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Chester (CH62)

The CH62 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Merseyside, and contains a total of 944 individual postcodes.

There are 12 electoral wards in the CH62 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, 21% of people in CH62 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 CH62 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CH62 postcode is in the Chester district, located in the northwest of England. It is located in the ceremonial counties of Cheshire West and Chester, and Flintshire. The CH62 postcode is a combined postcode with parts of the postcode covering the towns of Heswall and Gayton, the villages of Raby, Thornton Hough, Thingwall Park and Willaston, and the unparished areas of Brimstage and Storeton.

The CH62 postcode is known for its diverse landscapes and the natural beauty it holds. It is home to hills, woodlands, flower meadows and nature reserves and is often popular with visitors and locals alike. The area is also home to many historical monuments and buildings, with many buildings dating back centuries.

The CH62 postcode is home to Heswall, one of the area's largest towns. It is the main shopping centre and has an array of shops, cafes and pubs. It holds annual events such as the Heswall Art Festival, featuring local artists and entertainment for adults and children. It is also home to the 2,500 acre teaching campus of University of Chester. The Chester Zoo is also nearby and is popular with visitors.

The area also has many attractions for young people, such as Adventure World, which is an indoor activity centre, or the Wirral Woods Adventure Park. The CH62 postcode area also has many green spaces and parks, such as Wirral Country Park and Burton Mere Nature Reserve.

Raby and Thornton Hough are two villages located in the CH62 postcode. They both have their own culture and atmosphere, as well as having popular pubs and restaurants. Thornton Hough is particularly popular for its historic thirteenth century church.

The CH62 postcode area has a number of amenities such as churches, primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, banks, and sporting and medical facilities. It is well connected to the motorway networks via the M53 and M56, and is also serviced by buses and trains.

TheCH62 postcode area is a peaceful, tranquil part of the country that holds great natural beauty and is home to countless unique buildings and monuments. It is a great place to visit and experience all that Cheshire and the wider North West has to offer.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in CH62 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 21%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 21% 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

CH62 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 CodeCH62
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameWirral 042
LSOA NameWirral 042E
Local AuthorityWirral
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

CH62 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH62, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bromborough Pool
Eastham Ferry
Lower Bebington
New Ferry
Port Sunlight
St Michael's Hamlet
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