Welcome to Caverswall Parish Council website

Our website aims to keep the community informed of all the local events and provide a line of communication with the parish council.

Caverswall is a parish and village of approximately 1,000 people situated in the south west of Staffordshire Moorlands and to the south east of the conurbation of Stoke-on-Trent, known as “The Potteries”. It is made up of two areas Caverswall and Cookshill.

Caverswall Village Peacock SignThe name Caverswall is thought to have its origins in the Saxon words Cafhere, a personal noun, and Waelle, which meant spring or well. By the time of the Domesday Book the village was called Caureswelle.

Caverswall has two churches – St Peters C of E Church and St Filumenas RC Church, two primary schools named after the two churches, two public houses – The Red House and The Auctioneers Arms, which is a community owned pub, and we even have a Castle, which is privately owned and not open to the public. There is also a Wesleyan Chapel which is no longer used.

Foxfield Railway is on the edge of our Parish and runs heritage Steam Traction along the former Branch line to Foxfield Colliery in the neighbouring village of Dilhorne.