Postcode WA1 3SZ (Warrington)

Map showing WA1 3SZ and nearby postcodes

The postcode WA1 3SZ is located in Warrington It was introduced in January 1980 and is an active postcode. WA1 3SZ is a small user postcode that may contain upto 100 addresses (but 15 is more typical).

WA1 3SZ is one of the more deprived areas in the country. It rates as a 3 on the scale of the index of deprivation (where 10 are the least deprived and 0 are the most deprived areas). The 2011 UK census classified the residents of WA1 3SZ as Hard-pressed living > Challenged terraced workers > Deprived blue-collar terraces.

The closest road name to WA1 3SZ is Elmwood Avenue which is centered 61 m away.

The nearest bus stop is Beresford Street and is 82 m away. The closest railway station is Warrington Central Rail Station, 1.49 km away.

The closest primary school to WA1 3SZ (for ages 11 and under) is Oakwood Avenue Community Primary School.

The local pub for residents of WA1 3SZ is The Star Inn and is 5.54 km away. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) rated it as AwaitingInspection . The nearest takeaway food is available from Forage Box and is 5.54 km distant. The FSA rated this establishment as Good on November 17, 2021.

Residents reported an average download speed of 54 Mbps and an average upload speed of 7.5 Mbps in a 2017 OFCOM broadband survey. 100% of residents have broadband access of ultrafast 300+ Mbps. 100% of residents have broadband access of superfast 30-300 Mbps.

Gas consumption for the area is rated at 1.2 out of 10. Electricity consumption for the area is rated at 0.3 out of 10. Where 0 are the lowest and 10 are the highest consuming areas in the country respectively.

Policing for WA1 3SZ is covered by the Cheshire police force association and Warrington is the NHS Primary Care Trust (PCT) or Care Trust Plus (CT).


Nearby Postcodes

A list of Postcodes adjacent to WA1 3SZ and their respective distances.

Nearby Roads

A list of road names near to WA1 3SZ, and the approximate distance away.

Elmwood Avenue 61 m
Hazel Street 105 m
Pinewood Avenue 123 m
Oakwood Avenue 131 m
Beresford Street 158 m
Marsh Street 158 m
Steel Street 160 m
Elaine Street 164 m
Fife Road 174 m
Elliott Avenue 174 m
Rosewood Avenue 183 m
Ashwood Avenue 186 m
Gorsey Lane 221 m
Briarwood Avenue 254 m
Fothergill Street 255 m


Information about the postcode WA1 3SZ

Introduction January 1980
Termination n/a - Active Postcode
User Type Small User - may contain upto 100 addresses but 15 is more typical

Local Schools

School OFSTED ratings, last inspection dates, student age ranges and approximate distance from WA1 3SZ - Data from 2020-2021

School Ofsted Rating
(Last Inspection)
Oakwood Avenue Community Primary School 0 m
St Benedict's Catholic Primary School Good
(March 28, 2017)
463 m
Beamont Primary School 583 m
St Elphin's (Fairfield) CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(March 21, 2017)
690 m
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School Outstanding
(October 12, 2011)
729 m
Warrington St Ann's CofE Primary School Requires improvement
(October 13, 2021)
1.1 km
Brook Acre Community Primary School Good
(September 21, 2017)
1.19 km
St Margaret's CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School Good
(January 23, 2018)
1.21 km
Bruche Primary School Academy Good
(July 4, 2019)
1.43 km
Beamont Collegiate Academy Good
(June 15, 2017)
1.44 km
Cardinal Newman Catholic High School Good
(October 23, 2019)
1.44 km
UTC Warrington Good
(May 15, 2019)
1.6 km
Padgate Academy 1.61 km
Warrington and Vale Royal College Good
(October 11, 2019)
1.64 km
Christ Church CofE Primary School Padgate Outstanding
(November 25, 2011)
1.64 km
Woolston Brook School Good
(January 10, 2019)
1.65 km
Meadowside Community Primary and Nursery School 1.75 km
St Augustine's Catholic Primary School Good
(June 29, 2021)
1.79 km
St Bridget's Catholic Primary School Requires improvement
(October 16, 2019)
1.86 km
Latchford St James CofE Primary School Good
(May 9, 2017)
1.87 km

Nearby Food

Food establishments with their establishment type, FSA rating score, date of last inspection and approximate distance from WA1 3SZ - Data from Apr 2022

