The market town of Stockton-on-Tees lies within County Durham about 10 miles east of Darlington and 21 miles south east of Durham. It can be accessed via the A66(M) and A19 with the former providing access to the A1(M) to the west. Stockton railway station provides regional rail services and Teesside International Airport lies about 8 miles to the south west. The town has recently benefitted from a £65m regeneration of the High Street, which is the widest in the UK.
St Peter's Road lies within a residential area to the south west of the town centre at the junction with Dennison Street. Ropner Park lies within a few minutes' walk providing outdoor recreational facilities and Bowesfield Primary School is within 200 yards of the property.