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Chester (CH48)

The CH48 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 619 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the CH48 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, 40% of people in CH48 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 CH48 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The CH48 postcode is located in the west of the Chester district in the North West of England. It encompasses several areas including Caldy, Gayton, Heswall, Irby, Neston, Parkgate and Thurstaston. Historically, it was located in the historic county of Cheshire.

Located on the Wirral Peninsula in the Dee Estuary, CH48 is a popular destination and has some excellent amenities. The area provides easy access to the nearby towns and cities of Chester, Liverpool and Birkenhead, and the modern M53 motorway. The area also has good bus and train links, making it an ideal location for both tourists and commuters.

The area is intrinsically linked to the natural environment, with its stunning coastline, rolling hills, woodlands, rivers and wide open green spaces. Within the area of CH48 lies Leasowe and Meols Common, as well as plenty of quaint villages and hamlets. Even today, this is an area of contrast between rural and urban with plenty of choice for shoppers, leisure and recreation.

CH48 is a great area for young families. It boasts of educational institutions, such as West Cheshire College, weatherhill primary academy and St David's Catholic Primary School, all of which promote academic excellence. There are also a range of recreational activities to enjoy including golf, sailing and sailing, and plenty of countryside walks close by.

CH48 is a sought-after area for many people, with its combination of excellent local amenities, excellent transport links and stunning natural beauty. It has a strong community spirit with a number of local non-profit organisations and groups as well. It is also within easy reach of a range of beaches, making it a perfect holiday destination.

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  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in CH48 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 40%AB
  • 47%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 40% 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

CH48 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 CodeCH48
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 026
LSOA NameWirral 026A
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CH48 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH48, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

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