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Our practice boasts an experienced team of some of the best dentists in Stoke-on-Trent and the Staffordshire Moorlands. Their skills and experience combined enables us to provide the very best that modern dentistry has to offer.

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Our Dentists

Dr Emma Noble

Dr Emma Noble - Principle Dentist

Principle Dentist (GDC Number 229357)

BSc Pharmacology with 1st Class Honours (2007)
BChD Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction (2012)
MJDF Royal college of Surgeons England (2014)

Our principle dentist Emma Noble is one of Cheadle’s own success stories. She grew up in Cheadle and went to school locally. After College she moved to Liverpool where she achieved a First class honours degree in Pharmacology and won an academic award for her outstanding achievement during her course.

Following on from her first degree she gained a place to study dental surgery at the University of Leeds. She spent 5 years acquiring the knowledge and skills to become a talented, empathic, caring dentist and in 2012 she graduated with a distinction in Dental Surgery and won awards for periodontology and radiography.

With great academic success behind her, she moved back to the Staffordshire Moorlands and completed her foundation training in Stoke-on-Trent. Since then she has worked in both NHS and private dentistry and has earned a well-deserved reputation amongst her patients and fellow colleagues.

In 2014 Emma took her dental career to the next level and undertook her Royal College exams to become a member of The Royal College of Surgeons, London.

Emma is an honest, ethical and highly skilled dentist. She excels in cosmetic dentistry, particularly crown and bridge work and her white fillings are a piece of art! You are guaranteed to meet no one more passionate about dentistry than Emma and given the time of day she will rarely talk about nothing more than teeth and aesthetics although she can be easily persuaded to talk about her favourite culinary experiences and holidays!

Emma offers the full range of dental and aesthetic services. She is very experienced in crown and bridge work and is also a provider of Invisalign (clear aligners). She is also trained in conscious sedation and is able to treat anxious patients under intravenous (IV) sedation.

Adding to this list, Emma is an advanced facial aesthetic practitioner and offers the full range of facial aesthetic treatments including anti-wrinkle and filler injections. She mentors other clinicians new to the field of facial aesthetics, regularly updates her training to stay at the forefront of the ever-changing world of facial aesthetics and is trained and competent to deal with complications.

She joined the Avenue as an associate dentist at the start of 2017 and went on to be the principle dentist in June 2018. She always puts her patients needs first and prides herself on developing a caring and genuinely friendly relationship with all of her patients.

Away from the surgery, Emma loves spending time with her daughter Nell and dog Margot, She’s a bit of a gym goer and loves travelling and cooking. Italy is one of her favourite destinations!

Dr Emma Noble

Dr Emma Noble - Principle Dentist

Principle Dentist (GDC Number 229357)

BSc Pharmacology with 1st Class Honours (2007)
BChD Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction (2012)
MJDF Royal college of Surgeons England (2014)

Our principle dentist Emma Noble is one of Cheadle’s own success stories. She grew up in Cheadle and went to school locally. After College she moved to Liverpool where she achieved a First class honours degree in Pharmacology and won an academic award for her outstanding achievement during her course.

Following on from her first degree she gained a place to study dental surgery at the University of Leeds. She spent 5 years acquiring the knowledge and skills to become a talented, empathic, caring dentist and in 2012 she graduated with a distinction in Dental Surgery and won awards for periodontology and radiography.

With great academic success behind her, she moved back to the Staffordshire Moorlands and completed her foundation training in Stoke-on-Trent. Since then she has worked in both NHS and private dentistry and has earned a well-deserved reputation amongst her patients and fellow colleagues.

In 2014 Emma took her dental career to the next level and undertook her Royal College exams to become a member of The Royal College of Surgeons, London.

Emma is an honest, ethical and highly skilled dentist. She excels in cosmetic dentistry, particularly crown and bridge work and her white fillings are a piece of art! You are guaranteed to meet no one more passionate about dentistry than Emma and given the time of day she will rarely talk about nothing more than teeth and aesthetics although she can be easily persuaded to talk about her favourite culinary experiences and holidays!

