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ABOUT Chester

Chester is famously known as a walled city with population 1 lakh 18 thousand as per 2011 census. The River Dee is the main river flows in the region. It is very near to the border of Wales. During the year of 1541, it got the city status. There were several walls and churches constructed by the Saxons. The West Mercia’s Church became the first Cathedral of the town. Saxons further strengthened the walls of the Cathedral. They want to protect their people against the Danes. It was among the last cities who got defeat from the Normans. There was a castle constructed during the rule of Conqueror William. Still the walls of the Chester are intact. It has medieval structures as well. On commencing of the Industrial Revolution, new roads, railways, and canals were built in the large scale. Some famous Victorian architectures are Grosvenor Museum and Chester Town Hall.

History

Romans founded Chester in AD 79. The Amphitheatre of the city had a capacity of approximately 10,000 people. It is also among largest Amphitheaters in Britain. On the withdrawal of Romans troops from there, the Romans- British Established its Kingdom. The role of Chester during the industrial revolution was commendable. The Union canal built in the heart of the city. The Duke of Westminster owned a huge area of the town.

Geography and Climate

It is located in the southern part of the country. The Chester pebble beds are easily locatable due to trapping of many stones within its strata. The heathland and forest are found in the eastern and Northern part of the Chester. Chester has coastal type climate. It is very near to the Irish Sea. Nevertheless, the temperature is similar to the inland areas. The reason for the contrast is the presence of the Welsh Mountains to the southwest and the Pennine Mountains to the northeast. The official met office of the city is Hawarden Airport. The annual rainfall is below 720mm.

Tourist Attractions and landmarks

The black-and-white architecture, the Rows, and the City walls are famous architectures of the city. The rows are distinctive in Britain. The cathedral and the town hall are recognized as the most important buildings of the town. A thorough investigation is undergoing to the very prominent infrastructures of Romans like Amphitheatre. Grosvenor Museum attracts so many tourists in the region and also helps in the tourism sector of the area. The important festivals of the town area summer music festival, a literature festival, and various mystery plays. For the facilitation of tourists, the government started information Centre in the town.

Demography

As per 2011 population census, the population of the white is maximum and it accounts 90 % of the total population. The rest of the people belongs to the Asian community, mixed race, Sikhs and a few more. The recent 2014 census also shows that around 1 lakh 19 thousand living with the urban area.

Education

The University of Chester is the main place of higher and technical education for the city. It was originally a teacher training college but later on, it was transformed into university level organization in the year of 2005. There is also an institution running for law students in the city.  A vocation college is also giving its services in the town famously known as West Cheshire College. Coming to primary education, the King School as an independent school is giving its services.

Culture

The culture of the region is very rich. Grosvenor Museum, Cheshire Military Museum, Gateway theatre, Odeon cinema, Gateway theatre are the famous locations of the city.

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