Chester & Cheshire

Chester ranked number one place to live in UK. This is why!

The end of 2015 saw Chester announced as the best place to live in the country by UK Hot Housing Index. The city outranked hundreds in a top 50 survey that was drawn up by location specialists, taking into account a number of factors that include but are not limited to employment, amenities, school provision and internet connectivity. Chester was awarded an overall top score of 75.7%

Chester has a number of things going for it. Chester maintains a city status, but does not carry the recognised connotations of a city such as London, Birmingham or Manchester, meaning that it has all the best bits from the city, yet protects a certain charm and calmness to its environment.

The location of Chester can be quite simply put as prime. Just a short drive to Liverpool and Manchester means you never more than an hour away from bigger city life, while you are just short of a forty minute drive to North Wales, where you’ll access glorious scenery, the seaside and a whole host of activities that come with the great outdoors.

“The area is considered as very affluent, and its location attracts young professionals thanks to its easy links to Liverpool and Manchester”, said the Survey of Chester. "These affluent, young individuals are particularly drawn to the quality of the retail and leisure offer within Chester, which scores very highly on the level of amenities and high levels of employment."

The town centre of Chester is dominated by older building such as Victorian and Medieval buildings that have been restored. This makes for a unique and beautiful town centre that not only homes many amenities, range of shops and restaurants, but also ensures you have excellent surroundings on your trips into the centre.

After arriving with help from removal companies Chester, you’ll want to indulge in some fine food and drink; there is no shortage of places to enjoy. Most bars and restaurants are within Medieval or Tudor buildings. You can head to the central cross in the centre and use it as your landmark for finding your ideal eating and drinking place. From here, there are four roads, filled with places to eat, drink and shop – meaning there is no shortage.

A range of attractions and activities are available for visit in Chester, from Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium and Chester Cathedral, to the Racecourse, Grosvenor Museum and Dewa Roman Experience. There is something for all ages on all types of days.
Moving to Chester is a popular idea for some, of which requires removal companies Chester to step in and help. By using a removal company as such, you’ll enjoy quick, care free, safe and organised packing, transport and unpacking that ensures you are all set for your new home and area.


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