Emma offers the full range of dental and aesthetic services. She is very experienced in crown and bridge work and is also a provider of Invisalign (clear aligners). She is also trained in conscious sedation and is able to treat anxious patients under intravenous (IV) sedation.

Adding to this list, Emma is an advanced facial aesthetic practitioner and offers the full range of facial aesthetic treatments including anti-wrinkle and filler injections. She mentors other clinicians new to the field of facial aesthetics, regularly updates her training to stay at the forefront of the ever-changing world of facial aesthetics and is trained and competent to deal with complications.

She joined the Avenue as an associate dentist at the start of 2017 and went on to be the principle dentist in June 2018. She always puts her patients needs first and prides herself on developing a caring and genuinely friendly relationship with all of her patients.

Away from the surgery, Emma loves spending time with her daughter Nell and dog Margot, She’s a bit of a gym goer and loves travelling and cooking. Italy is one of her favourite destinations!

Dr Jeremiah Scannell

Dr Jeremiah Scannell - Associate Dentist

Associate Dentist (GDC Number 49850)

BDS NU Ire 1976
DGDP (UK) 1993

Mr Scannell is a highly skilled and knowledgeable individual. He has over 40 years of experience working in both NHS and private dentistry. As the prior principal dentist of The Avenue dentistry, Mr Scannell has established a loyal following of patients and his experience in all aspects of dentistry is invaluable to our team.

In 2018 Mr Scannell made the decision to reduce his clinical responsibilities, stepping down from management to become an associate dentist. This means that he will have more time to spend with his family whilst still being able to enjoy his love of dentistry.

Mr Scannell is an exceptional dentist. He is reliable, trustworthy, ethical and committed to his patients. To put it in our own words “He is a bit of a local legend!” He is highly respected within our local community and very popular with our patients. He always has a story to tell and his patients are guaranteed to leave our practice smiling. Over the years he has laid the foundations to establishing the fabulous team at The Avenue and he is very proud of what he has achieved. From July 2018, Mr Scannell will we be working with us 3 days a week.

Away from the surgery, Mr Scannell enjoys, horse riding and playing golf. He loves going to the theatre and is an avid football follower!

Dr Jeremiah Scannell

Dr Jeremiah Scannell - Associate Dentist

Associate Dentist (GDC Number 49850)

BDS NU Ire 1976
DGDP (UK) 1993

Mr Scannell is a highly skilled and knowledgeable individual. He has over 40 years of experience working in both NHS and private dentistry. As the prior principal dentist of The Avenue dentistry, Mr Scannell has established a loyal following of patients and his experience in all aspects of dentistry is invaluable to our team.

In 2018 Mr Scannell made the decision to reduce his clinical responsibilities, stepping down from management to become an associate dentist. This means that he will have more time to spend with his family whilst still being able to enjoy his love of dentistry.

Mr Scannell is an exceptional dentist. He is reliable, trustworthy, ethical and committed to his patients. To put it in our own words “He is a bit of a local legend!” He is highly respected within our local community and very popular with our patients. He always has a story to tell and his patients are guaranteed to leave our practice smiling. Over the years he has laid the foundations to establishing the fabulous team at The Avenue and he is very proud of what he has achieved. From July 2018, Mr Scannell will we be working with us 3 days a week.

Away from the surgery, Mr Scannell enjoys, horse riding and playing golf. He loves going to the theatre and is an avid football follower!

Dr Rebecca Kelly

Dr Rebecca Kelly - Associate Dentist

Associate Dentist (GDC Number 265448)

BSc Biomedical Science with 1st Class Honours (2010)
BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2016)
MFDS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (2018)

Rebecca joins our practice in September 2018. She has a First Class Honors degree in Biomedical Science from Keele University. Following on from this, she went on to study dental surgery at The University of Birmingham and graduated in 2016.

After a year in general practice she decided to develop her surgical skills further by working as part of the oral surgery and maxillofacial team at The Royal Stoke University Hospital. In 2018, Rebecca decided to return to primary dental care and we are privileged that she chose to join our fabulous team at the Avenue Dentistry.

