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Street naming and numbering

Number 15 - House door numberThe address of a property is an issue of significant importance as postal and emergency services requires efficient means of locating and referencing properties. Cheshire West and Chester Council is the Street Naming and Numbering authority for the borough.

Despite the Council possessing the ability to assign and re-assign an address to a property, the responsibility of allocating a postcode falls to Royal Mail. However they will only issue a postcode for a new street when requested by the Council.

Where to find help

Application forms and guidance