Name Type Rating
(Last Inspection)
Statham Lodge Hotel Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house 5
Very Good
August 20, 2021
5.1 km
Bright Futures School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
5.22 km
Statham Community Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 19, 2018
5.4 km
Statham Little Foxes Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 22, 2020
5.4 km
Forage Box Takeaway/sandwich shop 4
November 17, 2021
5.54 km
The Star Inn Pub/bar/nightclub Awaiting Inspection
5.54 km
Willow Cottage Kitchen LLP Takeaway/sandwich shop 5
Very Good
May 10, 2018
5.54 km
Cheshire Grange Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
January 9, 2020
5.61 km
Red Bank Farm Shop Retailers - other 5
Very Good
June 21, 2019
5.65 km
Puragen Retailers - other 5
Very Good
April 8, 2019
5.67 km
The Vulcan Inn Pub/bar/nightclub 3
October 25, 2018
5.67 km
Morrisons Daily Retailers - other 5
Very Good
September 26, 2019
5.84 km
Evergreen Cafe Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen Awaiting Inspection
5.86 km
Tom's Fruit & Veg Mobile caterer Exempt
July 29, 2019
5.97 km
Lymm Golf Club (Catering) Pub/bar/nightclub 5
Very Good
August 19, 2019
5.98 km
Cherry Tree Out of School Club Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
October 21, 2019
5.98 km
Cherry Tree Primary School School/college/university 5
Very Good
November 27, 2019
5.98 km
St Mary's Pre School Hospitals/Childcare/Caring Premises 5
Very Good
February 26, 2019
5.98 km
St Winefrides RC Church Other catering premises 5
Very Good
May 21, 2018
6.05 km
Vulcan Football Club Other catering premises 5
Very Good
September 11, 2019
6.08 km

Nearby Travel Links

Bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks and airports near to WA1 3SZ - Data from Apr 2022

Beresford Street Bus Stop/Station 82 m
Beresford Street Bus Stop/Station 101 m
Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 145 m
Matthews Street Bus Stop/Station 206 m
Cemetery Bus Stop/Station 220 m
Cockhedge Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.47 km
Central Station Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.5 km
Town Hill Taxi Rank Taxi Rank 1.6 km
Warrington Central Rail Station Rail 1.49 km
Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station Rail 2.38 km
Terminal Two Access Air 19.85 km
Terminal Two Access Air 19.9 km
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Air 19.93 km

Nearby Nature

Woodland, hills, greenspaces, water and other natural features near to WA1 3SZ - Data from Dec 2021

Miles's Bite Inland Water 898 m
The Feeder Inland Water 961 m
Grey Mist Inland Water 2.13 km
Radley Common Woodland Or Forest 2.24 km
Radley Plantation Woodland Or Forest 2.4 km
Woolston New Cut Inland Water 2.44 km
Twig Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.78 km
Bog Wood Woodland Or Forest 2.92 km
Warrington Dock Entrance Inland Water 3.13 km
Big Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.31 km
Seed's Plantation Woodland Or Forest 3.35 km
Ladies' Walk Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.44 km
Houghton Green Pool Inland Water 3.55 km
Twenty Acre Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.61 km
Little Moss Wood Woodland Or Forest 3.64 km


Broadband availability and performance statistics for WA1 3SZ - Data from Ofcom 2017

All Speeds Median Avg Max
Download 48.8 Mbps 54 Mbps 107 Mbps
Upload 10 Mbps 7.5 Mbps 17.35 Mbps
Speed Band
Users Download
Avg Mbps
Avg Mbps
0-2 Mbps 0% 7.7 0.7
2-5 Mbps 0% - -
5-10 Mbps 0% - -
10-30 Mbps 0% 25 9
30-300 Mbps 0% 87.6 11.4
300+ Mbps 100% - -

Gas Consumption

11 meters consuming 89,028 kWh - mean 8,093 kWh : median 6,856 kWh

Electricity Consumption

11 meters consuming 28,850 kWh - mean 2,623 kWh : median 1,914 kWh

Energy usage data for WA1 3SZ - Data from 2020


Country England
Latitude 53.39842800
Longitude -2.57342300
OS Easting 361969
OS Northing 0389220
OS Positional Quality Within the building of the matched address closest to the postcode mean

Index of Deprivation

Most Deprived
Least Deprived

Police Force Association



Westminster Parliamentary
Warrington North
Electoral Ward Fairfield and Howley
Local Authority District Warrington
Region / Government Office Region North West
European Electoral Region North West
Local Enterprise Partnership Primary: Cheshire and Warrington
Local Learning and Skills Council Cheshire and Warrington

ONS Statistical Regions

International Territorial Level Code E06000007
Travel To Work Area Warrington and Wigan


NHS England Region North West
Primary Care Trust
Cancer Alliance Cheshire and Merseyside
Strategic Health Authority
North West
Sustainability and Transformation
Cheshire and Merseyside
Clinical Comissioning Group
NHS Warrington CCG

2011 Census

Output Area Classification Supergroup: Hard-pressed living
Group: Challenged terraced workers
Subgroup: Deprived blue-collar terraces
Rural-Urban Classification (England/Wales) Urban city and town
Built-Up Area Warrington BUA
Built-Up Area Sub-Division (pseudo) England (not covered)
Workplace Zone E33007018
Middle Layer Super Output Area
Intermediate Zone
Warrington 011
Lower Layer Super Output Area
Data Zone
Warrington 011A
Output Area / Small Area 8B1