The Dudson Centre

We provide attractive, modern office and meeting facilities for the voluntary and community sector. Located in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent and with a unique setting that echoes the rich local heritage of the Potteries, The Dudson Centre offers excellent amenities and a wide variety of client services, including catering. 

The centre is managed by VAST, the local solutions experts for the voluntary and community sector, so we understand client needs and know how to make you feel at home.

The Dudson Centre
The Dudson Centre - Office space

Office Space

Need a brand new workplace? Or perhaps you've outgrown your existing office? 

We can help. With subsidised office space for voluntary and community groups, charities and social enterprises, you'll find prices starting from just £63.50 per sq.m. 

We'll help you choose an office that matches your needs exactly, and we can also provide virtual office space as well.

Eighteen voluntary and community organisations currently enjoy our unique setting and facilities.  If you'd like to join us, why not get in touch today? 

Meeting Rooms

Are you looking for the right location for an important meeting? 

We have 3 modern, spacious meeting rooms available for hire, each one fully equipped with a smart-board, projector and a laptop. 

Our rooms can accommodate up to 48 delegates and are available for morning, afternoon and evening sessions.

Rooms can be set up to meet your exact requirements, and we'll also provide a free facilitators' pack to make sure every meeting runs smoothly. 

The Dudson Centre - Meeting rooms
The Dudson Centre - The Dudson Museum

Dudson Museum

Discover over 200 years of Stoke-on-Trent's pottery history, thanks to Dudson, the oldest family-run business in the ceramic tableware industry. 

Explore the original Dudson factory courtyard and step inside a Grade II listed bottle oven. View the collection and trace the fascinating history of the Dudson company from 1800 to the present day. 

With free entry and helpful staff, the museum is a must-see for any visitor. 

Dudson Café

Hungry? Or maybe you just fancy a good cup of real coffee?

The Dudson Cafe serves simple, tasty, wholesome food in a relaxed and friendly environment. With daily soups choices and regular specials, our menu has something for everyone.

Why not pop in for a snack before a meeting, catch up with friends or just relax with a newspaper and a coffee? You'll find a warm welcome and delicious food in the Dudson Cafe. 

The Dudson Centre - The Dudson Cafe
The Dudson Centre - Catering services

Dudson Catering

The Dudson Cafe can also provide delicious buffets for local delivery, with prices starting from just £3.00 per person.

If you're after something a bit different or that extra special touch, we can tailor our menu to meet your needs.

For specific menu preferences, please get in touch and we'll be happy to discuss your requirements.


Our Community

Our sister centre in Stafford is The Hub and, like us, it's home to a variety of voluntary and community groups, charities and social enterprises.

The Hub is a collaborative environment that aims to promote a robust, sustainable voluntary sector in Staffordshire. Fifteen different organisations call The HUB ‘home’, including: Citizens Advice, SSAFA Staffordshire, Home-Start Stafford & District, and New Directions Support.

The Dudson Centre - The Hub in Stafford