20,493TOTAL POPULATION
8,639HOUSEHOLDS
4.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£27,040AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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CH8 POSTCODE REGION

Chester (CH8)

The CH8 postcode area is located in the Chester postcode town region, within the county of Flintshire, and contains a total of 791 individual postcodes.

There are 84 electoral wards in the CH8 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, 17% of people in CH8 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 CH8 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


CH8 is a postcode within the Chester district in the north-west of England, spanning around 150 square miles. The postcode covers a wide geographical area, including the market towns of Flint, Holywell, Prestatyn, St Asaph and Rhuddlan.

The district is bordered by the River Dee on one side, and by the M56 and M6 motorways on the other. It is just a short drive from the city of Chester and is serviced by excellent road and rail links, making it an ideal area to commute from.

The area is known for its beautiful rolling countryside scenery and rural villages, and rural life is a major part of the CH8 postcode. The district is the perfect spot to get away from it all, with plenty of activities to suit all tastes, from walking and cycling to fishing and bird watching.

The district also provides plenty of opportunities to experience history and culture. Visitors can explore the historic Roman walls in Chester, visit the UNESCO-listed Beeston Castle, and explore the city's world-famous cathedral. The rural charms of Delamere Forest and Hawarden Castle are a must-see.

For foodies, the CH8 postcode also offers a great selection of places to eat, from charming country pubs to quirky cafes. From traditional fish and chips to modern gastro-pubs, there is something to suit everyone's tastes. There are also plenty of farmers markets and independent shops selling local produce.

Education facilities in the area are also excellent, with schools and colleges to suit all ages. For those who love sport, there is a wealth of sports clubs to participate in.

TheCH8 postcode district is an area of great diversity, with something to suit all tastes. Whether you're looking for a rural getaway, a great place to commute to work from, or an area to explore history and culture, it has it all!


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 89%WORKING
  • 11%UNEMPLOYED

11% of people in CH8 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 17%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 30%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CH Postcode Wall Map
CH8Flintshire

Flintshire

The county of Flintshire

CH8 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 CodeCH8
Postal TownChester
MSOA NameFlintshire 003
LSOA NameFlintshire 003E
CountyFlintshire
RegionFlintshire
CountryWales
Local AuthorityFlintshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified

CH8 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CH8, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Afon-wen
Axton
Babell
Bagillt
Berthengam
Bryn Celyn
Brynford
Bwlch
Caerwys
Calcoed
Caldy
Carmel
Catch
Chwitffordd
Croes-wian
Ddol
Dolphin
Ffynnongroyw
Galdlys
Garreg
Garth
Glan-y-don
Glan-yr-afon
Glasdir
Golch
Gorsedd
Greenfield
Greenfield
Gronant
Gwespyr
Halkyn (Helygain)
Halkyn Mountain
Helygain (Halkyn)
Holway
Holywell (Treffynnon)
Lixwm
Llanasa
Llannerch-y-mor
Lloc
Maes-glas
Maes Pennant
Marian
Milwr
Mostyn
Mwdwl-eithin
Mynydd-llan
Naid-y-march
Nant y Flint
Pant
Pantasaph
Pant y Wacco
Pentre Halkyn
Pentre Halkyn
Pen-Uchar Plwyf
Pen-y-Ball Top
Pen-y-cefn
Pen-y-ffordd
Pen-y-maes
Per-ffordd-llan
Picton
Point of Ayr
Pwll-clai
Pwll-melyn
Rhes-y-Cae
Rhewl-fawr
Rhewl-Mostyn
Saith ffynnon
Sarn
Smithy Gate
Sodom
Talacre
Tanlan
Tanlan Banks
Treffynnon
Trelogan
Tre-Mostyn
Waen
Walwen
Walwen
Walwen
Whelston
Whitford
Windmill
Windmill
Ysceifiog
Browse Postcodes in CH8

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (CH) and estimated address.

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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