where is it?......
Street runs from Church Street (the old turnpike road) at the
bottom to the Trent and Mersey Canal and mainline railway at the
top. The top end of Glebe Street also crosses the A500 dual
carriageway which joins many of the Potteries towns to the M6
motorway. The A500 runs parallel to the Trent and Mersey Canal at
On the left is the side of the old Stoke Town Hall, on the right is the Glebe public house and hotel. In the centre is the entrance to the Civic Centre which is connected to the Town Hall.
Once upon a time Aqueduct
Street ran from Glebe Street to an aqueduct which carried the
Newcastle-under-Lyme canal, this canal (long since closed, filled in and
built over) ran from Newcastle, through Stoke (past Minton's and Spode's
factories) and joined the Trent and Mersey Canal at the top of Glebe Street.