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Stockport (SK4)

The SK4 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of Greater Manchester, and contains a total of 1286 individual postcodes.

There are 7 electoral wards in the SK4 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, 30% of people in SK4 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 SK4 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

The SK4 postcode district is located in the Stockport area of Greater Manchester, England. It has a population of around 24,000 and covers an area of roughly 5.2 sq mi.

The postcode is a suburb of Greater Manchester, and was created in 1974 as a result of the Big Bang reorganisation. Its SK prefix makes it belong to the Stockport postcode area.

SK4 has four main post towns, namely Stockport, Heaton Norris, Gatley and Cheadle Hulme. Each of these post towns contains several neighbourhoods, and has its own particular character.

The main form of transportation in the area is the Stockport Metro, which links some of the post towns to each other and to the city centre. There are also numerous bus routes and national train services in the area, making it easily accessible, especially for commuters.

The area is largely residential and is served by several good schools. There are also a number of small businesses, retail outlets and pubs in each post town.

Stockport, the largest post town in the SK4 area, features a large shopping district and a number of landmarks, such as the Grade II listed Stockport Viaduct. Heaton Norris is home to many historical buildings and properties, and Cheadle Hulme is known for its vast park and outdoor leisure activities.

In recent years, the area has seen major redevelopment projects, including a multiplex cinema, bowling alley, new bars and restaurants, as well as a Tesco superstore in Cheadle Hulme.

The local council has also been proactive in preserving and celebrating the area's heritage. It has launched a number of initiatives to promote and preserve the historical artifacts, buildings, landmarks and unique local culture in each post town.

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  • 89%WORKING

11% of people in SK4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 30%AB
  • 49%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 30% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 83%WHITE
  • 17%NON-WHITE

83% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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SK4Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

The county of Greater Manchester

SK4 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 CodeSK4
Postal TownStockport
MSOA NameStockport 014
LSOA NameStockport 014B
CountyGreater Manchester
RegionGreater Manchester
Local AuthorityStockport
Area ClassificationUrban with Major Conurbation

SK4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Heaton Chapel
Heaton Mersey
Heaton Moor
North Reddish
South Reddish
Browse Postcodes in SK4

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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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