Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, The Dudson Centre, The Cafe & The Dudson Museum are closed to the public from 05/11/2020 until further notice.

For more information please use the contact us page.

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 community office space.



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

Due to the current COVID-19 Situation the Dudson Museum will be closed until further notice. 

Step through the door of the Grade ll listed bottle oven to view the Dudson Ceramics Collection and trace the fascinating history and important heritage of the Dudson company, a unique, family ceramics business with a proud tradition of quality.  Spanning three centuries, the Dudson story and exhibits are displayed on two floors and range from Staffordshire figures to hotel-ware.

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



Dudson Café

Due to the current COVID-19 Situation the Dudson Café will be closed until further notice. 

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 soup 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  coffee? You'll find a warm welcome and delicious food in the Dudson Cafe.


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The Dudson Centre - Catering services


Dudson Catering

Due to the current COVID-19 Situation the Dudson Catering services will be closed until further notice. 
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