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Chester home features

The following charts compare home (both flats and houses) features in Chester postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Outer ring charts show share in Chester, 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.

Chester homes 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 homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsChesterEngland & Wales
10.7%1.7%
29.1%12.6%
316.9%21.1%
423.2%22.4%
528.2%22.9%
6+22.0%19.2%

Chester homes by floor area size

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

Chester homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeChesterEngland & Wales
29m² or less0.7%1.4%
30-49m²9.2%12.5%
50-69m²20.5%23.7%
70-89m²31.3%28.4%
90-109m²17.6%14.7%
110-149m²13.0%11.8%
150m²+7.8%7.5%

Chester homes by rental type

Chester homes by rental type
Rental typeChesterEngland & Wales
social rental12.5%14.2%
private rental14.6%16.6%
non-rental72.9%69.2%

Chester homes 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 homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesChesterEngland & Wales
088.8%88.8%
18.9%9.1%
21.9%1.7%
3+0.4%0.4%

Chester homes 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 homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeChesterEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.6%0.5%
dual0.1%0.2%
elect7.5%11.8%
gas87.5%82.6%
LPG0.8%0.7%
no heat0.4%0.3%
oil3.0%3.6%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Chester homes by windows glazing

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

Chester homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingChesterEngland & Wales
sigle5.1%6.6%
double/secondary89.3%86.7%
triple/multiple0.2%0.2%
high perfomance5.4%6.4%

Chester homes 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 homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasChesterEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance82.5%76.2%
no gas meter17.5%23.8%

Chester homes by number of heated rooms

Chester homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsChesterEngland & Wales
11.6%2.7%
29.8%13.3%
317.4%21.4%
423.3%22.3%
527.1%22.1%
6+20.8%18.3%

Chester homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Chester homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingChesterEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

Chester house features

Chester flat features

Chester crime statistics

Chester population statistics

Chester home energy certificates

Chester real estate market

Chester salary and unemployment

Chester energy costs

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