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Stockport (SK7)

The SK7 postcode area is located in the Stockport postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 1505 individual postcodes.

There are 27 electoral wards in the SK7 postcode area, including Alderley Edge, Buxton, Cheadle, Dukinfield, Glossop, High Peak, Hyde, Macclesfield, Stalybridge, Stockport, Wilmslow which come under the local authority of the Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 36% of people in SK7 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 SK7 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 SK7 postcode, based in Stockport, is a popular postal district for the area and serves approximately 45,000 people. It consists of four main areas in total: Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Gatley and Shaw Heath.

Cheadle is an affluent and popular suburb in the south of Stockport known for its beautiful 16th-century buildings and its old-fashioned charm. The Cheadle Hulme area is a popular commuter village, well connected to nearby cities by Metrolink and the motorway network. In the area you will find Cheadle Hulme railway station, which is a great option for travelling into Manchester city centre, plus a range of shops, bars and restaurants. Gatley is an ideal spot for outdoor activities and takes its name from the Saxon for goat settlement'. It has an extensive select of old pubs, charming restaurants and vibrant bars, and located just a short drive away is Brookside Retail Park. The Shaw Heath area has something to offer for everyone, from independent shops, cafes and bars to sports centres, parks and playgrounds.

In terms of leisure activities, there are plenty of options within the SK7 postcode. You can take a stroll around Torkington Park and soak in the lush green scenery, or pop over to Cheadle Hulme Park for an adventure play area and crazy golf. Whether it's cycling, sailing or canoeing, there are plenty of rivers and canals ready to explore, including the nearby Peak Forest Canal, and if you're looking for a bite to eat, you'll have plenty of choices here too.

Lastly, the SK7 postcode is home to a number of highly rated educational establishments, from primary and secondary schools, to colleges and universities, such as Stockport College and the University of Manchester. There are also plenty of faith schools too, such as Manchester Islamic High School for Girls, just to name one.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 91%WORKING

9% of people in SK7 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 36%AB
  • 50%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 36% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 91%WHITE

91% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of

SK7 is located in the county of , in .

has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

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

 Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSK7
Postal TownStockport
Local Authority
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SK7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SK7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bramhall Moor
Bramhall Park
Cale Green
Cheadle Hulme
Great Moor
Hazel Grove
Higher Poynton
Hope Green
Kitt's Moss
Norbury Moor
Offerton Green
Smithy Green
Stepping Hill
Woods Moor
Browse Postcodes in SK7

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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'.

Your views ofSK7

KR, stockport

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

I like the hedges and trees as there are plenty of them. The people that live in this area are very pleasant however there isn't much of a neighbourhood community.

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