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Chester (CH43)

The CH43 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 1075 individual postcodes.

There are 8 electoral wards in the CH43 postcode area, including Bagillt, Birkenhead, Buckley, Chester, Deeside, Ellesmere Port, Flint, Holywell, Mold, Neston, Prenton, Wallasey, Wirral which come under the local authority of the Wirral Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in CH43 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CH43 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

CH43 is an area of Chester located in the northwest of England. It covers parts of the suburbs of Ellesmere Port, Great Sutton, Neston and Chester itself, with a total population of approximately 18,000. It is largely a suburban area, with family homes being the most common property type, although there is also some office space and industrial units located in the area.

The area is well-connected by road and rail, and there is easy access to the M56, making commuting to cities such as Liverpool and Manchester both easy and convenient. The local railway station, Ellesmere Port, connects commuters to Liverpool and other areas of Cheshire. Local amenities include supermarkets, banks, gyms and leisure centres, as well as independent stores and restaurants.

Schools in the area include Cheshire Oaks High School, West Park Primary School, and Great Sutton Primary School. Ellesmere Port is also home to the University of Chester's University Centre. Parks, nature reserves and leisure centres such as Stanney Oaks Leisure Centre are also on hand for recreational activities.

The area is also popular with families due to its local lakes and onsite golf courses. Other attractions include the nearby historic Chester Zoo, as well as Chester Racecourse and the world-famous Blacon Adventure Park.

In terms of industries, the area is home to a range of companies, from small factories to large multinationals. There is a local emphasis on manufacturing and engineering, with companies such as Merseyside-based Norcros and aerospace giant BAE Systems based in the area. There are also a number of local employers such as Avon Products UK, and retail stores such as Asda, making it an attractive place for employees to live and work.

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  • 85%WORKING

15% of people in CH43 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 17%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 34%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 94%WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Merseyside

CH43 is located in the county of Merseyside, in England.

Merseyside has a total population of 1,406,400, making it the 9th largest county in the UK.

Merseyside has a total area of 250 square miles, and a population density of 2174 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Merseyside Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCH43
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 024
LSOA NameWirral 024E
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CH43 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH43, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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