Chester Handbooks – Delivering your message in Chester!

About Us

Back in 2005, the Layder family launched a local community based handbook, the first issue, ‘Huntington Handbook’ which was published in April 2005 and was delivered to 1,400 residents by David Layder personally.

Fast forward 16 years to 2021 we are proud to have six local handbooks with 26,000 copies dropping through letterboxes in and around Chester each and every month.

Chester Handbooks deliver to all homes and businesses in Upton, The Bache, Moston and Newton, Vicars Cross, Mollington, Saughall, Backford, Parkgate Road, Little Saughall, Huntington, Saighton, Caldy Valley, and Boughton, Northgate Village, Liverpool Road, Newtown, City Road, Brook Street, Canal Wharf, the outskirts of Chester, Great Sutton & Stanney Oaks!

There isn’t much we don’t know about advertising and marketing, and between us we have nigh on 40 years experience of working with companies and traders, large and small, with a genuine interest in the individual journey to develop and sustain your place in the particular business sector – as we have.

With the continued support of the community, readers and advertisers Chester Handbooks has grown from strength to strength to become the largest independent publisher in the Chester area yet maintaining a friendly and personal service.

No gimmicks, just straight forward honest and reliable advice. Continue to grow YOUR business with the Chester Handbooks Team – if it works for 400 advertisers each month it can work for you!

Advertise With Us

Full Page

£129.00 per issue + VAT

WIDTH 148mm
HEIGHT 210mm + 3mm bleed

Half Page

£75.00 per issue + VAT

WIDTH 132mm


Quarter Page

£49.00 per issue + VAT

WIDTH 64mm

Eighth Page

£80.00 four issues + VAT
Pre-payment required

WIDTH 60mm


We reliably reach 60,000 potential customers in and around the Chester area each and every month.

Discounted packages available for bookings of 3, 6 and 12 month periods. Ask about the bigger discounts available with our easy payment terms, allowing you and your staff more time to concentrate on getting more customers.


Free Design Service Available

Whether it’s printing of leaflets, banners, A-Board posters, logo creation and branding, we can do the hard work for you!

All we’ll need to design your work is a logo (if you have one), contact details (number, email, website, address), clear and understandable information and the advert size you would like to book. Dimensions are shown above.

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Have a chat with us:

01829 770895


Chester Handbooks
Unit 3 Poplar Farm Studio