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Chester (CH66)

The CH66 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Cheshire, and contains a total of 1013 individual postcodes.

There are 6 electoral wards in the CH66 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 Cheshire West and Chester Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 20% of people in CH66 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 CH66 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The CH66 postcode district is in the Chester district of Cheshire, situated in the North West of England. It covers an area of approximately 12 square miles, stretching between the A41 and the A55 highways, with a population density of 1,685 people per square mile.

The postcode district is centred around the Westerleigh area of Ellesmere Port and the area of Little Sutton,in the north-east corner of Ellesmere Port. The area is bounded to the south by Chester city centre, to the north by the Wirral peninsula, to the east by the River Dee, and to the west by the Mersey estuary. The postcode district is composed mostly of residential areas with some light industry. Areas of the postcode area include Cheshire Oaks Retail Park, Stanlow Industrial Estate, a large part of the Eastham suburb, and Ellesmere Port Boat Museum.

The district is well-served by transport links, with the M53 motorway running through the area, providing access to both the Wirral and Liverpool. Chester station also provides access to Liverpool and Manchester in one direction, and Wales in the other direction.

CH66 has a number of schools in the area, including Stanney Grange Primary School, St Barnabas CE Primary School, St Werburgh's C of E Primary School, Westminster Primary School, Primrose Hill Primary School and Christ Church Primary School. There are also a number of secondary schools in the postcode district, including Eastham High School and St James High School.

The district is home to some fantastic leisure activities, from the nearby Chester Zoo and Cheshire Oaks Retail Park to the historic canals and rivers that flow through the area. Other attractions include the blue planet aquarium and Cheshire's many stately homes. There are also plenty of entertainment and shopping options, with supermarkets, restaurants, pubs and clubs.

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  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in CH66 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 20%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 28%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 Cheshire

CH66 is located in the county of Cheshire, in England.

Cheshire has a total population of 1,048,100, making it the 19th largest county in the UK.

Cheshire has a total area of 904 square miles, and a population density of 447 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Cheshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCH66
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameCheshire West and Chester 025
LSOA NameCheshire West and Chester 025A
Local AuthorityCheshire West and Chester
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CH66 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH66, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Childer Thornton
Great Sutton
Little Sutton
Sutton Green
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