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Stockport (SK2)

The SK2 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Greater Manchester, and contains a total of 865 individual postcodes.

There are 13 electoral wards in the SK2 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow which come under the local authority of the Stockport Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 20% of people in SK2 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 SK2 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

SK2 is a postcode district for Stockport, in the UK. It is covered by the Stockport post town, and is located in the SK postcode area.

SK2 covers the town of Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme, as well as Heaton Chapel, Heaton Mersey and Heaton Moor. It is on the border with Derbyshire, and is surrounded by a number of other postcode districts, including SK3 and SK4.

SK2 is right in the heart of Stockport, just south of Manchester. It is an area of affluent homes, transport links and leisure facilities. There are several parks and green spaces for locals to enjoy, as well as some excellent shopping destinations. The municipal park, Heaton Moor, is particularly beautiful, and offers a tranquil escape from city life.

Public transport connections from SK2 are plentiful, with the region served by two Metrolink tram stops and numerous local bus services. It is also home to the Mid Cheshire Line, which runs here to Chester, Crewe and Northwich.

SK2 offers a wide range of educational opportunities at all levels, from primary schools, through to further education college and even the University of Manchester. There are also some excellent local universities, such as Trafford College, which offer higher education courses.

The area is also home to some top-class restaurants, cafes and pubs, which welcome locals and visitors alike.

In terms of leisure activities, SK2 has it all. From sports grounds, to art galleries and museums, there is something to explore for all ages.

SK2 is an area steeped in history and culture. It offers a perfect blend of residential areas, leisure activities and transport links, making it an ideal place to live. It is well-connected and boasts a strong sense of community, as well as a thriving entertainment and business district.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in SK2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 20%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 20% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 92%WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SK2Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

The county of Greater Manchester

SK2 is located in the county of Greater Manchester, in England.

Greater Manchester has a total population of 2,782,100, making it the 3rd largest county in the UK.

Greater Manchester has a total area of 492 square miles, and a population density of 2180 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Greater Manchester Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSK2
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameStockport 015
LSOA NameStockport 015D
CountyGreater Manchester
RegionGreater Manchester
Local AuthorityStockport
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SK2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK2, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bredbury Green
Bunkers Hill
Great Moor
Little Moor
Offerton Green
Stepping Hill
Woods Moor
Browse Postcodes in SK2

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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 (SK) 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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