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Chester (CH49)

The CH49 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 763 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the CH49 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, 20% of people in CH49 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 CH49 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CH49 postcode is located in the Wirral peninsula, in the north west of England. It covers a large area, stretching from the Welsh border in the north, past Bebington in the west, to Storeton in the south.

The CH49 postcode is predominantly residential, with a few commercial developments in the area. The vast majority of its population live in rural areas, including the villages of Thornton Hough, Willaston, Heswall, and Neston.

The area is home to some notable landmarks, including Neston Recreation Centre, which is home to a wide range of sport and leisure facilities; the Neston Cricket Club; and Thornton Hough church. The area also boasts some attractive countryside areas, including Wirral Country Park andBebington Goldmine.

The majority of the residents in the CH49 postcode work in retail, hospitality, manufacturing, education and healthcare. The area is fairly well served by public transport, with train stations located in Heswall and Willaston, as well as regular bus services to both Birkenhead and Liverpool.

The CH49 postcode is well connected to the wider county and region, with close proximity to the M53 motorway and the M56. Additionally, the area's proximity to both the River Dee and the Dee Estuary make it an ideal base for outdoor pursuits such as sailing, fishing, and other water sports.

Despite its rural environment, the CH49 postcode is connected to the wider digital world via broadband and superfast fibre broadband. Additionally, the area boasts a range of local shopping facilities, an array of pubs, restaurants and cafes, and plenty of opportunities for leisure activities in the surrounding area.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in CH49 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 20%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 25%DE

According to census records, 20% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 96%WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Merseyside

CH49 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 CodeCH49
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 018
LSOA NameWirral 018D
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CH49 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH49, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Arrowe Hill
Bidston Hill
Saughall Massie
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