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Cheshire flat features

The following charts compare flat features in Cheshire county to the flat features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Cheshire, inner charts show share for England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2016. Data is available for more than 50% of all domestic properties. In case of multiple certificate for one property, only the latest available certificate data was used in the charts.

Cheshire flats by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Cheshire flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsCheshireEngland & Wales
13.4%5.8%
244.4%37.4%
343.1%42.6%
47.0%10.5%
51.3%2.7%
6+0.8%1.0%

Cheshire flats by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Cheshire flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeCheshireEngland & Wales
29m² or less3.0%4.2%
30-49m²36.8%33.5%
50-69m²45.4%39.8%
70-89m²10.5%15.7%
90-109m²2.2%4.0%
110-149m²1.7%2.1%
150m²+0.4%0.7%

Cheshire flats by rental type

Cheshire flats by rental type
Rental typeCheshireEngland & Wales
social rental27.0%24.6%
private rental22.7%27.7%
non-rental50.3%47.6%

Cheshire flats by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Cheshire flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesCheshireEngland & Wales
098.8%96.4%
11.0%3.1%
20.1%0.4%
3+0.0%0.1%

Cheshire flats by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Cheshire flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeCheshireEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect32.6%28.9%
gas66.6%69.7%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.4%0.5%
oil0.2%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Cheshire flats by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Cheshire flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingCheshireEngland & Wales
sigle5.9%12.0%
double/secondary83.3%79.2%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.5%8.5%

Cheshire flats by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Cheshire flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasCheshireEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance56.4%61.5%
no gas meter43.6%38.5%

Cheshire flats by number of heated rooms

Cheshire flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsCheshireEngland & Wales
14.3%7.0%
243.7%37.5%
343.1%41.9%
46.9%10.2%
51.3%2.5%
6+0.7%0.9%

Cheshire flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Cheshire flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingCheshireEngland & Wales
solar0.1%0.1%
no solar99.9%99.9%

Associated reports:

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Cheshire home energy certificates

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Cheshire energy costs

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