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Handbridge Summer Festival
TBA 2024
11am - 6pm
Handbridge Chester

Handbridge Summer Festival – bringing the community together.
Organised by Handbridge Community Association volunteers the event will be held on Handbridge between the Ship Inn & Handbridge Pub.
Come along for a great day out with friends and family.
Stalls with artisan crafts, tasty treats and street food. Teas and cakes in St Mary’s Handbridge Centre 12noon - 4pm.
A full line up of live entertainment on the main stage in the Co Op car park and lots lots more. - Handbridge Chester Event Page Three

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13 Queens Park View
CH4 7
01244 675916

Convenience Store · Shopping & Retail · Grocery Store

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Carlton fest - Carlton Fest

Hosted by The Carlton Tavern
TBA 2023
The Carlton Tavern
Hartington street

It’s our 5 year anniversary so What better way to celebrate than doing what we do best here at the carlton and throwing a big 3 day musical festival.
Live music from 7pm on the Friday right through till 11pm on Sunday night.
With 27 acts over the weekend celebrating all of our favourite artists who have shaped the Carlton’s musical journey.
This is our most ambitious one to date and we’ve been kind by placing it over the bank holiday weekend so you have Monday to recover.

Exsqueezeme - 13 Handbridge Exsqueezeme
13 Handbridge
01244 637960
Hours 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM


Very colourful small shop and friendly atmosphere. Always fresh products and very healthy. Everything in reasonable prices. Juices, organics, nuts....

New The Palace Darling
20 Handbridge
01244 681 990 website has closed

Chateau De Sable has moved to Watergate Street

Georges Big Mans shop has moved to Sealand Road

Uniformity Clothing Co

Handbridge SignThe Old Dee Bridge Handbridge


Handbridge Festival 2023
Sunday 25th June 2023

Handbridge Event 1
Handbridge Event 2


Handbridge is a suburb of Chester located to the south of the city centre, outside the city walls across the River Dee. Here you can find some shops and the Minerva Shrine.

The Minerva Stone Handbridge Chester

Alec Edwards Alec Edwards. Please click for

Alec Edwards

2 Mill Street
01244 671797

Alec Edwards Shoes are footwear retailers with impeccable taste. Carrying the very best quality range of styles and makes in shoes and boots, we look forward to providing what you are looking for. Our prices are highly competitive, the service friendly and helpful and the location, convenient. Located on Mill Street in Handbridge, Chester, Alec Edwards Shoes is off the main street with easy parking.
The very latest designs as well as firm favourites from well known designers and up-and-coming new names, we have a selection that can provide for every taste and occasion. Established in 1945, we sell stylish European shoes for men and women and handbags from Italy and elsewhere.
Our women's shoes range from ballerina pumps to formal court and evening shoes plus smart, casual wear. We are agents too for Rieker and Rohde-Van-Dal, famous names in quality women's shoes.
Our exceptional men's range offers bench made, English shoes from Northampton and we are proud to be agents for designers Barkers, Cheaney and Loake.
Parking is in the street outside the shop and we are open 9:30am-5:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Closed Wednesdays and Sundays. If you require out of hours service, please don't hesitate to ask and we will do our very best to accommodate your requirements.

Bench made shoes
Formal & evening shoes
Business shoes
Country & casual shoes
Rieker shoes for women
Van-Dal women's shoes
Cheaney men's shoes
Barker Men's shoes
Loaks shoes for men
Shoes & boots for all occasions
Shoe care
Italian handbags
Nicoli handbags
H.B Italian
Competitive prices

Chaps Chaps


1 Handbridge
01244 680 004

Gents Hairdresser, Barbers

Vogue Salon Vogue Salon

Vogue Salon

3 Handbridge
01244 676 468

Vogue Hair Salon First class service guaranteed

Caring, with a high standard of experienced and modern stylists

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Doorsteps of Handbridge Doorsteps of Handbridge

Doorsteps of Handbridge

5 Handbridge
01244 675 656

Quality Sandwiches

Numark Pharmacy Numark Pharmacy

Numark Pharmacy

Handbridge Pharmacy
7 - 9 Handbridge
01244 683 454

Repeat Prescription Collection
Ostomy Appliances
Pregnancy Testing
Herbal Treatments
Disabled Access
Emergency Hormonal Contraception
Gluten Free Foods
Health Promotions
Incontinence Products
Medicines Check
Methadone Dispensing
Monitored Dosage Systems
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Private Consultation Area
Stop Smoking Service
Blood Pressure Monitors
Travel Health

