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Stockport (SK22)

The SK22 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Derbyshire, and contains a total of 476 individual postcodes.

There are 23 electoral wards in the SK22 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow which come under the local authority of the High Peak Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 26% of people in SK22 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 SK22 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The SK22 postcode is an area in the district of High Peak, in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of the United Kingdom. It covers five settlements, which are the villages of Bollington, Charlesworth, Compstall, Hawk Green, and Marple Bridge.

The villages that make up the SK22 postcode are known for their rural feel and unique history. It is close to the towns of Stockport, Glossop, and Hyde and is fairly close to Manchester, meaning commuters have easy access to larger cities. Bollington is the largest settlement in the SK22 postcode area, with a population of over 7,000 people.

Aside from its small villages, the SK22 postcode area has many attractions for visitors and locals alike. Bollington was once the home of Arthur Worthington, who was the first Englishman recorded as having made a parachute jump, and for that reason is sometimes referred to as the 'Birthplace of Parachuting'. It is also home to the White Nancy Monument, a monument designed by Sir Robert Smirke in 1815 that overlooks the village.

Hawk Green is known for its cricket ground, which is home to Hawk Green Cricket Club, one of the oldest cricket teams in Derbyshire. Charlesworth is a popular tourist spot, with a wealth of old buildings and a Grade II-listed bridge, but it is also home to a number of pubs and restaurants. Compstall has a quaint old mill, which was once used to power a paper mill and is now a popular museum. Marple Bridge has a lovely park, surrounded by several pubs, cafes, and eateries, making it a popular spot for walkers.

The SK22 postcode area boasts a variety of amenities, including schools, health centres, shops, libraries, and pubs. The area is also known for its open spaces, with a variety of parks and nature reserves to explore, including Lyme Park, which is located close to Compstall and Marple. Visitors and residents alike can also take advantage of the local canals, which offer stunning views and great opportunities for walking and cycling.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SK22 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 26%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 26% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Derbyshire

SK22 is located in the county of Derbyshire, in England.

Derbyshire has a total population of 1,042,000, making it the 20th largest county in the UK.

Derbyshire has a total area of 1013 square miles, and a population density of 396 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Derbyshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSK22
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameHigh Peak 005
LSOA NameHigh Peak 005D
Local AuthorityHigh Peak
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

SK22 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK22, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Birch Vale
Brook Bottom
Farlands Booth
Hague Bar
Higher Chisworth
Lane Ends
Little Hayfield
Low Leighton
Mill Brow
New Mills
The Banks
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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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