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Stockport (SK12)

The SK12 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Cheshire, and contains a total of 1528 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the SK12 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow which come under the local authority of the Cheshire East Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 33% of people in SK12 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 SK12 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

SK12 is a postcode district in the Stockport district of England. It is located to the east of central Stockport and south of Manchester city centre. It covers the town of Poynton, and part of the smaller towns and villages of Adlington, Woodford, Bramhall and Hazel Grove.

The area is served by two motorways, the M60 and the M62, and is well connected to other major cities and towns in the North West of England. The area has good access to several rail stations, with train services to Stockport, Manchester and other nearby destinations.

The area is a popular place to live, with a variety of housing types and a wide range of amenities for residents, including good shops, leisure facilities, and schools. It is relatively affordable compared to many other areas in Greater Manchester.

The area is well known for its historical parks, such as Bramall Hall and Poynton Park. Poynton Park is Grade II* listed and features a grade I-listed house, and several Grade II listed buildings. The area is also home to various nature reserves, including Woodford Nature Reserve and a number of sites of special scientific interest.

The area is a popular tourist destination, and has a thriving cultural scene. It hosts various festivals throughout the year, such as the Poynton Festival and the Macclesfield Canal Festival. It also has a range of local businesses, such as shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs.

The area is also home to some of the best independent schools in the region, such as Hazel Grove High School and Poynton Music School. In addition, Stockport's main hospital is located in the district, providing medical services to the local community.

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  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SK12 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 33%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 33% 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

SK12 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 CodeSK12
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameCheshire East 002
LSOA NameCheshire East 002C
Local AuthorityCheshire East
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

SK12 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK12, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Hague Bar
Higher Disley
Higher Poynton
High Lane
Hope Green
Lane Ends
New Mills
Browse Postcodes in SK12

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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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