Rebecca is a highly skilled, talented, caring and enthusiastic dentist. She has an admiral rapport with her patient’s and is highly regarded amongst her colleagues and patients to be a passionate and conscientious dentist.  She works part time at the practice and offers all aspects of general dentistry. She always endeavours to provide the best quality of care and treatment to her patients. She has ambition for high professional accomplishment and is looking to develop her skills in orthodontics and facial aesthetics later this year.

Outside of dentistry Rebecca loves yoga and going for country walks with her dogs.

Dr Rebecca Kelly

Dr Rebecca Kelly - Associate Dentist

Associate Dentist (GDC Number 265448)

BSc Biomedical Science with 1st Class Honours (2010)
BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2016)
MFDS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (2018)

Rebecca joins our practice in September 2018. She has a First Class Honors degree in Biomedical Science from Keele University. Following on from this, she went on to study dental surgery at The University of Birmingham and graduated in 2016.

After a year in general practice she decided to develop her surgical skills further by working as part of the oral surgery and maxillofacial team at The Royal Stoke University Hospital. In 2018, Rebecca decided to return to primary dental care and we are privileged that she chose to join our fabulous team at the Avenue Dentistry.

Rebecca is a highly skilled, talented, caring and enthusiastic dentist. She has an admiral rapport with her patient’s and is highly regarded amongst her colleagues and patients to be a passionate and conscientious dentist.  She works part time at the practice and offers all aspects of general dentistry. She always endeavours to provide the best quality of care and treatment to her patients. She has ambition for high professional accomplishment and is looking to develop her skills in orthodontics and facial aesthetics later this year.

Outside of dentistry Rebecca loves yoga and going for country walks with her dogs.

Dr Alexander Wright

Dr Alexander Wright - Implant Dentist

Implant Dentist (GDC Number 228709)

BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2012)
MFDS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (2016)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced dental Implantology

Alex qualified from the University of Manchester’s Dental School in 2012.  He has worked as a staff grade oral surgeon in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Royal Stoke Hospital as well as in several NHS and private dental practices over the past 6 years. Alex is a great asset to our team here at The Avenue Dentistry as he is very skilled and experienced in oral surgery.

Alex’s work at The Avenue Dentistry will be focused on advanced oral surgery procedures. This will include the placement and restoration of dental Implants. With years of surgical training and experience under his belt, our patients will feel confident that they are in safe and competent hands.

Alex is very popular with our patients. His kind, empathic nature puts patients at ease and makes them feel relaxed about otherwise daunting surgical procedures. He is highly skilled and loves to get involved with intricate dental work.

Alex is also trained in conscious sedation and is able to offer implant placement under IV sedation. This offers a great opportunity for anxious patients to undergo dental treatment without worry.

His commitment to the future of dentistry is demonstrated through his position as treasurer for the local British Dental Association (BDA) Stoke and Stafford Section which organises local events and training and offers support for other dentists in our area.

In his spare time, he likes the great outdoors, as well as playing football and squash.

Dr Alexander Wright

Dr Alexander Wright - Implant Dentist

Implant Dentist (GDC Number 228709)

BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery (2012)
MFDS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (2016)
Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced dental Implantology

Alex qualified from the University of Manchester’s Dental School in 2012.  He has worked as a staff grade oral surgeon in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Royal Stoke Hospital as well as in several NHS and private dental practices over the past 6 years. Alex is a great asset to our team here at The Avenue Dentistry as he is very skilled and experienced in oral surgery.

Alex’s work at The Avenue Dentistry will be focused on advanced oral surgery procedures. This will include the placement and restoration of dental Implants. With years of surgical training and experience under his belt, our patients will feel confident that they are in safe and competent hands.

Alex is very popular with our patients. His kind, empathic nature puts patients at ease and makes them feel relaxed about otherwise daunting surgical procedures. He is highly skilled and loves to get involved with intricate dental work.

