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Chester (CH5)

The CH5 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Flintshire, and contains a total of 1373 individual postcodes.

There are 20 electoral wards in the CH5 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 Flintshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 16% of people in CH5 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 CH5 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

CH5 is a postcode district located in the Chester region of the United Kingdom. The district is mainly residential, containing areas like Blacon, Great Broughton, Saughall, Upton, and part of Boughton which is mainly an industrial area. Alongside these areas, there are several villages such as Pentre, Farndon, and Hawarden which form part of the district.

CH5 has excellent transport links that make it easily accessible to the rest of the country. For instance, Hawarden Railway Station provides direct transport links to Manchester, Liverpool, and Chester, while the nearby A55 roadway offers quick access to North Wales. Chester Railway Station also provides direct connections to major cities like Birmingham and London. Additionally, frequent bus services make it easier for CH5 residents to move around the region.

The district also boasts numerous educational facilities including primary and secondary schools, university colleges, and independent schools. In essence, the area provides numerous educational opportunities for students of all ages.

CH5 is home to a range of leisure activities that make it an attractive place for residents. Among poplar leisure activities are the Cheshire Oaks, a large shopping complex with a variety of shops, restaurants, and a cinema. Additionally, there are several parks, a zoo, and a cycle path. CH5 also has a range of restaurants, cafes and pubs located around the area.

The district is a vibrant and friendly place to live with a variety of amenities and leisure activities. Residents benefit from great transport links to other parts of the country and educational opportunities. The variety of leisure offerings available make it an enjoyable place to call home.

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  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in CH5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 16%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 32%DE

According to census records, 16% 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%.

CH Postcode Wall Map


The county of Flintshire

CH5 is located in the county of Flintshire, in Wales.

Flintshire has a total population of 154,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Flintshire has a total area of 169 square miles, and a population density of 352 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Flintshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCH5
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameFlintshire 009
LSOA NameFlintshire 009C
Local AuthorityFlintshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified

CH5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Big Mancot
Connah's Quay
Ewloe Green
Garden Village
Hawarden (Penarlag)
Higher Shotton
Little Mancot
Mancot Royal
The Moor
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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