About Us

First is the UK's leading bus operator, transporting more than 2.8m passengers around the country every day.

Our Staffordshire operation is part of a regional structure that includes sister depots in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Worcestershire & Herefordshire, Suffolk & Norfolk and Essex.

Staffordshire is famous for its potteries, inland navigations, blast furnaces, mills and various branches of the iron trade. The largest city in Staffordshire is Stoke-on-Trent which is affectionately known the world over as The Potteries, which boasts visitor centres, museums and factory tours. Travel further afield and Staffordshire offers excellent leisure and entertainment facilities including theme parks, forests and gardens.

First is proud to play an important part in keeping Staffordshire moving by providing a comprehensive network of bus services and offering a wide range of ticketing products to suit peoples travel needs.

If you are a resident or a visitor to the city and you are looking to travel around in a safe, comfortable and stress free environment and without having to find a parking space, give the bus a try and travel with us.

We are proud to be the longest established bus operator in the city providing an important link to communities and places of interest.

We hope you find our website to be both interesting and informative, we welcome feedback from all our customers on all the services we provide.

Company details

First Potteries. Registered in England and Wales No. 2291753. Registered office: Westway, Chelmsford, Essex. CM1 3AR