Alex is also trained in conscious sedation and is able to offer implant placement under IV sedation. This offers a great opportunity for anxious patients to undergo dental treatment without worry.

His commitment to the future of dentistry is demonstrated through his position as treasurer for the local British Dental Association (BDA) Stoke and Stafford Section which organises local events and training and offers support for other dentists in our area.

In his spare time, he likes the great outdoors, as well as playing football and squash.

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Our Dental Nurses

Mrs Susan Walters

Susan Walters - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 106739)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2005
LCCIEB Level 3 NVQ in administration 2002

Sue has worked at the Avenue for over 18 years. Having started out as a receptionist, Sue’s interests in Dentistry progressed and led to her gaining her official dental nursing qualification in 2005. Her longstanding service reflects her honest and true commitment to The Avenue and we feel very lucky to have her.

We understand that visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience. Over the years, Sue has formed authentic relationships with many of our loyal patients who always feel reassured to see a familiar and friendly face. She puts people at ease, cracks a few jokes and if you’re luckily you may hear her Yorkshire twang!

She works alongside our dentists in surgery and also helps out on reception.  Sue is a fantastic and well organised Nurse. She is informative and caring and always acts in our patient’s best interests. She says she enjoys the variety of her role because no two days are ever the same.

Sue also has a level three NVQ in administration.

In her spare time, Sue loves nothing more than spending time with her family, socialising with her friends and travelling the world.

Mrs Susan Walters

Susan Walters - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 106739)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2005
LCCIEB Level 3 NVQ in administration 2002

Sue has worked at the Avenue for over 18 years. Having started out as a receptionist, Sue’s interests in Dentistry progressed and led to her gaining her official dental nursing qualification in 2005. Her longstanding service reflects her honest and true commitment to The Avenue and we feel very lucky to have her.

We understand that visiting the dentist can be a daunting experience. Over the years, Sue has formed authentic relationships with many of our loyal patients who always feel reassured to see a familiar and friendly face. She puts people at ease, cracks a few jokes and if you’re luckily you may hear her Yorkshire twang!

She works alongside our dentists in surgery and also helps out on reception.  Sue is a fantastic and well organised Nurse. She is informative and caring and always acts in our patient’s best interests. She says she enjoys the variety of her role because no two days are ever the same.

Sue also has a level three NVQ in administration.

In her spare time, Sue loves nothing more than spending time with her family, socialising with her friends and travelling the world.

Laura Probyn

Laura Probyn - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 106878)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2005

Laura is a qualified dental nurse. Since joining The Avenue in 2003 she has worked alongside our fabulous dentists past and present for over 15 years. She is a very popular nurse with both our patients and her colleagues and always goes above and beyond to ensure our patients receive excellent dental care.

Laura is a highly experienced and respected nurse. She assists with all aspects of dentistry and helps out on reception. She is our nominated Cross-infection lead and excels in ensuring our surgery stays at the head of current guidance and legislation.

Laura’s loyal and long-standing service signifies the great team we have here at The Avenue dentistry and Laura is very much at the heart of it. She has a wealth of knowledge, uses her initiative and has excellent communication skills. She says the most enjoyable aspects of her job are helping our patients and getting to know everyone on an individual basis.

In her spare time Laura likes walking her dogs and going on holiday.

Laura Probyn

Laura Probyn - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 106878)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2005

Laura is a qualified dental nurse. Since joining The Avenue in 2003 she has worked alongside our fabulous dentists past and present for over 15 years. She is a very popular nurse with both our patients and her colleagues and always goes above and beyond to ensure our patients receive excellent dental care.

Laura is a highly experienced and respected nurse. She assists with all aspects of dentistry and helps out on reception. She is our nominated Cross-infection lead and excels in ensuring our surgery stays at the head of current guidance and legislation.

Laura’s loyal and long-standing service signifies the great team we have here at The Avenue dentistry and Laura is very much at the heart of it. She has a wealth of knowledge, uses her initiative and has excellent communication skills. She says the most enjoyable aspects of her job are helping our patients and getting to know everyone on an individual basis.

