Chester flat features

The following charts compare flat features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Chester postcode area to the flat features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.

Chester 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.

Chester flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsChesterEngland & Wales
12.8%6.2%
237.2%37.4%
346.3%42.2%
410.2%10.6%
52.5%2.7%
6+1.0%1.0%

Chester flats by floor area size

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

Chester flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeChesterEngland & Wales
under 30m²3.4%4.5%
30-49m²30.0%32.8%
50-69m²42.3%39.5%
70-89m²16.5%16.1%
90-109m²4.3%4.1%
110-149m²2.8%2.2%
150m²+0.7%0.7%

Chester flats by rental type

Chester flats by rental type
Rental typeChesterEngland & Wales
social rental27.2%23.1%
private rental27.5%29.1%
non-rental45.4%47.8%

Chester 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.

Chester flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesChesterEngland & Wales
097.7%97.1%
11.9%2.5%
20.3%0.3%
3+0.1%0.1%

Chester 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.

Chester flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeChesterEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect26.6%29.7%
gas72.3%69.2%
LPG0.2%0.2%
no heat0.6%0.5%
oil0.1%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Chester flats by windows glazing

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

Chester flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingChesterEngland & Wales
sigle6.7%10.5%
double/secondary82.5%77.1%
triple/multiple0.3%0.3%
high perfomance10.5%12.1%

Chester 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.

Chester flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasChesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance63.2%58.2%
no gas meter36.8%41.8%

Chester flats by number of heated rooms

Chester flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsChesterEngland & Wales
14.7%7.2%
237.0%37.4%
345.2%41.6%
49.9%10.3%
52.3%2.6%
6+0.9%0.9%

Chester flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Chester flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingChesterEngland & Wales
solar0.0%0.1%
no solar100.0%99.9%

Associated reports:

Chester home features

Chester house features

Chester home energy certificates

Chester salary and unemployment

Chester crime statistics

Chester population statistics

Chester property prices

Chester energy costs

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