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Chester (CH6)

The CH6 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Flintshire, and contains a total of 524 individual postcodes.

There are 21 electoral wards in the CH6 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, 13% of people in CH6 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 CH6 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CH6 postcode covers mainly the suburbs of Chester including Blacon, Boughton, and Great Boughton, and parts of neighboring villages such as Farndon, Huntington and Guilden Sutton.

The main attractions in the CH6 postcode are the historic city of Chester, which has a large selection of entertainment, shops, and restaurants; as well as the nearby Delamere Forest, a large ancient woodland that is an ideal spot for family activities such as cycling, walking and canoeing, plus regular play activities for children.

The postcode is served by two railway stations - Chester and Bache - as well as regular bus services, and numerous taxi firms are based in the city.

Schools in the postcode area include The King's School in Chester, Booth British Primary School in Broughton, Newtown Primary School in Newtown, The Firs Primary School in Guilden Sutton, and Farndon Primary School.

In terms of amenities, Blacon and Boughton both have leisure centres, and a range of shopping opportunities, including two supermarkets in Boughton. Residents also have access to a number of restaurants and pubs in the area, plus a number of outdoor spaces such as Blacon Adventure Playground and Crook Lane Nature Reserve.

Other local attractions include Chester Racecourse, which is renowned as the oldest racecourse still in use in the world, a great selection of museums and galleries, and Chester Zoo.

TheCH6 postcode provides a great selection of activities and facilities to suit all ages and lifestyles, making it a popular choice for people wishing to relocate or holidays.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in CH6 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 13%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 35%DE

According to census records, 13% 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%.

CH Postcode Wall Map


The county of Flintshire

CH6 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 CodeCH6
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameFlintshire 004
LSOA NameFlintshire 004B
Local AuthorityFlintshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified

CH6 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH6, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Flint (Y Fflint)
Flint Mountain
Halkyn (Helygain)
Halkyn Mountain
Helygain (Halkyn)
Mount Pleasant
Nant y Flint
Pentre Halkyn
Y Fflint (Flint)
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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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