In her spare time Laura likes walking her dogs and going on holiday.

Sara Beardmore

Sara Beardmore - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 107218)

Verified experience in Dental Nursing 2007

Sara joined the Avenue back in 1985 after leaving school. With over 33 years of experience, it’s safe to say she loves her job! Her long-term commitment and loyalty to the Avenue reflects our team ethos that we care about our staff just as much as our patients. Sara is an integral part to our team and we feel honoured to have her as part of The Avenue family.

Sara completed her training in house and works alongside all our dentists as well as on reception. She is a fantastic nurse. She’s organised, compassionate, has excellent communication skills and is dedicated to ensuring our patients receive the best quality of dental care.

Sara loves getting involved with smile design and complex restorative work. She says “the buzz she get’s when a patients first see’s their new smile for the first time is priceless!”. It goes without saying that one of her favourite aspects of her job is seeing patients leave us with a smile on their face and new-found confidence.

Our patients love the fact that Sara is a familiar face in our practice. She is always full of energy and greets everyone who walks through our doors with a smile. Having worked at the practice for over 33 years, her years of service reflect her longstanding commitment to establishing a successful dental practice and more importantly establishing a loyal following of patients, many of whom she knows personally.

When she’s not at work Sara enjoys holidays and going to the gym.

Sara Beardmore

Sara Beardmore - Dental Nurse

Dental Nurse (GDC Number 107218)

Verified experience in Dental Nursing 2007

Sara joined the Avenue back in 1985 after leaving school. With over 33 years of experience, it’s safe to say she loves her job! Her long-term commitment and loyalty to the Avenue reflects our team ethos that we care about our staff just as much as our patients. Sara is an integral part to our team and we feel honoured to have her as part of The Avenue family.

Sara completed her training in house and works alongside all our dentists as well as on reception. She is a fantastic nurse. She’s organised, compassionate, has excellent communication skills and is dedicated to ensuring our patients receive the best quality of dental care.

Sara loves getting involved with smile design and complex restorative work. She says “the buzz she get’s when a patients first see’s their new smile for the first time is priceless!”. It goes without saying that one of her favourite aspects of her job is seeing patients leave us with a smile on their face and new-found confidence.

Our patients love the fact that Sara is a familiar face in our practice. She is always full of energy and greets everyone who walks through our doors with a smile. Having worked at the practice for over 33 years, her years of service reflect her longstanding commitment to establishing a successful dental practice and more importantly establishing a loyal following of patients, many of whom she knows personally.

When she’s not at work Sara enjoys holidays and going to the gym.

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Our Support Staff

Michelle Kilgariff

Michelle Kilgariff - Practice Manager

Practice Manager (GDC Number 226124)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2011
Certificate in topical fluoride application 2016
Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing NEBDN 2017

2018 see’s the appointment of a Practice Manager at The Avenue Dentistry and we are thrilled to announce that Michelle will be joining our team!

Michelle has an exceptional level of clinical knowledge and extensive experience in NHS and private dentistry and has previously worked alongside Emma at another practice. When the opportunity arose, Michelle simply couldn’t wait to join us!

Michelle is confident, approachable, knowledgeable and helpful. She has a natural flare with patients and interacts with them on a level that is admirable. Her caring and thoughtful personality makes her exceedingly popular with both our staff and patients. A real team player, Michelle helps with the day to day running of the practice. Not only does she deal with clinical work, she also interacts with suppliers, acts as a liaison between the dental laboratories and the clinicians and motivates other staff members to recognise their skills and fulfil their potential.

She always goes beyond the call of duty to meet our patient’s expectations. This may be in the form of holding a patient’s hand during a stressful time, helping a patient up the stairs or by telephoning a patient the day after having sedation to check they are feeling ok. Michelle is regarded as a highly valued member of staff, she is a pleasure to work with and an inspiration to both our team and patients.

Michelle began her dental career as a dental nurse. As a result of her eagerness to learn and develop herself professionally she acquired additional skills including; Topical Fluoride Application and Dental Sedation Nursing. She is currently enrolled on a NEBDN radiography course and hopes to complete this later on this year. In addition to her role as Practice manager, Michelle is our IV sedation lead at the practice.