Delikate Delikate


11 Handbrige
01244 677 112

Food & Drink Delicatessen in Chester

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Edens of Handbridge Edens of Handbridge. Please click for Facebook Group

Edens of Handbridge

13-13a Handbridge
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Fruit Shop

Facebook Group

The Web Master has Visited this establishment Date Visited Monday 15th October 2012

Apollo Blinds
Apollo Blinds

Apollo Blinds

15 Handbridge
01244 561 321

Apollo Blinds

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Brown Sugar Brown Sugar

Brown Sugar

19 Handbridge
01244 683 386

Revive is a sanctuary of luxury, providing beauty, tanning and grooming treatments for both women and men. Offering a complete head-to-toe service.

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Revive Revive


17 Handbridge
01244 681 610

Revive is a sanctuary of luxury, providing beauty, tanning and grooming treatments for both women and men. Offering a complete head-to-toe service.

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The Ship Inn The Ship Inn Handbridge Chester

The Ship Inn

18 Handbridge
01244 678 400

Brand new gastro pub opened just outside the City Walls in Handbridge next to the Old Dee Bridge.
Bar on the ground floor and restaurant on the second floor with views of Edgar's Field and the Minerva Shrine.

Re-opened 29th April 2009

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The Palace Darling The Palace Darling

The Palace Darling

The Palace
20 Handbridge
01244 681 990

Parking Street Parking

Chester's Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Stockist Creative Workshop Provider Inerior Design Inspiration and Advice Services: Furniture Painting, Upholstery, Cushion and Lampshade Making, Curtain and Blind Making.

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Beautiful Nails Beautiful Nails

Beautiful Nails

20A Handbridge
01244 637 103
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Colouring - Cutting - Extensions - Hair

Nails - Beauty - Tanning

Mummy’s Yummys Mummy’s Yummys

Mummy’s Yummys

30 Handbridge

Mummy’s Yummys creates individually inspired cupcakes, muffins and more, baked using only the very best ingredients, including locally sourced free-range eggs and the best Madagascan vanilla. Everything is baked to order at our bakery located in Chester and can be personally delivered anywhere within the city or surrounding areas.
Individually decorated by hand, our cupcakes are the perfect way to mark any occasion, whether it's a wedding, birthday, corporate event or simply to say thankyou to someone special. Just provide the theme and occasion and Mummy’s Yummys will do the rest, freshly baking and creating your special order ready for you to enjoy.
Please take your time to look around our website and I look forward to hearing from you soon

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Handbridge Launderette Handbridge Launderette

Handbridge Launderette

35 Handbridge
01244 681 009

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Overleigh Private Day Nursery Overleigh Private Day Nursery. Please click for

Overleigh Private Day Nursery

2 Overleigh Road
01244 659 699

We would like to take this opportunity to Welcome you to the Overleigh Private Day Nursery Website. The purpose of this website is to give you some insight into how Overleigh Private Day Nursery can help you and your child throughout the first Twelve Years of your child's life. Our aim at Overleigh Private Day Nursery is to create a home from home atmosphere, whilst in a safe and stimulating environment that will nurture your child’s every need, with love, care, happiness and security.
Starting nursery can be a big step for your child (and some parents) and you may be concerned about how your child will settle in. Our aim is to make this experience comfortable and worry-free. We are very interested in any ideas or thoughts that you feel may help your child to feel happy, healthy and confident. We hope that this website will help to give you a valuable insight into many areas of Overleigh Private Day Nursery.
Opening times
Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:30pm
Children are only to be dropped off at nursery from the times stated above.
The building officially closes at 6:30pm and all children must be collected before this time.
- For You and Your Children's Safety -
- We have a Safe and Secure Car-park at the rear of the building
- Contact the number or address below for an appointment to visit, or if you have any other enquiries...

The Red Lion The Red Lion. Please click to see their website

The Red Lion

37 Overleigh Road
01244 630 868

The Bar and Courtyard in Handbridge, Chester has reverted back to its old name The Red Lion.
This traditonal pub is located on the main street in the heart of the suburb of Handbridge less than a mile from the Cross across the River Dee.

