Alfresco dining in Chester extended

Alfresco dining in Chester continues into the New Year as the city centre roads remain closed until 8pm and Alfresco licences are free until autumn 2021. The pedestrian areas in Chester on Northgate Street, Eastgate Street, Bridge Street and Watergate Street were...

Chester’s inner ring-road is going clockwise

Starting from 16 November for approximately 12 months, there will be a clockwise one-way route for most of the inner ring road in order to allow for essential infrastructure works to install a new city centre drainage tunnel through Chester. The new rainwater drainage...

Countdown to Christmas

Whilst Christmas is still three months away, plans for autumn and winter celebrations in Chester are being adapted and changed. Like most plans and activities, doing things differently has been a constant over the past few months. Making plans continues to be a...

High Street Heritage Action Zone launch

Chester’s historic Rows are part of a Government initiative to revitalise 14 historic high streets across the North West. Covid-19 delayed the launch by Historic England for Chester’s project that welcomes £1.08 million funding to improve the look, develop the uses,...

First Archaeological Finds Revealed from Chester Northgate Site

Archaeologists working on the Northgate site alongside the Council’s contractors, have discovered several Roman artefacts which include what is thought to be a rare gaming piece made from bone. The lozenge-shaped gaming piece is highly polished, probably from...