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Victorian pottery to re-open after £9million revamp

The pottery was renovated for £9million Credit: ITV News Central

The UK's last working Victorian pottery factory will reopen to the public today after a £9million revamp.

Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent was set to close in 2011, but after being bought by the Prince's Restoration Trust, a three-year redevelopment project has secured it for the future.

It is the last working Victorian pottery factory in the UK Credit: ITV News Central

Prince Charles arrives in Stoke-on-Trent

Prince Charles was last in Stoke-on-Trent in January 2013. Credit: ITV News Central

The Prince of Wales has returned to Stoke-on-Trent to see the progress being made by his charities, in an effort to regenerate the city.

He began his visit in The Co-Operative Academy in Tunstall, where he met graduates, pupils and youth leaders.

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