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Learn English in Chester | English language school

Learn English in the beautiful heritage city of Chester with a top-ranked language school

Our English language school in Chester is based in 3 elegant buildings in Stanley Place, a small historic square in the old walled city of Chester. 

English in Chester is an ideal place to study English. It is ranked in the Top 2% of language schools in the UK* and is the only year round English language school in Chester. It offers a very warm welcome, excellent teaching and accomodation options.

The school is just a two-minute walk to the heart of the city of Chester and a 15-minute stroll through the beautiful city centre to the main bus station. The school buildings were the homes of Chester's rich and famous people over 200 years ago. Two of the buildings form the main school. The third building, on the other side of the square, is called The Language Training Centre. This is where we hold our 25+ Courses.

Fact File

  • Founded: 1976
  • Classrooms: 21
  • Students: peak 200; off-peak 60
  • Maximum class size: 12
  • Average class size: 10
  • Minimum age: 16
English in Chester Facilities


  • 3 buildings
  • computer room
  • free internet and WiFi access
  • self-access centre
  • dedicated Language Training Centre for 25+ students 
  • common room
  • coffee room
  • patio garden


Nationality Mix

English in Chester Nationality Mix 2019

*based on EL Gazette's review of British Council inspection reports

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