Newton, Chester

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This article is about a suburb of Chester. See also Newtown, which lies just outside Chester city walls.
Newton is located in Cheshire
Newton shown within Cheshire
Population 9,556 (2011 Ward)
OS grid reference SJ421684
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHESTER
Postcode district CH2
Dialling code 01244
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
CheshireCoordinates: 53°12′37″N 2°52′03″W / 53.21015°N 2.86743°W / 53.21015; -2.86743

Newton is a suburb in the north-east of Chester, in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. Including the locale of Plas Newton, the area is contiguous with Upton to the north and Hoole to the south. The electoral ward involved had a population taken at the 2011 census was 9,556.[1]

Newton is made up of some privately owned residential properties, but mainly comprises a large council estate now co-owned with Cheshire West and Chester Council and run by Chester and District Housing Trust (C&DHT).


Local schools in the area include Newton Primary School and, in the independent sector, The Firs School.

Politics and Governance[edit]

British Parliament[edit]

Newton is in the City of Chester parliamentary constituency and is represented by Chris_Matheson MP

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 29 May 2015.