A lot of Longton sits in a protected Conservation Area, so some amazing period properties and truly beautiful Edwardian buildings still exist. Conveniently situated, Longton has a railway and bus station which help with commuting within the city and around the UK, making the area an excellent base to live if you have to travel for work or just enjoy a drive. As Longton is affordable, residents find their budget goes much further. Longton offers a loaded variety of startup new retail businesses and the big branded stores established in The Strand, Longton’s main shopping street, and in the Market Street to make it accessible for all customers. Longton’s Victorian indoor market also provides a more traditional retail experience boasting eighty-three stalls, and there is also a large retail park with a large car park where you will find Tesco, Argos, Next, Curry’s PC World, Smyth’s Toys, Halfords and Pets at Home.