent, are valid on the 32 from Hanley Bus Station as far as Cellarhead Crossroads.



Hanley, Bus Station (Stand E)


The 32 starts from Stand E at Hanley Bus Station.










Principal bus connections from Hanley Bus Station:
A short bus ride away is Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station. Click here for details and here for live departures.



Hanley, Stop O1/Potteries Way


Buses towards Uttoxeter use stop O1 on Old Hall Street, just outside The Money Shop.


Buses arriving in Hanley drop you off at Potteries Way on the A5008 Bucknall New Road, before proceeding to the Bus Station.










Hanley, St Ann Street/Wellington Road

Hanley, Somerset Road


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Hanley on the left on A5008 Bucknall New Road. Somerset Road, which leads towards the entrance to Northwood Stadium, is on the right.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound




Hanley, Ivy House Road

Bucknall, New Finney Gardens


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop on the left and buses to Hanley stop on the right on A52 Bucknall Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound







Bucknall, Trent Bridge


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Hanley on the left on A52 Werrington Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound






Bucknall, Northfleet Street/Winston Place
Bucknall, Central Avenue


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop in the distance on the right, buses to Hanley on the left on A52 Werrington Road. The Co-op is now an Asda Supermarket.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound







Townsend, Eaves Lane
Townsend, Jessica Grove/Corneville Road
Townsend, Brookhouse Lane
Ash Bank, Ash Bank Road (19)
Ash Bank, Ash Bank Road (101)
Ash Bank, Ash Bank Road (165)

Ash Bank, The Lodge/Ash Bank Hotel


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Stoke on the left on A52 Ash Bank Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound




Werrington, Clough Lane


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, to Stoke on the left on A52 Ash Bank Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound



Werrington, Washerwall Lane/St Philips Church

Werrington, Post Office


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop on the right, to Stoke on the left on A52 Ash Bank Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound








Werrington, Rownall Road


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the left in the far distance, buses to Stoke on the right on A52 Ash Bank Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound



Cellarhead, Southlowe Road
Cellarhead, Moorside High School

Cellarhead, Crossroads


Buses towards Uttoxeter stop here on A52 Kingsley Road, with the crossroads in the distance.
Buses to Stoke stop here on A52 Cellarhead Road, again with the crossroads in the distance.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound



Change here for:


The 16 follows the same route as the 32 between here and Hanley Bus Station, giving you a more frequent service on this section of route. It is operated by D&G however, not First, so if you want to use both services, you'll need a multi-operator ticket.




The FirstDay Potteries ticket at £4.00 is valid on the 32 from Hanley Bus Station as far as Cellarhead Crossroads but no further. It's valid for a day on all First buses in their Potteries zone.

If you're travelling east of Cellarhead, then you need the FirstDay Network at £5.50, which is valid valid throughout route 32 and all routes operated by First Potteries.

If you need to use routes operated by other companies and won't need to go east of Cellarhead Crossroads on the 32, then the multi-operator Smart Day Ticket at £5.30 is for you. It's valid all day in this zone on all buses operated by First, Arriva, D&G, Scraggs and Stanton's.

Stoke Plusbus tickets, bought with train tickets to or from Stoke-on-Trent, are valid on the 32 from Hanley Bus Station as far as Cellarhead Crossroads but no further.


Cellarhead, Homestead Farm/Somerset View
Cellarhead, New Park Farm

Blakeley Lane, Leek Road


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the left in the distance, buses to Stoke on the right on A52 Leek Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound



Blakeley Lane, East View

Kingsley Moor, Greenhead


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Stoke on the left on A52 Leek Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound



Kingsley Moor, Waggon & Horses
Kingsley Moor, Old Chapel
Kingsley Moor, Victoria Cottages
Kingsley Moor, Hollins Lane
Kingsley, Johnson Crescent
Kingsley, Royal Oak
Kingsley, Haste Hill Avenue
Kingsley Holt, Crossroads/Lion & Hounds
Kingsley Holt, Blacksmiths Arms
Cheadle, Foxfield Close
Hammersley Hayes, Donkey Lane
Cheadle, Highfield Avenue
Cheadle, Council Offices



Cheadle Town Centre, Prince George Street


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the left, buses to Stoke on the right on A522 Leek Road. The town centre is in the distance.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound

Cheadle Town Centre, Charles Street


The buses run a one-way loop in central Cheadle, with services in both directions stopping here on A521 Chapel Street.









Cheadle Town Centre, Oak Street

Cheadle Town Centre, Royal Oak Hotel/Natwest Bank


The main stop for buses towards Stoke is this one near the Royal Oak Hotel on A521 High Street.
For buses towards Uttoxeter, walk a bit further northeast along the High Street to this stop by the Natwest Bank.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound

Change here for:










Cheadle Town Centre, St Giles School


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Stoke on the left on A522 Tean Road
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Cheadle, Station Road

Cheadle, Master Potter


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, buses to Stoke in the distance on the left on A522 Tean Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Cheadle, Dandillion Avenue
Mobberley, The Crown
Mobberley, Huntley Lane

Upper Tean, Ship Inn/Water Works


Buses to Uttoxeter stop here by the car park of The Ship pub, while buses to Stoke stop opposite and a bit further north at the Water Works on A522 Cheadle Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Upper Tean, Tenford Lane
Upper Tean, Wentlows Road
Upper Tean, Cheadle Road/Cross Keys

Upper Tean, Post Office


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, to Stoke on the left on A522 High Street.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Lower Tean, Dog & Partridge


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the left, to Stoke on the right on A522 Uttoxeter Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Lower Tean, Teanhurst Road
Checkley, Cranberry Avenue

Checkley, Green Park


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the left in the distance, to Stoke on the right on A522 Uttoxeter Road.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Fole, Co-op Dairy

Beamhurst, The Cock Inn


Buses to Uttoxeter stop on the right, to Stoke on the left on the A522.
Departure board: eastbound, westbound





Beamhurst, The Chapel House
Stramshall, Poppits Lane
Stramshall, Hare & Hounds
Stramshall, Broomyclose Lane
Spath, Arriva Depot/Stanley Crescent


After this stop, most journeys then run direct to Uttoxter Bus Station. The intermediate stops are therefore only served on journeys from Uttoxeter towards Stoke:

The Wharf, Stanley Crescent


Buses to Stoke stop at the brick shelter next to Spar on the left on B5030 Ashbourne Road.
Departure board: westbound





The Wharf, The Fire Station

Departure board: westbound





The Wharf, Cheadle Road
Uttoxeter Town Centre, Wellington Inn

Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station (Stand 4)

The 32 terminates at Stand 4 of Uttoxeter Bus Station, at the northern end of the town centre.





























Major connections from Uttoxeter Bus Station:




The FirstDay Network ticket at £5.50 is valid valid throughout route 32 and all routes operated by First Potteries.




All of the information in this post is correct at the time of writing, but please check the relevant links before travelling.