Warm and welcoming, The Red Lion in Handbridge is a cosy pub with real ales, real fires, fabulous food and great atmosphere. Situated on the outskirts of Chester City Centre just a short stroll up from the River Dee we are arguably the most traditional pub in the area and boast an envied beer garden. With patio heaters, canopies, plenty of seating and FREE barbecue hire, it's a fantastic place for parties all-year-round.

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The Grosvenor Arms The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms

32 Handbridge
01244 680 221

Parking Patrons Parking

Cosy, friendly atmosphere
Comfortable Lounge
Fully stocked bar, offering a good selection of real ales, lagers, spirits and fine wines
Tempting menu of hot and cold home-cooked food served lunchtimes
Satellite TV
Regular evening entertainment as well as pool teams, football teams and dart teams

The Web Master has Visited this establishment Date Visited Saturday 24th August 2013

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The Handbridge The Handbridge Pub Sign

The Handbridge

66 Handbridge
01244 676 194

A spacious, light & bright pub & dining venue that offers a comfortable, relaxed & convivial place to meet friends & family. With a roaring log fire in winter to toast your toes, gaze into & dream of sunnier climes whilst sipping a hot chocolate laced with rum. It’s cozy but uncluttered, traditional with a modern twist, atmospheric with a good pub feel.
To the rear there’s a covered & heated smoking area with complimentary wraps & rugs to add an extra layer for those bitter cold nights. In the summer the sun terrace is the perfect setting for morning coffee & toast before heading for the shops on a Saturday morning. The secure, lawned beer garden gets the sun all day & evening, so wile away the afternoon with a bottle of wine, bread & olives or chew the fat over a few beers to your heart’s content. The view of the beautiful St Mary’s Church that looms over adds to the tranquility of the setting.
In short, Handbridge has all the trappings of a country pub, just 2 minutes away from the city centre. The bar is fully stocked with Casque Marque real ales, crisp lagers & an eclectic collection of bottled beers & ciders. Fine, yet affordable, wines from around the world including the classics, with a choice of 10 by the glass.
A wide range of sprits with options in all categories & a short but enticing cocktail list compliment the beverage offer. The regularly changing, seasonal menu, boasts fresh, honest food, made from Great British ingredients, local where possible, without any pretence. Available for small, bespoke weddings, Christenings, Birthday Parties & funeral wakes. Our Chef can tailor all menus to suit all occasions & budgets.

Opening Times
Mondays 4pm - 10pm (Food 5pm - 8.30pm)
Tuesdays 4pm - 11pm (Food 5pm - 8.30pm)
Wednesdays 11am-3pm & 4pm - 11pm (Food 11am - 2.30pm & 5pm - 9pm)
Thursdays 11am - 11pm (Food 11am - 2.30pm &5pm - 9pm)
Friday & Saturdays 11am - 11pm (Food 11am - 9.30pm)
Sundays 11am - 10pm (Food 11am - 8.00pm)

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Samantha Wild Samantha Wild

Samantha Wild

58 Handbridge
01244 677 557


St Mary without-the-walls St Mary without-the-walls

St Mary without-the-walls

01244 675 199

Parish Church

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Crumbs of Handbridge Crumbs of Handbridge

Crumbs of Handbridge

14 Queen's Park
01244 683 401

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Roman Ford

Roman Ford Handbridge Chester
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Greenway Street

Greenway Street was once home to Chester's long gone Salmon fishing industry
Greenway Street 1
Greenway Street 2
Greenway Street 3


Shetland Ponies are kept in a field next to the River Dee under the Church
Rock Cut Steps

Overleigh Roundabout

Overleigh Roundabout 1

Overleigh Roundabout 2

Overleigh Cemetery

Overleigh Cemetery is a Victorian cemetery located across the River Dee and Grosvenor Bridge. Due to the graveyards in the city being full it was decided to build a new cemetery outside the city walls. The original place was to be the Little Roodee the other side of the river. But eventually the far side of the river was chosen. The cemetery contains the grave of the famous Victorian Architect John Douglas and Edward Langtree.

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Overleigh Cemetery

The House called 'Nowhere'

The House called 'Nowhere'


Overleigh Roundabout


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The Grosvenor Arms

The Red Lion

Chester Smiles

Overleigh Orthodontics


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