The Parish includes the village of Hopton three miles north east of Stafford together with two new estates, surrounding farms, agricultural holdings and mobile home sites.
It also includes the Beaconside Campus of the University of Staffordshire, The Weston Road Police Complex, Weston Road High School, the Fire Station, the Staffordshire County Showground, the Staffs Technology Park, Beacon Business Park and Beacon Barracks.
We have a registered battleground in our parish – it is where the Battle of Hopton Heath took place. Hopton is a beautiful village but the population is facing a period of change in the form of HS2 and the building of many houses. The precept for the financial year 2021/ 2022 for a Band D properties is will be £41.36.