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Chester (CH44)

The CH44 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 901 individual postcodes.

There are 3 electoral wards in the CH44 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, 11% of people in CH44 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 CH44 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CH44 postcode in the Chester district is an outward-facing code that encompasses the areas of Birkenhead, Wallasey, New Ferry, Bebington, Prenton, and Upton, covering a total of approximately 10.6 square miles.

The vast majority of the postcode is located in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral and falls within the Wallasey Parliamentary constituency. The area is serviced by three railway stations; Birkenhead Park, Claughton, and Hamilton Square, as well as regular ferry services between Birkenhead and Liverpool.

In terms of education, the area has a number of nursery schools, primary schools, and secondary schools, such as Woodchurch High School, Bebington High Sports College, and West Kirby Grammar School. There are a wide range of businesses operating in the area, spanning a variety of industries such as finance, IT, retail, and leisure. The area is also well served with amenities, such as numerous parks, libraries, and other leisure facilities.

Those who live in the CH44 postcode area of Chester can take advantage of a variety of cultural attractions. This includes regular art exhibitions at the Williamson Art Gallery, exhibitions at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, and various live events at the Floral Pavilion Theatre. The numerous green spaces, such as Birkenhead Park, Central Park, and Egerton Park, provide ample opportunities for relaxation.

The area is well-connected, with easy access to the larger cities of Liverpool and Manchester. The local bus and train network links local communities, making it easy for residents to get around.

Residents of the area benefit from all the advantages of living in a rural area, while still having access to all the attractions of a larger city. With its stunning landscapes, excellent amenities, and thriving business culture, the CH44 postcode area of Chester is a popular choice for both young professionals and families alike.

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  • 85%WORKING

15% of people in CH44 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 11%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 38%DE

According to census records, 11% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Merseyside

CH44 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 CodeCH44
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 005
LSOA NameWirral 005C
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CH44 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH44, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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