When she’s not at work, Michelle enjoys copious amounts of shopping, eating out and holidays.

Michelle Kilgariff

Michelle Kilgariff - Practice Manager

Practice Manager (GDC Number 226124)

National Certificate in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2011
Certificate in topical fluoride application 2016
Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing NEBDN 2017

2018 see’s the appointment of a Practice Manager at The Avenue Dentistry and we are thrilled to announce that Michelle will be joining our team!

Michelle has an exceptional level of clinical knowledge and extensive experience in NHS and private dentistry and has previously worked alongside Emma at another practice. When the opportunity arose, Michelle simply couldn’t wait to join us!

Michelle is confident, approachable, knowledgeable and helpful. She has a natural flare with patients and interacts with them on a level that is admirable. Her caring and thoughtful personality makes her exceedingly popular with both our staff and patients. A real team player, Michelle helps with the day to day running of the practice. Not only does she deal with clinical work, she also interacts with suppliers, acts as a liaison between the dental laboratories and the clinicians and motivates other staff members to recognise their skills and fulfil their potential.

She always goes beyond the call of duty to meet our patient’s expectations. This may be in the form of holding a patient’s hand during a stressful time, helping a patient up the stairs or by telephoning a patient the day after having sedation to check they are feeling ok. Michelle is regarded as a highly valued member of staff, she is a pleasure to work with and an inspiration to both our team and patients.

Michelle began her dental career as a dental nurse. As a result of her eagerness to learn and develop herself professionally she acquired additional skills including; Topical Fluoride Application and Dental Sedation Nursing. She is currently enrolled on a NEBDN radiography course and hopes to complete this later on this year. In addition to her role as Practice manager, Michelle is our IV sedation lead at the practice.

When she’s not at work, Michelle enjoys copious amounts of shopping, eating out and holidays.

Nicky Jaram

Nicky Jaram - Dental Receptionist

Dental Receptionist

Nicky is the newest addition to our family here at the Avenue dentistry and we are thrilled to have her on board. Nicky has over 36 years of experience as a dental receptionist and has previously worked alongside Emma at another practice for 6 years prior to joining us. 

For our patients, meeting Nicky will be memorable. She is confident, approachable knowledgeable and helpful. She will make you smile even in the most stressful of circumstances. Her knowledge of dentistry is exceptional, and she always goes above and beyond to deliver the best care to our patients.

Nicky is very much at the heart of The Avenue Dentistry. Her presence alone creates a calming aurora and her bubbly personality is a comforting reassurance that makes a trip to the dentist a much more pleasant and less daunting experience She is highly thought of by her colleagues and we are confident our patients will love her!

Away from the surgery, Nicky loves spending time with her family and she is a fabulous cook.

Nicky Jaram

Nicky Jaram - Dental Receptionist

Dental Receptionist

Nicky is the newest addition to our family here at the Avenue dentistry and we are thrilled to have her on board. Nicky has over 36 years of experience as a dental receptionist and has previously worked alongside Emma at another practice for 6 years prior to joining us. 

For our patients, meeting Nicky will be memorable. She is confident, approachable knowledgeable and helpful. She will make you smile even in the most stressful of circumstances. Her knowledge of dentistry is exceptional, and she always goes above and beyond to deliver the best care to our patients.

Nicky is very much at the heart of The Avenue Dentistry. Her presence alone creates a calming aurora and her bubbly personality is a comforting reassurance that makes a trip to the dentist a much more pleasant and less daunting experience She is highly thought of by her colleagues and we are confident our patients will love her!

Away from the surgery, Nicky loves spending time with her family and she is a fabulous cook.

“I’ve had lip fillers with Dr Emma Noble several times over the past few years. She’s extremely knowledgeable, patient and caring. I wouldn’t trust anyone else”.

Michelle

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The Avenue Dentistry
2 The Avenue
Cheadle
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST10 1EG