Our name has changed from Chester Municipal Charities to The Chester Bluecoat Charity.

For further information about The Chester Bluecoat Charity, funding applications or our almshouses:


01244 345787




The Chester Bluecoat CharityThe BluecoatUpper Northgate StreetChesterCH1 4EE

For further information about The Bluecoat and room rental:


01244 403277



Contact Us

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How to find us

The Bluecoat is in the heart of Chester, on Upper Northgate Street, near the Town Hall, Storyhouse and Chester Cathedral.


The Bluecoat doesn’t have its own car park but is within walking distance of Garden Lane and Delamere Street car parks.

Public transport

The Bluecoat is a short walk from the bus station. Visit the bus service timetables directory or call Cheshire Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 between 8am and 8pm (calls cost 12p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge).

Chester railway station is a 20-minute walk from The Bluecoat.